Robotic Education:

10:23 - 2017/10/05

"Intermediate Robot Building" Book: Free Download

For readers of Robot Building for Beginners (Apress, 2002), welcome to the next level! Intermediate Robot Building offers the kind of real-world knowledge that only an experienced robot builder can offer—the kind of knowledge beginners usually have to learn through mistakes. In this book, you'll learn the value of a robot heartbeat and the purpose of the wavy lines in photocells. You'll find out what electronic part you should sand.
08:34 - 2017/10/05

"Environmental Monitoring with Arduino" Book: Free Download

This inspiring guide shows you how to use Arduino to create gadgets for measuring noise, weather, electromagnetic interference (EMI), water purity, and more. You’ll also learn how to collect and share your own data, and you can experiment by creating your own variations of the gadgets covered in the book. If you’re new to DIY electronics, the first chapter offers a primer on electronic circuits and Arduino programming.
15:31 - 2017/10/04

"Automatic Control Systems" Book: Free Download

With a new, innovative "virtual laboratory" chapter and software tools to help students simulate and analyze control systems, the Eighth Edition of this best-selling introduction to automatic control systems helps students understand the practical, real-world uses of control. The book's sound theoretical content is balanced by numerous examples, a rich problem set, and well-integrated technology.
14:38 - 2017/10/04

"Robot Modeling and Control" Book: Free Download

Based on the highly successful classic, Robot Dynamics and Control, by Spong and Vidyasagar (Wiley, 1989), Robot Modeling and Control offers a thoroughly up-to-date, self-contained introduction to the field. The text presents basic and advanced material in a style that is at once readable and mathematically rigorous.
13:31 - 2017/10/04

"Making Things Move DIY Mechanisms" Book: Free Download

In Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists, you'll learn how to successfully build moving mechanisms through non-technical explanations, examples, and do-it-yourself projects--from kinetic art installations to creative toys to energy-harvesting devices. Photographs, illustrations, screen shots, and images of 3D models are included for each project.
11:01 - 2017/10/04

"Probabilistic Robotics" Book: Free Download

Probabilistic robotics is a new and growing area in robotics, concerned with perception and control in the face of uncertainty. Building on the field of mathematical statistics, probabilistic robotics endows robots with a new level of robustness in real-world situations. This book introduces the reader to a wealth of techniques and algorithms in the field. All algorithms are based on a single overarching mathematical foundation.
08:56 - 2017/10/04

"Beginning C for Arduino" Book: Free Download

Beginning C for Arduino is written for those who have no prior experience with micro-controllers or programming but would like to experiment and learn both. This book introduces you to the C programming language, reinforcing each programming structure with a simple demonstration of how you can use C to control the Arduino family of micro-controllers.
15:20 - 2017/10/03

"Probabilistic Graphical Models" Book: Free Download

Most tasks require a person or an automated system to reason -- to reach conclusions based on available information. The framework of probabilistic graphical models, presented in this book, provides a general approach for this task. The approach is model-based, allowing interpretable models to be constructed and then manipulated by reasoning algorithms.
14:04 - 2017/10/03

"Arduino Workshop" Book: Free Download

The Arduino is a cheap, flexible, open source micro-controller platform designed to make it easy for hobbyists to use electronics in homemade projects. With an almost unlimited range of input and output addons, sensors, indicators, displays, motors, and more, the Arduino offers you countless ways to create devices that interact with the world around you.
12:59 - 2017/10/03

"Pro Arduino" Book: Free Download

So, you've created a few incredible projects with Arduino, and now it's time to kick it up a notch. Where do you go next? With Pro Arduino, you'll learn about new tools, techniques, and frameworks to make even more ground-breaking, eye-popping projects.