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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book (Full Color) by Laurens Valk

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Chapter 10. building with beams, axles, connector blocks, and motors

You’ve already learned a lot about programming robots, but learning to build robots is just as important. Building experience comes with practice, but this part of the book aims to give you a solid introduction to building robots with your EV3 set. In this chapter, you’ll begin looking at how you can create sturdy structures for your robots using beams, frames, pins, connector blocks, and axles, as shown in Figure 10-1. You’ll also learn how the LEGO unit grid can help you design your own constructions of beams and connector blocks. In Chapter 11, you’ll learn how gears work.

Each of the examples presented in this chapter can be built using the pieces in your EV3 set, though not ...

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