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Exploring LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Tools and Techniques for Building and Programming Robots


Exploring LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Tools and Techniques for Building and Programming Robots
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The essential guide to building and programming LEGO EV3interactive robots

Exploring LEGO Mindstorms: Tools and Techniques for Buildingand Programming Robots is the complete guide to getting themost out of your LEGO Mindstorms EV3. Written for hobbyists, youngbuilders, and master builders alike, the book walks you throughfundamentals of robot design, construction, and programming usingthe Mindstorms apparatus and LEGO TECHNIC parts. Tap into yourcreativity with brainstorming techniques, or follow the plans andblueprints provided on the companion website to complete projectsranging from beginner to advanced.

The book begins with the basics of the software and EV3 featuresthen lets you get to work quickly by using projects of increasingcomplexity to illustrate the topics at hand. Plenty of examples areprovided throughout every step of the process, and the companionwebsite features a blog where you can gain the insight and adviceof other users. Exploring LEGO Mindstorms contains buildingand programming challenges written by a recognized authority inLEGO robotics curriculum, and is designed to teach you thefundamentals rather than have you follow a "recipe."

  • Get started with robot programming with the startervehicle,¬†Auto-Driver
  • Explore the features of the EV3 brick, a programmablebrick
  • Design robot's actions using Action Blocks
  • Incorporate environmental sensors using Infrared, Touch, andColor sensors
  • Expand the use of data in your program by using data wires withSensor Blocks
  • Process data from the sensors using Data Operations Blocks
  • Using Bluetooth and WiFi with EV3
  • Build unique EV3 robots that each presents different functions:the Spy Rabbit, a robot that can react to its surroundings; a SeaTurtle robot, Mr. Turto; the Big Belly Bot, a robot that eats andpoops; and a Robotic Puppy Guapo
  • Discover ideas and practices that will help you to develop yourown method of designing and programming EV3 robots

The book also provides extensive programming guidance, from thevery basics of block programming through data wiring. You'll learnrobotics skills to help with your own creations, and can likelyignite a lasting passion for innovation. Exploring LEGOMindstorms is the key to unlocking your EV3 potential.

  • Wiley

By: Eun Jung Park, Published 2014-08-11 by Wiley


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