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Mechanical Devices for the Electronics Experimenter

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ISBN-10: 0070535477

ISBN-13: 9780070535473

Edition: 1995

Authors: C. Britton Rorabaugh

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At last! The nuts and bolts of building robotics... MECHANICAL DEVICES FOR THE ELECTRONICS EXPERIMENTER Here's the book electronics experimenters have been waiting for... a how-to book for designing and fabricating the mechnical devices for motion and positioning in robotic applications-as well as others. Filled with easy-to-understand illustrations, this unique guide describes in detail how to: design robot propulsion systems; fabricate components for pneumatic systems; design simple hydraulic systems and motor controller circuits; design and fabricate solenoids, gear trains and cams; adapt parts and components for use in electronics experiments. Harness the use of electromechanical forces…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 3/22/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 237
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210

C. Britton Rorabaughis Chief Scientist for DRS C3 Systems Co., a leading developer and manufacturer of specialized military communications equipment. He is author of several publications on topics such as DSP, digital filters, and error coding, and has extensive experience in object-oriented design, real-time software, numerical methods, computer graphics, C++, C, SPW, MATLABreg;, TEX/LATEX, and assembly languages for various microprocessors and DSP devices. He holds an M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.

Introduction
Basic Mechanical Principles
Sensors and Controls
Motors
Motor Control
Stepper Motors
Solenoids
Gears and Pulleys
Other Mechanical Devices
Pneumatic Systems
Vacuum Systems
Hydraulic Systems
Wheeled Vehicles
Arms
Legs, and Hands