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Competitive MINDSTORMS™: A Complete Guide to Robotic Sumo using LEGO® MINDSTORMS™

  • Authors
  • David J. Perdue

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. The Concept of LEGO MINDSTORMS Robotic Sumo

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. The First Approach: The Small-and-Fast Strategy

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      Pages 23-23
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  4. The Second Approach: The M-Class Strategy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
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  5. The Third Approach: The Big-Sumo Strategy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
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  6. Getting Involved in a Robotic Sumo Event

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      Pages 293-293
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 327-336

About this book

Introduction

With the advent of TV shows such as Junkyard Wars and BattleBots, robot building is gaining popularity throughout the mainstream population, but no books have been published with this particular focus. Competitive MINDSTORMS: A Complete Guide to Robotic Sumo using LEGO MINDSTORMS sets a new precedent, covering the design and construction of Robot-Sumo robots using MINDSTORMS.

Written by an experienced robot builder active in the building-community, this groundbreaking guide features thorough, realistic, premium-quality LEGO instructions. This book helps bridge the gap between the builder and the technology.

Keywords

LEGO LEGO Mindstorms Mindstorms design robot

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