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Robot Building for Beginners, Third Edition by David Cook

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Introduction

I wrote this book because I love building robots. I want you to love building robots, too.

It took me a while to learn about many of the tools and parts in amateur robotics. Perhaps by writing about my experiences, I can give you a head start.

It’s amazing that so many brilliant minds work in the virtual universe now, rather than with what can be touched. Ideally, you’ll join the select ranks of inventors who create things that are physically real, even if homemade.

Intended Audience

This book is aimed at teenagers or adults who have an avid interest in science and who dream of building household explorers. No formal engineering education is assumed.

The robot described and built in this book is battery powered and about the size ...

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