Chapter 5Building Robot Bodies—the Basics
So we know robots are a clever combination of mechanics and electronics. The mechanical part constitutes the “body” of the robot—call it a frame, a base, a platform, it’s all the same.
Constructing a robot body comprises three straightforward tasks:
Choose the material (you can mix and match).
As needed, cut it to shape, and drill holes for mounting parts.
Put it all together.
In this chapter you’ll be introduced ...