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Denavit–Hartenberg parameters are the parameters associated with a particular convention for attaching reference frames to the links of spatial kinematic chains, or robot manipulators.

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homogenous transformation matrix variants

I am working on some manipulator projects and come across a few variants of the homogenous transformation matrix. I've been working on matlab and they give slightly different answers. Assuming both ...
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How to find Inverse Kinematics solution to 6 link manipulator planar robot using DH parameters

I want to find out the inverse kinematics solution of 6 link manipulator planar robot, using DH Parameters, but I don't know how to, I know how to calculate for 3 link manipulator but not for 6 links, ...
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solving inverse kinematic using DH to keep it rotating over a center of motion

I am working on a 7 DOF robot. I want to solve the Inverse Kinematic(IK) of the robot using the inverse transformation matrix which I found them using DH. I mean: \begin{equation*} T = \begin{pmatrix}...
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Difference between Denavit-Hartenberg and Rodrigues formulas/conventions

I am trying to compute the forward kinematics for a 6 DOF robot arm. I've found two methods : the Denavit-Hartenberg (original and modified) and the product of exponentials with the Rodrigues formula. ...
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Finding the DH parameters from Transformation Matrices

My questions is the following: How do I find the DH values of a given transformation matrix? Or a set of transformation matrices if one is not enough? I can assume that the angle theta is known for ...
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Adding 90 degrees to DH parameter

I am trying to learn DH parameters for this anthropomorphic arm is. What I understand is robot's/or serial arms can have different initial position. But here, how is theta 3 = theta 3 + pi/2? I am ...
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How to represent the Xf axis of the final frame (end-effector) in function of euler angles?

I am working on a robot arm with 7 rotational joints. I can generate the T of any position, what I want to do ist to represent the vector Xf of the end effector frame in the base frame. How can I do ...
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How do I assign the origin of the frames in the Denavit Hartenberg convention?

I am studying the Denavit Hartenberg and to practice I am using the following manipulator: I have been able to assign some of the frames almost correctly, but i did some mistakes I cannot understand. ...
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Using DH parameters to visualize a robot

Suppose I receive a table containing the DH parameters of a 5 DOF robot. Am I able to reconstruct the geometry of this robot and actually visualize it (i.e. all the mechanical joints and links), using ...
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Problems fixing frames to a 6 degrees freedom robot

Hello Robotics Stack Exchange. I am trying to put frames to this robot so I can make forward and inverse kinematics. However, when I use the DH parameters I do not get the same results as roboDK (a ...
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What is wrong with the assignment of X axis in 5DOF robot manipulator's kinematic diagram?

I tried to solve below question by Edx course. One part of the requirement was to assign frames and find the DH parameters of the given robot manipulator. I assigned the x and z axis as below and find ...
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Verifying DH parameters. Unexpected Output

There is a rotating base joint #1 with z/joint axis pointing up and atop sits and arm with 3 z/joint axis facing away from the viewer. The elbow joint F2 has a kink before it of 90 degrees measuring ...
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Find the kinematic parameters using DH by Craig convention

I am trying to find the kinametic parameters using the J. Craig of the DH parameters for the following 2-DOF robotic manipulator. where $\ x,y $ are the axes of the reference frame and $\ q_1 , q_2 $...
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How to compute associated (partial) Jacobian matrix for each joint of a serial manipulator?

Given DH parameters of a serial manipulator, the forward kinematics gives me T0n = T01*T12*T23*...*Tn-1n , n is the DOF of manipulator. I can calculate the Jacobian matrix J for the end-effector by ...
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Converting from Modified to Standard Denavit Hartenberg

This is probably a noob question. But as of right now I am having difficulty converting from the Modified DH to a Standard DH parameters for the Franka Emika Panda. I need standard because it allows ...
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DH parameters to compute the transformation matrix

Below is my code. All values of theta, d, a and alpha are known. How should I define T00, T01, and so on? function [T] = dhtransform(theta, d, a, alpha) T = [cosd(theta) -sind(theta) * cosd(alpha) ...
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Robotic Manipulator 3-RRP v2

I recently asked a question about a 3-RRP manipulator but the only answer didn't work for my robot. I would describe the manipulator as an arm that rotates around the shoulder over the x-y axis, the ...
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3-RRP manipulator robot

I'm having some issues with a planar manipulator I have to deal with. The first two moves are rotational and the third one is a prismatic one. The shoulder and elbow move around the X-axis, while the ...
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D-H parameters for parallel joint axes

If robot has parallel joint axes,the D-H parameters are not unique.So what can we do to deal with this problem? It is very nice for you to answer or recommend some paper and books. Thank you~
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Is there any fault in my kinematic diagram?

