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BeagleBone Robotic Projects by Richard Grimmett

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Chapter 6. Making the Unit Very Mobile – Controlling Legged Movement

In the previous chapter, we covered wheeled and tracked movement. Cool enough, but what if you want your robot to navigate uneven ground? Now you will add the capability to move the entire project using legs.

Mission briefing

We've covered creating robots using a wheeled/track base. In this chapter, you will be introduced to some of the basics of servo motors and using the BeagleBone Black to control the speed and direction of your legged platform. Here is an image of a finished project:

Mission briefing

Why is it awesome?

Even though you've learned to make your robot mobile by adding wheels or tracks, ...

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