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Set different speed on Turtlebot wheels

asked 2015-02-15 06:31:47 -0500

Elizaveta.Elagina gravatar image

updated 2015-02-15 06:32:12 -0500

How do I set different speed for Turtlebot wheels using python? I've been using Twist() for making the Turtlebot move forward or rotate on one spot. How do I use angular and linear for setting speed on on wheels separately? For instance, I want Turtlebot to go in a circle with a specific radius.

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answered 2015-02-15 10:55:05 -0500

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The robot is not restricted to "one spot"; you can set both translational and rotational velocities in the same message.

With that said, although it's C++, see an answer I posted previously about the relationship between linear and angular velocities (and how to calculate them).

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Thank you, I will try doing that!

Elizaveta.Elagina gravatar image Elizaveta.Elagina  ( 2015-02-23 03:48:16 -0500 )edit

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