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ROS Robotics Projects

Master the Robot Operation System Basics + Build Robots That Can See, Sense & Move

By Packt Publishing | in eBooks

Robot Operating System, or ROS, is one of the most popular software frameworks for modeling, simulating, and prototyping robots; but it can be tricky for newcomers. Loaded with more than 14 ROS projects, this eBook will help you get your feet wet as you walk through building a self-driving car, creating an autonomous mobile robot, and even tinkering around with image recognition and deep learning.

  • Access 452 pages of content 24/7
  • Deepen your understanding of ROS & walk through hands-on-projects
  • Explore building a self-driving car, autonomous robot & more robotic creations
  • Learn about image recognition & deep learning and how they apply to robotics

Instructor

Lentin Joseph is an author and robotics entrepreneur from India. He runs a robotics software company called Qbotics Labs in India. He has 7 years of experience in the robotics domain primarily in ROS, OpenCV, and PCL.

He has authored four books in ROS, namely, Learning Robotics using Python, Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming, ROS Robotics Projects, and Robot Operating System for Absolute Beginners.

He is currently pursuing his master's in Robotics from India and is also doing research at Robotics Institute, CMU, USA.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this eBook: lifetime
  • Access options: web, mobile streaming, and download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Course Outline

  • ROS Robotics Projects
    • ROS Robotics Projects

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Effective Robotics Programming With ROS (Third Edition)

Simplify the Robot Building Process & Create Your Own Autonomous Robot

By Packt Publishing | in eBooks

Building and programming a fully functional robot sounds complicated, but Robot Operating System (ROS) makes it much simpler. Ideal for ROS newbies, this eBook is packed with This book is packed with hands-on examples that will help you program your robot and give you complete solutions using open source ROS libraries and tools. You'll start with the ROS basics, then move on to sensors and actuators, navigation, mapping, and more until you're ready to create your own robot.

  • Access 468 pages of content 24/7
  • Understand the ROS essentials & dive into command-line tools, visualization GUIs, and more
  • Learn how to connect robot sensors & actuators to ROS
  • Discover how to obtain & analyze data from cameras and 3D sensors
  • Learn how to design a robot that can map its environment & navigate autonomously
  • Instructor

    Anil Mahtani is a computer scientist who has dedicated an important part of his career to underwater robotics. He first started working in the field with his master thesis, where he developed a software architecture for a low-cost ROV.

    Aaron Martinez Romero has an MSc in Computer Science from the ULPGC with a background in mechatronics, tele-robotics, and tele-presence systems.

    Important Details

    • Length of time users can access this eBook: lifetime
    • Access options: web, mobile streaming, and download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Requirements

    • Internet required

    Course Outline

    • Effective Robotics Programming with ROS - Third Edition
      • Effective Robotics Programming with ROS - Third Edition

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    ROS Robotics By Example: Second Edition

    Take on ROS & Learn to Control a Robot Arm, Flying Robot + More

    By Packt Publishing | in eBooks

    Famously functional and used at virtually every level in the robotics field, Robot Operating System, or ROS, is a worthwhile addition to your robotics toolbox. Updated to the Kinetic Kame release, this second edition of ROS Robotics will help you come to grips with ROS' new features as you walk through step-by-step examples, including manipulator arms and flying robots. By the end of the eBook, you'll have concrete experience controlling robots with ROS.

    • Access 484 pages of content 24/7
    • Familiarize yourself w/ the ROS essentials
    • Walk through simulating & controlling a robot arm
    • Control a flying robot
    • Learn how to send your robot on an independent mission
    • Deepen your understanding of controlling robots w/ external devices

    Instructor

    Carol Fairchild is the owner and principal engineer of Fairchild Robotics, a robotics development and integration company. She is a researcher at Baxter's Lab at the University of Houston–Clear Lake (UHCL) and a member of the adjunct faculty. Her research involves the use of Baxter for expanded applications.

    Dr. Thomas L. Harman is the chair of the engineering division at UHCL. His research interests are control systems and applications of robotics and microprocessors. Several of his research papers with colleagues involve robotic and laser applications in medicine. In 2005, he was selected as the UHCL Distinguished Professor.

    Important Details

    • Length of time users can access this eBook: lifetime
    • Access options: web, mobile streaming, and download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Requirements

    • Internet required

    Course Outline

    • ROS Robotics By Example - Second Edition
      • ROS Robotics By Example - Second Edition

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    Mastering ROS For Robotics Programming (Second Edition)

    Elevate Your ROS Knowledge as You Model a Wheeled Robot & More Projects

    By Packt Publishing | in eBooks

    Your Robot Operating System (ROS) education wouldn't be complete without this comprehensive eBook. Focusing on the Kinetic Kame ROS release, this eBook discusses advanced concepts you'll need to know when programming with ROS. You'll learn how to build models of complex robots and simulate and interface them using the ROS MoveIt! motion planning library and ROS navigation stacks.

    • Access 580 pages of content 24/7
    • Create a robot model with a robotic arm & a differential wheeled robot
    • Use SLAM & AMCL packages to create robots that can navigate autonomously
    • Deepen your understanding of I/O boards, like Arduino, robot sensors & high-end actuators

    Instructor

    Lentin Joseph is an author and robotics entrepreneur from India. He runs a robotics software company called Qbotics Labs in India. He has 7 years of experience in the robotics domain primarily in ROS, OpenCV, and PCL.

    He has authored four books in ROS, namely, Learning Robotics using Python, Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming, ROS Robotics Projects, and Robot Operating System for Absolute Beginners.

    Jonathan Cacace was born in Naples, Italy, on December 13, 1987. He received his Master’s degree in computer science, and a Ph.D. degree in Information and Automation Engineering, from the University of Naples Federico II.

    Currently, he is a postdoc at the PRISMA Lab of the University of Naples Federico II. He is involved in different research projects focused on industrial and service robotics in which he has developed several ROS-based applications integrating robot perception and control.

    Important Details

    • Length of time users can access this eBook: lifetime
    • Access options: web, mobile streaming, and download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Requirements

    • Internet required

    Course Outline

    • Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming - Second Edition
      • Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming - Second Edition

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    ESP8266 Robotics Projects

    Dive Into Creating Wi-Fi-Controlled Robots with This Flexible Module

    By Packt Publishing | in eBooks

    With powerful processing and storage capabilities, the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module is ideal for just about any Internet-connected project. This eBook covers robotics projects based on the original ESP8266 microcontroller board and some variants of ESP8266 boards. You'll start with a look at setting up your development environment with basic hardware and software components. Then, you'll learn how to use various chassis kits, motors, power supplies, sensors, and more to build Wi-Fi-controlled robotics projects.

    • Access 208 pages of content 24/7
    • Learn how to build a basic robot with the original ESP8266 & other boards
    • Walk through building a line-following robot by connecting line sensors
    • Learn how to control a Robot with a Wiimote
    • Explore building a mini robot rover chassis & control it via Wi-Fi
    • Dive into creating a robot that can take pictures

    Instructor

    Pradeeka Seneviratne is a software engineer with over 10 years' experience in computer programming and systems design. He is an expert in the development of Arduino- and Raspberry Pi-based embedded systems. Pradeeka is currently a full-time embedded software engineer who works with embedded systems and highly scalable technologies.

    Important Details

    • Length of time users can access this eBook: lifetime
    • Access options: web, mobile streaming, and download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Requirements

    • Internet required

    Course Outline

    • ESP8266 Robotics Projects
      • ESP8266 Robotics Projects

    View Full Curriculum



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