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  • Published: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2007.
  • Year Published: 2007
  • Description: 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0778728854 (softcover)
  • 9780778728856
  • 0778728994 (pb)
  • 9780778728993 (pb)



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Robot workers

by Jefferis, David.

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Call number: J 629.892 Je

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth, West Youth

Additional Details

"All about machines that think" -- cover.

Includes index.

March of the machines: how robots have advanced into the world -- Anatomy of an arm: the key feature for most industrial robots -- Precision workers: robots that can work more accurately than human hands -- Millions of robots: the number of factory robots increases every year -- Down on the farm: now robots are moving into food production -- Robots in store: going shopping the robotic way -- Domestic robots: robotic gadgets are taking over the chores -- Intelligent homes: our living environments are becoming eco-friendly robozones -- Robots everywhere: robots in the world of leisure, education, and more -- Life savers: robots that help save lives in hospitals -- Dangerbots: these robots go into environments that are too deadly for humans -- Things to come?: next steps in robot technology reference -- Time track: the story of robot workers -- Glossary robot terms explained -- Index.

Describes the tasks that are currently undertaken by robots and discusses possible future uses of robots.

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