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Is it possible to implement my own flight controller into a URDF which extracted from solidworks?

asked 2021-07-21 08:05:35 -0500

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I want to make a gazebo simulation for my research. I had obtained the urdf from Solidworks yet, I was not able to visualize the quadcopter in the gazebo. Also, after the visualization, I would like to implement a flight controller that we previously designed with phyton I guess. I don't know that whether it is possible but if it is where should I start?

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answered 2021-07-25 12:00:57 -0500

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A few notes:

  • The URDF simply specifies how to visualize the robot - it does not include any control code or logic.
  • For gazebo you can convert your URDF into an SDF file, which tells gazebo how to visualize the robot.
  • In addition to your URDF/SDF file you'll actually need to write some code to tell Gazebo how to control the robot. I'd suggest you start by looking at the Gazebo tutorials on building a robot
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