Book by Valk Laurens
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Discover the many features of the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 set. The LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 Discovery Book is the complete, illustrated, beginner's guide to MINDSTORMS that you've been looking for.
The crystal clear instructions in the Discovery Book will show you how to harness the capabilities of the NXT 2.0 set to build and program your own robots. Author and robotics instructor Laurens Valk walks you through the set, showing you how to use its various pieces, and how to use the NXT software to program robots. Interactive tutorials make it easy for you to reach an advanced level of programming as you learn to build robots that move, monitor sensors, and use advanced programming techniques like data wires and variables. You'll build eight increasingly sophisticated robots like the Strider (a six-legged walking creature), the CCC (a climbing vehicle), the Hybrid Brick Sorter (a robot that sorts by color and size), and the Snatcher (an autonomous robotic arm). Numerous building and programming challenges throughout encourage you to think creatively and to apply what you've learned as you develop the skills essential to creating your own robots.
Requirements: One LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 set (#8547)
Laurens Valk is a member of the MINDSTORMS Community Partners who help test and develop new NXT products. He has been inventing robots with the MINDSTORMS NXT sets since their introduction, and one of his robot designs appears on the NXT 2.0 packaging. Valk is a co-author of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT One-Kit Wonders (No Starch Press) and a contributor to The NXT Step Blog (thenxtstep.blogspot.com). He lives in the Netherlands where he teaches robotics.
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Buchbeschreibung No Starch Inc. Aug 2010, 2010. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 256x205x22 mm. Neuware - The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT 2.0 Discovery Book is the complete, illustrated beginner's guide to MINDSTORMS that you've been looking for. Author Laurens Valk's crystal-clear instructions will show you how to harness the NXT 2.0 set and software to build and program your own robots. The book's many step-by-step tutorials will make it easy for you to build complex robots that move, monitor sensors, and use advanced programming techniques like data wires and variables. Fifty sample programs and more than 85 programming and building challenges will spark your imaginations as you follow detailed building instructions to create a series of eight innovative robots: - Explorer, a roving vehicle - Discovery, a robot that uses sensors to navigate around a room and follow lines - Shot-Roller, a robotic defense system that can shoot in any direction - Strider, a six-legged walking creature - SmartBot, a robot you'll use to explore advanced programming techniques - The Snatcher, a robotic arm that grabs, lifts, and moves objects autonomously - The Hybrid Brick Sorter, a machine that sorts LEGO bricks by color and size - CCC, a compact chimney climber This is a perfect introduction for anyone new to building and programming with the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 set. With this book as your guide, you'll be building your own out-of-this-world creations in no time! 297 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781593272111