PIC Robotics: A Beginner's Guide to Robotics Projects Using the PIC Micro

By John Iovine

Here is every little thing the robotics hobbyist must harness the facility of the PICMicro MCU!

In this heavily-illustrated source, writer John Iovine offers plans and whole elements lists for eleven easy-to-build robots every one with a PICMicro "brain.” The expertly written assurance of the PIC easy computing device makes programming a snap -- and many fun.

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Soon he began working with individual neurons and the electrical equivalent of a biological neuron. He won­ dered what type of behavior could be gathered with using just a few neurons. 87 Copyright © 2004 The McGraw­Hill Companies. Click here for terms of use. 88 Chapter Eight To  resolution  this  query, in  1948 Walter  outfitted  a  small  three­wheel  cellular robotic. The mobile robot measured 12 in high and about 18 in long. What is fas­ cinating about this robot is that by using just two electrical neurons, the robot exhibited interesting and complex behaviors.

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26 Top dimensional view of bumper fabricated from 1�8­in � 1�2­in � 32­in aluminum bar. 5-40 nuts Aluminum bumper 1-in-long aluminum bar 5-40 laptop screws Figure 8. 27 Cutaway close­up of aluminum bracket used to secure the open ends of the bumpers. The second half of the tile switch is comprised of a 1­in 6­32 plastic machine screw and three 6­32 machine screw nuts. One nut must be brass with a wire soldered to it (see Fig. eight. 31). Figures 8. 32 and 8. 33 are close­up photographs of the finished bumper switch.

As the name implies, the  button command is made to read the status of an electrical button switch connected to a port B pin. Figure 6. 24 shows two basic switch schematics, labeled A and B, of a simple switch connected to an I/O pin. The button command structure is as follows: button pin, down, delay, rate, var, action, label Testing the PIC Microcontroller seventy three Figure 6. 24 Schematic of electric switches suitable for use with PIC microcontrollers. Pin Pin number (0–7), port B. Down State of pin when button is pressed (0 or 1).

If you are operating out of a DOS window, you may get a device conflict mes­ sage box, shown in Fig. five. eleven. We want MS­DOS to control the LPT port so the EPIC  programming  software program  will  paintings. pick out  the  MS­DOS  recommended  and  hit the OK button. EPIC’s opening screen is shown in Fig. five. 12. Use the mouse to click on the Open button, or press ALT­O on your keyboard. Select the wink. hex file (see Fig. five. 13). When the . hex file loads, you will see a list of numbers in the win­ Figure 5. 10 Entering DOS EPIC command to start program.

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