Pete Miles Robot Sumo: The Official Guide

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Robot Sumo: The Official Guide

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A complete guide to Robot Sumo, the hot new game that is gaining momentum among robot fanatics across the world. Read about the rules and regulations of this sport, and learn how to build your own Sumo Bot!

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Plan, design, and build your own Sumo bot!

Create powerful and innovative Sumo or Mini-Sumo robots using this one-of-a-kind resource. Featuring complete coverage of the rules and regulations of this increasingly popular competitive sport, this authoritative guide will show you what it takes to build a Sumo robot from beginning to end. Packed with helpful diagrams, schematics, sample programs, and action photos of robots from around the world, this book explains where to get the best parts and components for your bot, building specifications for the Dohyo (the Sumo ring), gearing and traction methods, motors, speed controllers, high quality sensors, programming strategies for robotic combat, and much more. Now you can experience the excitement of the fastest-growing robot sport in the world!

  • Learn the definitive rules to Robot Sumo, the fastest-growing amateur robotics competition in the world
  • Find out where to get good quality robot parts
  • Understand how motors work, select the right motor for your robot, and learn to control it
  • Turn your robot into a remote-control bot using radio control components
  • Build and use a wide variety of sensors, well-suited for Robot Sumo
  • Optimize offensive and defensive skills in your robot through different programming strategies
  • Learn valuable tricks to give your Sumo robot the competitive edge

About the Author:

Pete Miles (Graham, WA) has been experimenting with robots since the mid 1970s. Miles holds a Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from University of Washington. He is currently working as a senior research engineer for Ormond LLC in Kent, Washington. Miles is an active member of the Seattle Robotics Society, the world's largest robotics club, and was recently appointed to the SRS Board of Directors. Miles has been competing in Robot Sumo since the late 1990s, and his robots have placed in the top three positions at the Northwest Robot Sumo Tournament, the Seattle Robothon, and tournaments in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. Miles is the only roboticist to date who's built and competed with walking Sumo robots.

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