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Chapter   7
Making Things: Mechanical
Making and running a modern robot involves three core disciplines: mechanical construction, electronic construction, and programming. Mistakes and shortcomings in any one of these can mean a dead bot. That’s not good. We want our bots to operate in tip-top shape.
The best way to ensure carefree operation is to make your robots using solid and dependable construction techniques. In this and the next chapter, you’ll learn the basics of just that. In this chapter you’ll learn about mechanical construction techniques to help ensure your robot doesn’t fall about as it rolls down the hallway.
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