Basic Robot Building With LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0

Basic Robot Building With LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0

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Basic Robot Building with LEGOAr MindstormsAr NXT 2.0 ABSOLUTELY NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Learn LEGOAr MindstormsAr NXT 2.0 from the ground up, hands-on, in full color! Ever wanted to build a robot? Nowa€™s the time, LEGOAr MindstormsAr NXT 2.0 is the technology, and this is the book. You can do this, even if youa€™ve never built or programmed anything! Dona€™t worry about where to begin: start right here. John Baichtal explains everything you need to know, one ridiculously simple step at a timea€b and shows you every key step with stunningly clear full-color photos! You wona€™t just learn conceptsa€“youa€™ll put them to work in three start-to-finish projects, including three remarkable bots you can build right this minute, with zero knowledge of programming or robotics. Ita€™s going to be simplea€“and ita€™s going to be fun. All you need is in the boxa€“and in this book! Unbox your LEGOAr MindstormsAr NXT 2.0 set, and discover exactly what youa€™ve got Build a Backscratching Bot immediately Connect the NXT Intelligent Brick to your computer (Windows or Mac) Navigate the Bricka€™s menus and upload programs Start writing simple new programsa€“painlessly Build the Clothesline Cruiser, a robot that travels via rope Program your robota€™s movements Learn to create stronger, tougher models Help your robot sense everything from distance and movement to sound and color Build a miniature tank-treaded robot that knows how to rebound Write smarter programs by creating your own programming blocks Discover what to learn next, and which additional parts you might want to buy JOHN BAICHTAL is a contributor to MAKE magazine and Wireda€™s GeekDad blog. He is the co-author of The Cult of Lego (No Starch) and author of Hack This: 24 Incredible Hackerspace Projects from the DIY Movement (Que). Most recently he wrote Make: Lego and Arduino Projects for MAKE, collaborating with Adam Wolf and Matthew Beckler. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife and three children.Still, you can actually build the Alpha Rex, following the instructions contained in the Mindstorms software that came with the set. Note: Alpha Rex Directions I didna#39; t include directions for building Alpha Rex in this book because instructions foranbsp;...

Title:Basic Robot Building With LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0
Author:John Baichtal
Publisher:Que Publishing - 2013-01-07


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