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has anyone successfully used openrave to to IK for robots containing closed loops?

asked 2013-07-25 06:54:29 -0500

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I've got a robot arm with a four bar linkage and am a little unclear on what is the best methodology to represent it.

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answered 2013-07-26 03:15:06 -0500

We tried this some time ago, but ultimately ended up not being able to generate ikfast IK for our four bar linkage arm. We modeled the arm using mimic joints, but at least at the time we tried, generating IK for those was not possible using OpenRAVE. Not sure if this changed.

See this Q/A.

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