The Ultimate Guide To Do It Yourself Animatronics

Steve Koci    ISBN: 9781732958203

Great book that covers a huge range of animatronic projects, second link is to a page that has all the web links in the book.


Physical Computing: Sensing and Controlling the Physical World with Computers

Dan O’Sullivan and Tom Igoe    ISBN: 9781592003464

Covers a wide range of interactive art topics and uC project control. 


Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists and Artists

Dustin Roberts    ISBN: 9780071741674

Lots of information on using motors in projects. 


Lessons In Industrial Instrumentation

Tony Kuphaldt

This is a free textbook along with links to many other Instrumentation resources.