ROS By Example VOLUME 2 - for ROS HYDRO.
"Packages and Programs for Advanced Robot Behaviors"
All programming samples are written in Python.
Topics include task managers such as SMACH... More > and Behavior Trees, creating URDF models, controlling Dynamixel servos, arm navigation using MoveIt!, ROS diagnostics, dynamic reconfigure, AR Tags for object tracking, topic multiplexing, head tracking in 3D, the Gazebo simulator, and creating a web GUI for your robot.
Many working sample programs are included and explained in excruciating detail.< Less
This 256 page resource has 221 full page black and white "line art" graphic images. The ready-to-use templates teach by "whole brain" play and creative exploration, with over 1300... More > smaller images surrounding the central full page image on each page, providing examples of countless variations for the creative explorer of this art form and science.
In addition to a large collection of 2-dimensional patterns, a "coloring book for kids of all ages", there are 27 3-dimensional "fold-up" patterns which make it easier than ever before to create exquisite shapes revered by pioneers such as Plato, Pythagoras, and Leonardo daVinci. There is a brief introductory section on the philosophical perspective of universal proportions and symbols. The book also has extensive tables, World Wide Web links and bibliographic references for those whose interest and curiosity has been sparked by the hands-on, experiential majority of the book. It is a reference for serious students of geometry and its omnipresent purpose.< Less
A Do-It-Yourself Guide to the Robot Operating System - System Requirements: ROS HYDRO, Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 or 13.04. NOTE: This book covers the SAME MATERIAL as the original; however, it is written... More > for ROS HYDRO. Code samples are written in Python.< Less
A step by step guide to creating event budgets using Microsoft Excel. Detailed instructions on creating worksheets, defining formulas, linking worksheets for dynamic budget modeling and ensuring... More > control of the bottom line. An invaluable resource for meeting planners and event coordinators.< Less
The Electroherbalism Frequency Lists, Third Edition, contains frequencies that people use for electrotherapy instruments such as EMEMs, Rife machines, Rife-Bare devices, function generator pad... More > devices, Hulda Clark function generators, Tesla therapy devices, and other alternative bioelectronic instruments. This compilation includes the Consolidated Annotated Frequency List and the Non-Consolidated Frequency List, also known as the CAFL and NCFL, and the newly revised CAFL Cross Reference List (CAFL XREF) as well as the chapters "Introduction to Alternative Bioelectronic Therapy Devices," "Electrical and Frequency Effects on Pathogens," and James Bare's "Understanding Our Frequencies Through Harmonic Associations." The Electroherbalism frequency lists are some of the most-used references for frequency researchers the world over.< Less
This book is a plain english guide to raising a few pigs outdoors in Australia.
Free Range Pig farming is becoming very popular as people discover how easy it is to incorporate pigs into a... More > sustainable farming system for the benefit of their land, animal welfare and the wholesome pork such conditions will produce.
Lee McCosker has been farming free range pigs for over fifteen years on a commercial scale and during that time she has always shared her experiences with others in an effort to promote free
range farms. Many of the enquiries have come from people just wishing to keep a few pigs for the freezer or just for their own enjoyment and not on a large scale.
The questions people ask are very similar so Lee has put
together a collection of questions and answers that will bring together all aspects of buying, growing, housing and breeding pigs along with tips on producing the best tasting pork ever.< Less
This introductory level book covers all aspects of raising pigs outdoors on pasture for the serious small producer. An invaluable resource for anyone contemplating, or new to free range pig farming.... More > Feeding, breeding, farrowing, weaning, herding and marketing free range pigs are discussed from the small producers point of view. Tips for a safe, harmonious and profitable free range piggery that can only come from hands on experience. Pastured pig production encompasses animal husbandry and management skills as well as the care of the environment in which we farm. This book brings them all together with guides for a safe and sustainable free range farm to help you avoid the pitfalls of starting out on a pasture based pig business venture.< Less
The Preparatory Manual of Chemical Warfare Agents Third Edition is a massive upgrade to "A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents", and it's original title has been re-established.... More > The book includes many upgraded information on existing warfare agents including updated molecular formulas, 3D molecules, and molecular data. This third edition includes brand new chapters and sections including a chapter discussing the complete preparation and data of nerve agent antidotes; a huge section on the preparation of potential and experimental warfare agents (nerve agents), including a valuable section and chapter on the complete preparation and data of nerve agent intermediates; a section and chapter on the complete preparation and data on the incapacitating agent BZ and military weaponization; a complete and in depth section and chapter on the extraction, isolation, and military weaponization of Ricin; and a upgrade to methods of chemical dissemination i.e. chemical warfare munitions.< Less
This book is intended to take over from where my first firefighter preparation book “The Future Firefighter’s Preparation Guide,” left off. That book was intended on providing the... More > future firefighter with a road map of what to do when starting out the journey to becoming a firefighter. This book is intended to provide more focus on what to expect and more importantly, how to be successful at the firefighter testing process, which can vary from department to department.
