Stiquito Controlled!: Making a Truly Autonomous Robot

Series: Systems
This book helps you build your own Stiquito walking stick robot insect with the included kit! Stiquito Controlled! is a widely accessible, user friendly book that provides step by step instructions for building Stiquito, a small, multi legged robot that resembles a walking stick insect. The book includes comprehensive instructions and all the parts needed to complete assembly. Most notably, the kit contains a microcontroller board that allows Stiquito to walk on its own. Key features of the book include: complete kit to build Stiquito, no additional materials necessary (common tools and batteries required); detailed, step by step instructions for assembly of the robot; and comprehensive lessons on how to make Stiquito walk using the microcontroller. Engineering teachers and students, researchers, and science enthusiasts will find Stiquito Controlled! a fascinating and fun hands on project.