Whether you are just getting started with personal 3D printing or already have a little experience, Practical 3D Printers explains everything you need to know to calibrate and customize your printer, and find, design, and create amazing objects from digital 3D models.
Create your own Arduino-based designs, gain in-depth knowledge of the architecture of Arduino, and learn the user-friendly Arduino language. Get hands-on experience using a variety of projects and recipes, from home automation to test equipment.
Almost every Arduino hacker or maker attempts progressively more complex projects. Catering to this curiosity and yen for advancement with Practical Arduino Engineering, Harold Timmis explains and helps to implement sound engineering principles, making them accessible to those who would prefer to build things rather than attend college.
So, you've created a few projects with Arduino, and now it's time to kick it up a notch. Where do you go next? With Pro Arduino, you'll learn about new tools, techniques, and frameworks to make even more ground-breaking, eye-popping projects.
Robot Building for Beginners is an update of David Cook's best-selling Robot Building for Beginners. This book continues its aim at teenagers and adults who have an avid interest in science and dream of building household explorers. No formal engineering education is assumed.
Learning robotics by yourself isn't easy, but it helps when the encouragement comes from an expert who's spent years in the field. Not only does veteran author David Cook assist you in understanding the component parts of robot development, but he also presents valuable techniques that prepare you to make new discoveries on your own.
Squeak: Learn Programming with Robots will teach you core programming concepts based on simple, visual problems that involve manipulation of robots, or "turtles." You will learn basic programming concepts like loops, abstractions, composition, and conditionals.
The Definitive Guide to Building Java Robots is for educators, students, hobbyists, and startups looking for Java/hardware interaction. This book shows you how to use your PC to build robots, and how you can interface with a microcontroller to do the basics.