This book will help future firefighters by providing a road map of how to best navigate the firefighter testing process, so that they are successful in obtaining a position in the best career I am so fortunate to be a part of, a career in the fire service!
If you have prepared for the position of firefighter by doing many of the things I suggested in “The Future Firefighter’s Preparation Guide,” and follow the suggestions within this book, your chances for success will greatly increase!< Less
Getting hired in the fire service is not an easy process. Many people have that desire to become a firefighter, but for whatever reason cannot put the pieces together to make it a reality. Over the... More > 20 plus years I have been in the fire service, I have had the opportunity to be on both sides of the hiring process – as a candidate, and as a rater and proctor. This book will assist future firefighters specifically prepare for a career in the fire service.
This book is not the one-size-fits-all book to becoming a firefighter. There is just not enough room to accomplish that. Instead, this book is meant to be your starting point to get you headed in the right direction as you begin the process of becoming a firefighter. In upcoming books, I will provide more specific direction on the hiring process to becoming a firefighter and with tips for success upon getting hired with your dream department. Nobody said it was going to be easy becoming a firefighter...if it was, everyone would be doing it!< Less
Patient advocates too often learn how to be one after being thrown into the deep end of a pool. Betty Tonsing’s riveting and real story – and that of 250 people who responded to her... More > survey plus twenty personal interviews – covers every possible medical experience and will help others who ﬁ nd themselves in that deep end of the pool. If you are a patient advocate, you are not alone. After reading Stand in the Way!! Stories From Patient Advocates, you also will have the courage to know when to stand in the way. And you will no longer be ignored. Since we never know when we might be hospitalized, after reading these stories, you will never allow yourself to be admitted to a hospital or nursing home without your own patient advocate.
As an accomplished researcher, management executive and global educator, Dr. Tonsing regards access to dignified, affordable and medically sound health care as matter of economic and social justice, and good business sense.< Less
This book lays out steps needed to develop a collaborative approach to transform neighborhoods away from gang susceptibility and to help communities avoid unnecessary pitfalls. By looking at gangs... More > through a community health prism, by demystifying the gang-reduction process and by showing how to develop a collaborative approach, the Project 110% model offers a way to reduce gangs before they become violent and criminal.< Less
Modes In Motion presents the modes in an innovative new way, allowing you to fully understand and master the guitar fretboard, achieving ultimate soloing ability. You will be able to perform with... More > much more speed, articulation and fretboard memorization of each mode. Once perfected, the ease and smoothness of the Modes In Motion will amaze you. Includes: 63 Precise Mode Finger Forms Individual Chord Patterns For All Style of Music Formatted Exercises Guide to Transposing to Other Keys Modes In Motion by Lucien Nocelli www.LucienNocelli.com www.NocelliGuitarMethod.com< Less
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING VINES IN 123 PAGES.
This book is a basic introduction to growing grapes and aimed at the serious student in the wine trade, WSET Diploma student or Master of Wine... More > candidate. It is also very useful for those thinking of setting up vineyards as it answers a lot of the basic questions.
Has sold over 3,500 copies now and received LOTS of emails saying how helpful it has been.
"Couldn't have become an MW without your book" was the latest endorsement!< Less
The Carlson Software SurvCE version 4.0 user manual provides details and tricks for how to use the thousands of powerful features in SurvCE and SurvPC. See the companion Instrument Setup Manual for... More > even more information on how to configure SurvCE and SurvPC with different hardware.< Less
This is a pocket-sized edition of the Online Dictionary of Crystallography, published by the International Union of Crystallography to address the lack of an authoritative compendium of... More > crystallographic terms and to respond to questions related to matters of definitions and nomenclature.< Less
This book is a collection of essays and research papers on a wide variety of subject, including philosophy, computers, drama, poetry, literature, history, art, music, theology, networking,... More > mathematics, business economics, transmission media and databases.< Less
The only book specific to the process of breaking into & performing radio imaging. I wrote this book for voiceover talent who aspire to voice promos, IDs and liners for radio stations. Radio... More > Imaging has been my voiceover forte since my career began in 1995. In this voiceover book you'll learn:
- What Radio Imaging Is & What It Isn't
- How Imaging is Made
- Audition and Performance Techniques
- Radio Formats
- How to Make an Imaging Demo
- How to Find Imaging Work
- Negotiation Skills & Contract Creation
- Comes with a FREE Imaging DVD< Less
75 pages of clear, succinct summaries of humanitarian principles, standards and current good practice, integrated into an undated diary - a practical resource for field based humanitarian workers.... More > Including 4 new pages for 2014.< Less
Will last winter's horribly cold and snowy winter repeat? Find out in the 2015 Famers' Almanac! This year's edition is also packed full of tips, trivia, teasers, and thought-provoking articles... More > including: how to make your carpet cleaner; which every day chores you may be doing wrong; what 5 ingredients everyone should have in their medicine cabinet?; ways to eat organic while on a budget; healthier snack recipes; how to easily complete your home improvement project with recycled building materials; and much more! Plus Best Days to fish, quit smoking, plant your garden, shop, look for a job, cut your hair and many more in 2015.< Less