The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide, 2nd Edition

The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide, 2nd

This thoroughly updated second edition of the best-selling Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder’s Guide is filled with tips for building strong yet elegant machines and mechanisms with the LEGO Technic system. World-renowned builder Pawe? "Sariel" Kmiec covers the foundations of LEGO Technic building, from the concepts that underlie simple machines, like gears and linkages, to advanced mechanics, like differentials and steering systems. This edition adds 13 new building instructions and 4 completely new chapters on wheels, the RC system, planetary gearing, and 3D printing.You’ll get a hands-on introduction to fundamental mechanical concepts like torque, friction, and traction, as well as basic engineering principles like weight distribution, efficiency, and power transmission—all with the help of Technic pieces. You’ll even learn how Sariel builds his amazing tanks, trucks, and cars to scale.Learn how to:–Build sturdy connections that can withstand serious stress–Re-create specialized LEGO pieces, like casings and u-joints, and build custom, complex Schmidt and Oldham couplings–Create your own differentials, suspensions, transmissions, and steering systems–Pick the right motor for the job and transform it to suit your needs–Combine studfull and studless building styl...

  • ASIN: 1593277601

The LEGO Technic Idea Book: Simple Machines

The LEGO Technic Idea Book: Simple

The LEGO® Technic Idea Book: Simple Machines is a collection of hundreds of working examples of simple yet fascinating Technic models that you can build based on their pictures alone. Each project uses color-coded pieces and is photographed from multiple angles, making it easy to see how the models are assembled without the need for step-by-step instructions. Every model illustrates a different principle, concept, or mechanism that will inspire your own original creations. You're encouraged to use these elements as building blocks to create your own masterpieces.The Technic models in Simple Machines demonstrate basic configurations of gears, shafts, pulleys, turntables, connectors, and the like. You'll learn how to create small, elegant machines like cranes, operable doors, motorized cars, a rubber band-powered rocket launcher, a hand-cranked drag racer, and even musical instruments.This visual guide, the first in the three-volume LEGO Technic Idea Book series, is the brainchild of master builder Yoshihito Isogawa of Tokyo, Japan. Each title is filled with photos of Isogawa's unique models, all of which are designed to fire the imaginations of LEGO builders young and old.Imagine. Create. Invent. Now, what will you build?NOTE: The LEGO Technic Idea Book series uses parts f...

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  • ASIN: 1593272774

The LEGO Technic Idea Book: Fantastic Contraptions

The LEGO Technic Idea Book: Fantastic

The LEGO® Technic Idea Book: Fantastic Contraptions is a collection of hundreds of working examples of simple yet fascinating Technic models that you can build based on their pictures alone. Each project uses color-coded pieces and is photographed from multiple angles, making it easy to see how the models are assembled without the need for step-by-step instructions. Every model illustrates a different principle, concept, or mechanism that will inspire your own original creations. You're encouraged to use these elements as building blocks to create your own masterpieces.The Technic models in Fantastic Contraptions include working catapults, crawling spiders, and bipedal walkers, as well as gadgets powered by fans, propellers, springs, magnets, and vibration. You'll even learn how to add lights, pneumatics, and solar panels to your own models.This visual guide, the third in the three-volume LEGO Technic Idea Book series, is the brainchild of master builder Yoshihito Isogawa of Tokyo, Japan. Each title is filled with photos of Isogawa's unique models, all of which are designed to fire the imaginations of LEGO builders young and old.Imagine. Create. Invent. Now, what will you build?NOTE: The LEGO Technic Idea Book series uses parts from various Technic sets. If you don't have some o...

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  • ASIN: 1593272790

The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide

The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's

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  • ASIN: 1593274343
  • UPC: 689145743432

365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks: Lego Fun Every Day of the Year

365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks: Lego

Discover 365 fun LEGO ideas for all the family! Design your dream LEGO home, create a LEGO treasure hunt, race against the clock to stack a totem pole, build an optical illusion, challenge your family to a game of LEGO ten-pin bowling, trick your friends with a pencil prank... and much more!With a timer and random-number generator for selecting activities and building tips from LEGO® fan builders, this interactive book encourages creativity while teaching new building skills. Choose from activities that take just a few minutes and require a handful of bricks to inspirational build ideas to keep you occupied for hours. 365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks is full of activities, games, challenges, and pranks that will keep you busy every day of the year!LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2016 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved. Produced by DK Publishing under license from the LEGO Group.

  • Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
  • ASIN: 1465453024

The LEGO Power Functions Idea Book, Volume 1: Machines and Mechanisms

The LEGO Power Functions Idea Book, Volume 1:

This first volume of The LEGO Power Functions Idea Book, Machines and Mechanisms, showcases small projects to build with LEGO Technic gears, motors, gadgets, and other moving elements. You’ll find hundreds of clever, buildable mechanisms, each one demonstrating a key building technique or mechanical principle.You’ll learn to build sliding doors, grasping claws, rack-and-pinion mechanisms, and ball-shooting devices of every sort!Each model includes a list of required parts and colorful photographs that guide you through the build without the need for step-by-step instructions. As you build, you’ll explore the principles of simple machines, gear systems, power translation, and more.

  • Brand: No Starch Press
  • ASIN: 1593276885

The LEGO Power Functions Idea Book, Vol. 2: Cars and Contraptions

The LEGO Power Functions Idea Book, Vol. 2:

This second volume of The LEGO Power Functions Idea Book, Cars and Contraptions, showcases small projects to build with LEGO Technic gears, motors, gadgets, and other moving elements. You’ll find hundreds of clever, buildable mechanisms, each one demonstrating a key building technique or mechanical principle.You’ll learn to build four-wheel drive cars, adorable walking ‘bots, steerable tanks, robotic inchworms, and cars that can follow the edge of a table!Each model includes a list of required parts and colorful photographs that guide you through the build without the need for step-by-step instructions. As you build, you’ll explore the principles of gear systems, power translation, differentials, suspensions, and more.

  • Brand: No Starch Press
  • ASIN: 1593276893

Incredible LEGO Technic: Cars, Trucks, Robots & More!

Incredible LEGO Technic: Cars, Trucks, Robots &

From tanks to tow trucks, all the models showcased in this book use LEGO Technic gears, pulleys, pneumatics, and electric motors to really move. You’ll find some of the world’s best fan-created LEGO super­cars, construction equipment, monster trucks, watercraft, and more, along with design notes and breakaway views of the truly incredible mechanisms inside.Look closely, and you’ll learn how expert builders use differentials, suspensions, linkages, and complex gearing systems in their creations.Whether you’re a beginning builder or a longtime LEGO fan, Incredible LEGO Technic offers a unique look at the artistry and engineering that can make your LEGO creations come alive.

  • Brand: No Starch Press
  • ASIN: 1593275870

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book: A Beginner's Guide to Building and Programming Robots

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book: A Beginner's

LEGO MINDSTORMS has changed the way we think about robotics by making it possible for anyone to build real, working robots. The latest MINDSTORMS set, EV3, is more powerful than ever, and The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book is the complete, beginner-friendly guide you need to get started.Begin with the basics as you build and program a simple robot to experiment with motors, sensors, and EV3 programming. Then you'll move on to a series of increasingly sophisticated robots that will show you how to work with advanced programming techniques like data wires, variables, and custom-made programming blocks. You'll also learn essential building techniques like how to use beams, gears, and connector blocks effectively in your own designs.Master the possibilities of the EV3 set as you build and program:The EXPLOR3R, a wheeled vehicle that uses sensors to navigate around a room and follow linesThe FORMULA EV3 RACE CAR, a streamlined remote-controlled race carANTY, a six-legged walking creature that adapts its behavior to its surroundingsSK3TCHBOT, a robot that lets you play games on the EV3 screenThe SNATCH3R, a robotic arm that can autonomously find, grab, lift, and move the infrared beaconLAVA R3X, a humanoid robot that walks and talksMore than 150 building and programming challenges...

  • Brand: No Starch Press
  • ASIN: 1593275323

LEGO Heavy Weapons: Build Working Replicas of Four of the World's Most Impressive Guns

LEGO Heavy Weapons: Build Working Replicas of Four

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  • ASIN: 1593274122
  • UPC: 787721951322
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