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Robot Builder's Bonanza, 4th Edition, 4th Edition by Gordon McComb

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Chapter 19Robot Power Systems

You learned about batteries in the preceding chapter. Now you can go about using them in your robot designs. That takes attaching the battery (or battery pack) to the robot and stringing wires from the battery to the motors and electronics of your robot.

Easily enough said, but the specifics are a bit more than this. This chapter cracks what you need to know to apply power systems to your robots.

FYIThis chapter makes reference to common electronic components, such as resistors, capacitors, and diodes. If you’re new to these subjects, be sure to check out Chapter 30, “Building Robot Electronics—the Basics,” and Chapter 31, “Common Electronic Components for Robotics.” You may also want to check out the newbie lessons ...

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