I was doing forward kinematic test on a 6 D.O.F anthropomorphic robotic manipulator. So I modeled my kinematic diagram by D-H notation. But I am confused. Because I have simplified some terms here. I ...
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DH Parameter for OpenManipulator X from Robotis

I try to solve forward kinematics problem for OpenManipulator X from Robotis by using standard DH convention. The figure and dimension of the robot like this pic I try to find DH parameter and got ...
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Roy Featherstone toolbox robot model

I want to model these D-H parameters in spatial toolbox: Link: alpha, a, theta, d Link 1 : -90 0 theta1* d1 Link 2 : 0 a2 ...
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Resolved Motion Rate Control, Rotational Part

I'm controlling 6 DOF robot arm based on image processing. Robot arm will grab the object. Below what my system looks I can control the translational part of robot very well. But i cant control the ...
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Matlab Code for Lynx Robot

In this section, you will need to write a function lynx_fk which returns the positions of 10 points along the robot arm as defined later, given the joint angles of the robot. For this question, ...
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Rotation Matrices Using DH Parameters

I need to find rotation matrices between the frames of references of the vertices of the cube, and the DH parameters. For the rotation between the first to second frame of reference, I got alpha as pi/...
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Home position of robot created using modified DH Parameters doesn't match the real robot

I have created a 6-DOF robot using RigidBodyTree() method and modified D-H parameters using robotics toolbox in MATLAB. The modified DH parameters for the robot are as follows: I have followed the ...
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DH parameters for a PPP arm

I found this picture on the web and was working through it to make sure I understood the derivation for a PPP arm. I believe for link 2, alpha_2 ought to be -90 and not +90. Additionally, I don't ...
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How to determine the direction of X-Axis in Denavit Hartenberg process? [Sketch inside]

The rules of assigning axes for DH parameters are (as I know them): 1- Z: in the direction of the axis of rotation/translation of revolute/prismatic joints. 2- X: perpendicular to the previous Z axis ...
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Wrong forward-kinematic after calculating from DH-parameters

I'm working on an exercise about DH-parameters for my robotics course in university and I ran into a problem, because my solution is different from the one given by my professor. I calculated the DH-...
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DH parameters for lynx robot

Can anyone help me out with DH parameters and axis placement for below kinematic chain?
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D-H parameters verification

This robot has 2 revolute joints in advance then one cylindrical joint, then one revolute joint, then another cylindrical joint, then three revolute joints at the end. There is no D-H table for that ...
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Transformation matrix using DH parameters

I want to write a Matlab function which takes the DH parameters as input and outputs a 4X4 transformation matrix. The code I have written is : ...
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DH parameters for offseted elbow joint

Below is the axis setup for the elbow joint manipulator. I am trying to workout the DH parameters for the manipulator. Green frame represents the base and frame1. Starting from there, I am able to get ...
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Coordinate system of SCARA Manipulator

I am trying to understand how to draw coordinate system for forward kinematics. Figure is Could someone please explain how is the coordinate system drawn as per DH parameter? Basically when do we ...
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Forward kinematics on Stanford manipulator

I recently had an exam in robotics and one of the questions was about forward kinematics on the Stanford manipulator below. The DH parameters were given and we were asked to calculate the angular ...
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Robot Calibration using DH parameters

I'm new in robotics. My problem is the next one: I have a 6DOF robot manipulator and because the implementation was for real-time application my calculation time had to be really fast so that I used ...
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Between which joints does a given DH table row represent?

Say for example __ _____ | | ____ --------|_____|----------| |---------|____ |__| ...
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DH Parameters with offset base

I'm looking at a pan tilt (RR) system. I want to define the kinematics between a world frame and the end effector. Every example I've seen looks at the world frame as being at the first joint (the ...
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Validation of dh parameters

I am working on a concept of robotic arm for which I have fixed DH frames and parameters. Is there any way to validate the correctness of DH parameters and frames ?
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Confusion in fixing DH frames

I am analyzing a concept of a surgical robot with 4 revolute joints and one sliding joint. I am not able to fix the coordinate frame for last prismatic joint. Following are the schematics of robot and ...
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DH- Parameters of BCN3D Arm

Consider the following Arm: https://www.bcn3dtechnologies.com/en/bcn3d-moveo-the-future-of-learning/ I looked for the DH-Parameters of this arm and I found this: ...
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DH parameters solution for forward kinematics

I am stuck at a problem of solving DH parameters for a simple test mechanism. I know that the given mechanism is a structure but just for pure academic purposes assume that it's a real system. I only ...
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DH parameters to solve forward kinematics problem

When solving the kinematics problem for a robot using DH parameters, if there are some passive joints between the actuator and the end effector, do I have to define the axis and transformations of ...
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DH Parameters of RRP planar manipulator

I have been learning forward kinematics and having some trouble with coordinate systems and dh parameters with prismatic joints. Trying to work through this question. Trying to work this out I ended ...
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DH parameters of a PUMA-type manipulator

I'm struggling to find the DH parameters for this PUMA-type manipulator that yield the same results as the author (1): The way I'm checking if the parameters I have are correct is by comparing the ...
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For the second Paden-Kahan Sub-problem, how is 'r' determined?

When using Paden-Kahan Sub-problems to solve the inverse kinematics of manipulators, 'r' is described as the intersection point between the first and second twist axes. But how is this r actually ...
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How do the joint angles of a 4-legged impact the body's position with respect to the world frame?

For a four-legged robot (like Big Dog or the one shown here) how are the joint angles and "feet" position related to the body's frame in the world/inertial frame? For example, if I know the body's ...
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Modified DH Parameters for Puma 560 - Wrong Results

In continuation of my question on modified parameter for Puma 560 posted here Modified DH Parameters for Puma 560. Further I used a available dimension for Puma 560 here (FYI: the figure shows ...
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Modified DH Parameter for Puma 560

I'm trying to apply modified DH parameters (from Craig's version) to Puma 560. As per modified DH says, And the robot Puma 560 with axes and frame are, As per above sign convention, the sign of d2 ...