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Build your own teams of robots with Lego Mindstorms NXT and Bluetooth book Build your own teams of robots with Lego Mindstorms NXT and Bluetooth


629.892 BUILD Y

Construct a team capability matrix (TCM) and use the Bluetooth Robotic-Oriented Network (BRON) so your robot teams can share sensors, actuators, end effectors, motor power, and programs.




Make an Arduino-controlled robot book Make an Arduino-controlled robot

Margolis, Michael, computer scientist.
629.895 MARGOLI

Building robots that sense and interact with their environment used to be tricky. Now, Arduino makes it easy. With this book and an Arduino microcontroller and software creation environment, you'll learn how to build and program a robot that can roam around, sense its environment, and perform a wide variety of tasks. All you to get started with the fun projects is a little programming experience and a keen interest in electronics.




Boilerplate : history's mechanical marvel book Boilerplate : history's mechanical marvel

Guinan, Paul.
741.5973 GUINAN

Meet Boilerplate, the world's first robot soldier--not in a present-day military lab or a science fiction movie, but in the past, during one of the most fascinating periods of U.S. history.




Crobots book Crobots

Pailloux, Nelly.
746.434 PAILLOU

20 amigurumi robots to make.




We, Robot book We, Robot

Meadows, Mark Stephen.
791.4365 MEADOWS

Skywalker's hand, blade runners, Iron Man, slutbots, and how fiction became fact.




Make-- LEGO and Arduino projects book Make-- LEGO and Arduino projects

Baichtal, John.
eBOOK OVERDRI

Make amazing robots and gadgets with two of today's hottest DIY technologies. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll learn how to build devices with Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0, the Arduino prototyping platform, and some add-on components to bridge the two. Mindstorms alone lets you create incredible gadgets. Bring in Arduino for some jaw-dropping functionality--and open a whole new world of possibilities. Build a drink dispenser, music synthesizer, wireless lamp, and more Each fun and fascinating project includes step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations to guide you through the process. Learn how to set up an Arduino programming environment, download the sketches and libraries you need, and work with Arduino's language for non-programmers. It's a perfect book for students, teachers, hobbyists, makers, hackers, and kids of all ages. Build a Drawbot that roams around and traces its path with a marker pen Construct an analog Mindstorms clock with hands that display the correct time Create a machine that mixes a glass of chocolate milk at the touch of a button Make a Gripperbot rolling robotic arm that you control wirelessly with Arduinos mounted on your arms Explore electronic music by building a guitar-shaped Lego synthesizer Build a Lego lamp with on/off and dimmer switches that you control with a smartphone application Jump feet first into the world of electronics, from learning Ohm's Law to working with basic components You'll need the Bricktronics shield created for this book by Open Source Hardware kit maker Wayne and Layne, or you can build a breadboarded equivalent (see Chapter 10) for about $25 in parts.




I, robot book I, robot

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992.
FIC ASIMOV

The three laws of Robotics: 1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm 2) A robot must obey orders given to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.




Incredible change-bots : more than just machines book Incredible change-bots : more than just machines

Brown, Jeffrey, 1975-
FIC BROWN

Far away in space, there is a planet populated by machines able to change from robot form to vehicle form --- the Incredible Change-Bots! Leaving their war-torn planet, the Change-Bots arrive on Earth, where their battle continues -- BUT AT WHAT COST?! Part parody, part nostalgic tribute, part moral fable, with Incredible Change-Bots Jeffrey Brown re-invents the shape-changing robot genre into a goofy action comedy that's full of romance, melodrama, and epic battles!




Robopocalypse : a novel book Robopocalypse : a novel

Wilson, Daniel H. (Daniel Howard), 1978-
FIC WILSON

Two decades into the future humans are battling for their very survival when a powerful AI computer goes rogue, and all the machines on earth rebel against their human controllers.




How to build a prize-winning robot Juvenile Book How to build a prize-winning robot

Chaffee, Joel.
J 629.892 CHAFFEE

This book introduces robotics competitions that involve robots competing against one another, performing designated tasks to win a prize and explains that competitions are won by simple ideas that work and by skills that go beyond engineering and science such as teamwork and ability for testing.




Robot dreams Juvenile Book Robot dreams

Varon, Sara.
J VARON

The enduring friendship between a dog and a robot is portrayed in this wordless graphic novel.




Mecha Mania Teen Book Mecha Mania

Hart, Christopher, 1957-
TEEN 741.5 HART

How to draw the battling robots, cool spaceships, and military vehicles of Japanese comics.




Gunslinger Girl. Omnibus collection 1 Teen Book Gunslinger Girl. Omnibus collection 1

Aida, Yu.
TEEN AIDA

After Henrietta barely survives the savage murder of her family, Italy's Social Welfare Agency takes her in and repairs her injuries using the latest in cybernetic technology. All traces of Henrietta’s past are wiped from her mind as she becomes one of the Agency’s most lethal assassins. Despite her programming, Henrietta is troubled by fragmented memories. Her handler Jose must keep her feelings in check and ensure that she stays on mission; a task made all the more difficult by Henrietta's striking resemblance to Jose’s late younger sister.




