Learning Robotics Using Python 2nd Ed (Packt)
Thursday, 29 November 2018

This book starts by showing you the fundamentals of the Robot Operating System (ROS) robotics software framework to illustrate the basics of differential robots. Author Lentin Joseph then covers robot modeling and how to design and simulate it using ROS. He then looks at how to design robot hardware and interfacing actuators, and how to configure and program depth sensors and LIDARs using ROS. Finally, instructions are given on creating a GUI for a robot using the Qt framework.

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Author: Lentin Joseph
Publisher: Packt
Date: June 2018
Pages: 280
ISBN: 978-1788623315
Print: 1788623312
Kindle: B07CSPXWKD
Audience: Python developers interested in robotics
Level: Intermediate
Category: Hardware platforms

 

 

Publishers details for  Learning Robotics Using Python 2nd Ed 

Contents include:

  • Design a differential robot from scratch
  • Model a differential robot using ROS and URDF
  • Simulate a differential robot using ROS and Gazebo
  • Design robot hardware electronics
  • Interface robot actuators with embedded boards
  • Explore the interfacing of different 3D depth cameras in ROS
  • Implement autonomous navigation in ChefBot
  • Create a GUI for robot control

 

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