PREFACE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Mechanical Forces Chapter 3: Simple Machines Chapter 4: Electricity Chapter 5: Starting with Electronics Chapter 6: Control Chapter 7: Sequencing and Programs Chapter 8: Joints Chapter 9: Power Transmission Chapter 10: Beyond Resistance: Capacitance Chapter 11: Inductance and Magnetism Chapter 12: Semiconductors Chapter 13: Programming Chapter 14: Shaping Motion Chapter 15: Communication Chapter 16: Languages Chapter 17: Intelligent Behavior Chapter 18: Advanced Control ANSWERS INDEX
Edwin Wise is a software engineer with twenty-five years of experience. His expertise and interests range from electronics and microcontrollers to software development, AI, and robotics. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's Hands-On AI with Java as well as Applied Robotics II and Animatronics: A Guide to Animated Holiday Displays, published by Delmar Learning. He lives in Austin, Texas.