The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Idea Book: 181 Simple Machines and Clever Contraptions

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There are lots of books out now highlighting the rich community of amateur LEGO master builders on the Internet, showing off their incredible creations and showcasing the seemingly endless ways LEGOs can be used. I love those books, and I deeply admire the people who craft those remarkable pieces of LEGO art.

But there are far fewer books that offer aspiring amateurs the tools and techniques necessary to realize their own ambitious designs. The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Idea Book works to change that, presenting numerous simple and complex mechanisms to help bring your creations to life. This book is a one-stop master class in gear rotation, leverage utilization, and getting the most out of a LEGO motor and some well-chosen TECHNIC pieces. From flapping wings to lifting weights, absolutely everything that has to do with motion and movement is covered in full-color photographs, complete with multiple angles to reveal every aspect of each mechanism. Plus there are ideas to incorporate all of the sensors included in your standard Mindstorms kit, allowing you to make the most of every toy and tool at your disposal.

The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Idea Book belongs on any LEGO creator’s bookshelf.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Trade
Page Count 232 pages
Publisher No Starch Press
Publish Date 2014-Nov-21
ISBN 9781593276003 Buy this Book
Issue May 2015
Category Crafts & Hobbies


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