Open-Source Robotics and Process Control Cookbook: Designing by Lewin Edwards

By Lewin Edwards

during this functional reference, renowned writer Lewin Edwards exhibits the way to increase powerful, responsible real-time platforms for robotics and different keep an eye on purposes, utilizing open-source instruments. It demonstrates effective and inexpensive embedded and software program layout innovations, in line with Linux because the improvement platform and working approach and the Atmel AVR because the fundamental microcontroller. The ebook offers entire examples of sensor, actuator and keep an eye on purposes and circuits, besides resource code for a few tasks. It walks the reader throughout the means of developing the Linux-based controller, from making a customized kernel to customizing the BIOS, to imposing graphical keep an eye on interfaces.

Including distinct layout info on:
· ESBUS PC-host interface
· Host-module communications protocol
· A speed-controlled DC motor with tach suggestions and thermal cut-off
· A stepper motor controller
· A two-axis perspective sensor utilizing a MEMS accelerometer
· Infrared handheld remote control in Linux utilizing LIRC
· computer imaginative and prescient utilizing Video4Linux

  • The first-ever ebook on utilizing open resource know-how for robotics layout!
  • Covers scorching subject matters resembling GPS navigation, 3D sensing, and desktop imaginative and prescient, all utilizing a Linux platform!

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