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Guidelines to convert DH parameters to URDF specifications?

asked 2013-10-01 07:58:19 -0500

mbkv gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:18:06 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

Do some of you have experience in creating URDF models from DH parameters of your robot?

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answered 2013-10-01 11:45:53 -0500

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DH parameters are a method to deal with the most simple parameters for a robot description. So the conversion from DH to URDF are quite easy.

I did the work on the other way around, from URDF to DH.

Do not hesitate to detail any specific concern.

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How did you do the conversion of URDF to DH? I know OpenRAVE can do this automatically, but any other way would be good to know, too.

Stefan Kohlbrecher gravatar image Stefan Kohlbrecher  ( 2013-10-01 11:49:56 -0500 )edit

Manually. My robot was the youBot, which is basically a RRR arm. The DH parameters are easy to find for this kind robot, it's the angle between the links and the length of the links. You probably expect something more powerful. Why do you want to use DH?

Arn-O gravatar image Arn-O  ( 2013-10-02 01:48:21 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-10-02 04:27:08 -0500

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