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Translate velocity from encoder count per second to meters per second

asked 2013-07-12 07:35:47 -0600

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I am working with a two wheeled robot, and I need the velocity of the wheels in meters per second, I have the encoder count per second, the wheel radius and the wheel distance. How can I translate this to meters per second?

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This really isn't a ROS question ... but, for a hint, you'll also need to know how many encoder counts per wheel revolution.

lindzey gravatar image lindzey  ( 2013-07-12 08:48:20 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-08-24 23:40:34 -0600

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wheel velocity = wheel rotation(rad/s) * wheel radius(m)

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