March 2011

Servo Magazine

Mimicking the Black Ghost KnifeFish

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Features

Harvest Energy for Your Robots With the EnerChip

Once you understand how energy harvesting works, you can apply this knowledge to your own low power robotic projects.


CPLDs — Part 1: An Introduction

Anyone involved with digital electronics should become familiar with complex programmable logic devices. This tutorial will take you through the paces, culminating with a demonstration of how to incorporate a CPLD to control a mobile robotics platform.



Projects

Making Robots With the Arduino — Part 5

Adding sensors to explore the world.


Build Your Own Big Walker

Part 2: Mechanical Design.



Columns

Robytes
by Jeff Eckert
Robytes
Stimulating Robot Tidbits.

GeerHead
by David Geer
GeerHead
Knifefish Research Robot Models Undulating Fin Wave Propulsion

Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Ask Mr. Roboto
Your Problems Solved Here

The NXT Big Thing
by Greg Intermaggio
The NXT Big Thing #8
Stay on Course!

Twin Tweaks
by Bryce Woolley, Evan Woolley
Twin Tweaks
Little Robot Shop of Adventure

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Then and Now
Telepresence