Combat Robot: $1.25 a Pound August 2008
For many builders, combat robotics is about pushing the engineering envelope. You know, how many extra volts can we hammer through the system before it flames out?
From robot combat to carpet rovers, quadcopter delivery systems to calculating battery life, so much of robotics boils down to optimizations. Knowing how to solve basic linear algebra can give you a head start in making sure your next project is the best it can be.