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The LEGO Mindstorms NXT idea book [electronic resource] : design, invent, and build / Martijn Boogaarts ... [et al.].

Author/Creator:
Boogaarts, Martijn, author.
Publication:
San Francisco : No Starch Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (367 p.)
Edition:
1st edition
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Subjects:
Robots -- Design and construction.
Robots -- Programming.
LEGO toys.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
This books chapters on programming and design, CAD-style drawings, and abundance of screenshots make it easy for the reader to master the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT kit and to build and program nine example robots. Chapters cover using the NXT programming language (NXT-G) as well as troubleshooting; design; software; sensors; Bluetooth; even how to create a NXT remote control.
Contents:
""brief contents""; ""contents in detail""; ""foreword: why LEGO matters""; ""introduction""; ""1 the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT system""; ""2 the grammar of NXT-G""; ""3 NXT-G problems and solutions""; ""4 debugging�when the unexpected occurs""; ""5 making sense of sensors""; ""6 design""; ""7 bluetooth on the NXT""; ""8 NXT-to-NXT remote control""; ""9 RaSPy: a rock, scissors, paper�playing robot""; ""10 beach buggy chair: a ramblin� robot""; ""11 3D PhotoBot: a 3D photo assistant robot""; ""12 CraneBot: a grabber robot""; ""13 slot machine: a one-armed robot""
""14 BenderBot: an anti- theory music robot""""15 ScanBot: an image-scanning robot""; ""16 marty: a performance art robot""; ""A differences between sets""; ""B trouble-free CAD installation guide""; ""index""
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Boogaarts, Martijn.
ISBN:
1-59327-150-6