Motors For Makers

Author: Matthew Scarpino
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0134031326
Size: 68.59 MB
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The First Maker-Friendly Guide to Electric Motors! Makers can do amazing things with motors. Yes, they’re more complicated than some other circuit elements, but with this book, you can completely master them. Once you do, incredible new projects become possible. Unlike other books, Motors for Makers is 100% focused on what you can do. Not theory. Making. First, Matthew Scarpino explains how electric motors work and what you need to know about each major type: stepper, servo, induction, and linear motors. Next, he presents detailed instructions and working code for interfacing with and controlling servomotors with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone Black. All source code and design files are available for you to download from motorsformakers.com. From start to finish, you’ll learn through practical examples, crystal-clear explanations, and photos. If you’ve ever dreamed of what you could do with electric motors, stop dreaming...and start making! Understand why electric motors are so versatile and how they work Choose the right motor for any project Build the circuits needed to control each type of motor Program motor control with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi, or BeagleBone Black Use gearmotors to get the right amount of torque Use linear motors to improve speed and precision Design a fully functional electronic speed control (ESC) circuit Design your own quadcopter Discover how electric motors work in modern electric vehicles--with a fascinating inside look at Tesla’s patents for motor design and control!

Rapidly Solidified Neodymium Iron Boron Permanent Magnets

Author: John J. Croat
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081022263
Size: 62.69 MB
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Rapidly Solidified Neodymium-Iron-Boron Permanent Magnets details the basic properties of melt spun NdFeB materials and the entire manufacturing process for rapidly solidified NdFeB permanent magnets. It covers the manufacturing process from the commercial production of the melt spun or rapidly solidified powder, to the production and properties of both isotropic bonded Nd and hot deformed anisotropic NdFeB magnets. In addition, the book discusses the development and history of bonded rare earth transition metal magnets and the discovery of the NdFeB compound, also covering melt spun NdFeB alloys and detailing the magnetization process and spring exchange theory. The book goes over the production of melt spinning development, the operation of a melt spinner, the processing of melt spun powder, commercial grades of NdFeB magnetic powder and gas atomized NdFeB magnetic powders. Lastly, the book touches on the major application and design advantages of bonded Nd Magnets. Features a unique perspective as the author is not only the inventor of NdFeB magnetic powder, but also played a key role in developing many of the technologies covered Provides a comprehensive look at the history, fundamental properties, production processes, design and applications of bonded NdFeB magnets Includes discussion of the rare earth supply challenge, politics, and systems as it impacts bonded NdFeB magnets

Advanced Robotic Vehicles Programming

Author: Julio Alberto Mendoza-Mendoza
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1484255313
Size: 44.61 MB
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Learn how to program robotic vehicles with ardupilot libraries and pixhawk autopilot, both of which are open source technologies with a global scope. This book is focused on quadcopters but the knowledge is easily extendable to three-dimensional vehicles such as drones, submarines, and rovers. Pixhawk and the ardupilot libraries have grown dramatically in popularity due to the fact that the hardware and software offer a real-time task scheduler, huge data processing capabilities, interconnectivity, low power consumption, and a global developer support. This book shows you how take your robotic programming skills to the next level. From hardware to software, Advanced Robotic Vehicles Programming links theory with practice in the development of unmanned vehicles. By the end of this book, you’ll learn the pixhawk software and ardupilot libraries to develop your own autonomous vehicles. What You'll Learn Model and implement elementary controls in any unmanned vehicle Select hardware and software components during the design process of an unmanned vehicle Use other compatible hardware and software development packages Understand popular scientific and technical nomenclature in the field Identify relevant complexities and processes for the operation of an unmanned vehicle Who This Book Is For Undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, makers, hobbyists, and those who want to go beyond basic programming of an Arduino for any kind of robotic vehicle.

Home Robotics

Author: Daniel Knox
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 1781317682
Size: 47.65 MB
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Learn to make your own robots with this accessible, illustrated guide for robotics enthusiasts, featuring 13 unique robotics projects suitable for beginner to intermediate level. You’ve seen the sci-fi movies and dreamed of creating your very own robot. Now learn to build machines with your own hands that will move or perform tasks at your command. Featuring brand-new projects and specially commissioned photography, this book uses easily sourced components to teach you simple electronics and programming. Learn to design and build your very own custom-made creations that can walk, draw or even guard your home. Start with a space-age butterfly that skips along on its own or a robot that creates psychedelic patterns of amazing variety, then discover how to create a catapult bot that activates when movement is detected or construct an intelligent, all-terrain rover vehicle – the possibilities are endless.

Control Engineering

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Size: 54.77 MB
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Instrumentation and automatic control systems.