Entangled Teen Book Entangled

Capetta, Amy Rose, author.
TEEN CAPETTA

Seventeen-year-old Cade, a fierce survivor, feels alone in the universe until she learns that she was created in a lab in 3112 and entangled at a quantum level with a boy named Xan, sending her on a galaxy-spanning journey toward a real connection.




Girl parts Teen Book Girl parts

Cusick, John.
TEEN CUSICK

The lives of Charlie, wealthy and popular but still lonely, and Charlie, a soulful outsider, intersect when Rose, the female Companion bot Charlie's parents buy to treat his dissociative disorder, forms a bond with David.




The different girl Teen Book The different girl

Dahlquist, Gordon.
TEEN DAHLQUI

Veronika. Caroline. Isobel. Eleanor. One blond, one brunette, one redhead, one with hair black as tar. Four otherwise identical girls who spend their days in sync, tasked to learn. But when May, a very different kind of girl--the lone survivor of a recent shipwreck--suddenly and mysteriously arrives on the island, an unsettling mirror is about to be held up to the life the girls have never before questioned.




Mila 2.0 Teen Book Mila 2.0

Driza, Debra.
TEEN DRIZA

Sixteen-year-old Mila discovers she is not who--or what--she thought she was, which causes her to run from both the CIA and a rogue intelligence group.




Wa?qwa?q 01, Proof of the gods Teen Book Wa?qwa?q 01, Proof of the gods

Fujisaki, Ryu.
TEEN FUJISAK

Living in constant fear of attack from machines, mankind depends on the cyborg corps known as the Guardians to keep them from harm as they await the arrival of the Kami, a godlike savior with mythical red blood who can grant only one wish to one person. Now, Shio, son of a Guardian, thinks he's found the Kami--and all the Guardians are at war to get that wish! Shio is forced by the tragedy of the machine war to team up with a mysterious girl from another world whose blood is the color red, just like the prophecies proclaim. Is the girl the human race's last hope for survival in a world overrun by metal?




Battle Angel Alita : last order. Omnibus, Vol. 1 Teen Book Battle Angel Alita : last order. Omnibus, Vol. 1

Kishiro, Yukito.
TEEN KISHIRO

Reconstructed by Doc Ido, a talented cyborg physician, Alita has lost all memory of her former life. But there's one thing her body has not forgotten - it still instinctively recalls the Panzer Kunst, the most powerful cyborg fighting technique ever known. Bounty hunter, singer, killer: as the secrets of Alita's past unfold, every day is a struggle for survival, and her fighting talents are stretched to the limit. Can Alita alone stop the war chaos between the robotic denizens of the M.I.B. bureau and the Tipharians?




Cinder Teen Book Cinder

Meyer, Marissa.
TEEN MEYER

As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.




The clockwork girl Teen Book The clockwork girl

O'Reilly, Sean, 1974-
TEEN OREILLY

When a young mechanical girl finds companionship with a mutant circus boy, the two must overcome the obstacle of their warring families.




Revolution 19 Teen Book Revolution 19

Rosenblum, Gregg.
TEEN ROSENBL

Twenty years after robots designed to fight wars abandoned the battlefields and turned their weapons against humans, siblings Nick, Kevin, and Cass must risk everything when the wilderness community where they have spent their lives in hiding is discovered by the bots.




A long, long sleep Teen Book A long, long sleep

Sheehan, Anna.
TEEN SHEEHAN

Sixteen-year-old Rosalinda Fitzroy, heir to the multiplanetary corporation UniCorp, is awakened after sixty years in stasis to find that everyone she knew has died and as she tries to make a new life for herself, learns she is the target of a robot assassin.




Nothing can possibly go wrong Teen Book Nothing can possibly go wrong

Shen, Prudence.
TEEN SHEN

Charlie is the laid-back captain of the basketball team. Nate is the neurotic, scheming president of the robotics club. Their unlikely friendship nearly bites the dust when Nate declares war on the cheerleaders and they retaliate by making Charlie their figurehead in the ugliest class election campaign the school has ever seen. At stake is funding that will either cover a robotics competition or new cheerleading uniforms-- but not both. Bad sportsmanship? Sure. Chainsaws? Why not. Running away from home on Thanksgiving? Nothing can possibly go wrong.




Mobile Suit Gundam the origin. I, Activation Teen Book Mobile Suit Gundam the origin. I, Activation

Yasuhiko, Yoshikazu, 1947-
TEEN YASUHIK

Caught in the crossfire of a battle is a young teen named Amuro Ray. Not willing to see innocent people die, Amuro crawls into the cockpit of the closest machine around him. And what he happened to slide into was another Gundam. Having never operated a machine like this, what are the chances he can do anything to repel an experienced squad of mech-piloting invaders?




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