# Questions tagged [dh-parameters]

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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### Seeking Advice on a Generic Analytical Method for Inverse Kinematics of Various Robot Manipulators

I’m working on developing a generic analytical method to solve the inverse kinematics (IK) for different types of robotic manipulators. My goal is to create a solution that can handle various robot ...
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### Suggestions for My Interactive Visualization Web Tool for Robotic Learning

I am a Digital IC designer in Taiwan. Recently, I started studying Robotics by myself, but I've been frustrated by the math involved, including Euler angles, Quaternions, and DH models. They were just ...
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### Question on Denavit–Hartenberg method for forward kinematics

This is a rather simple question, but I'm new to the field so I need some help. I am trying to compute the forward kinematics using the DH method as shown below: I extract the rotation and ...
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### I need some help calculating some Denavit-Hartenberg parameters

I'm new here. Nice to meet you! I am struggling to calculate some Denavit - Hartenberg parameters of 2 joints of a 6 degree of freedom robot. I'm having trouble trying to calculate the Denavit ...
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### Deviation from real vs nominal DH parameters

some time ago, i built an inverse kinematics solver for industrial 6R robot arm. It work fine and i was able to use different robot brands, usually i took the DH parameters from robot's drawing and ...
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### Dexterous Workspace

Can anyone please help me understand how I can get the dexterous workspace I know how to obtain the reachable workspace but in 3D I can't see the dexterous, anyone know of any tricks or tips? Would ...
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### Order of DH parameters

My textbook uses the following order: I would really like to know why are the parameters in the D-H table ordered (in columns) the way they are from left to right, can someone please help?
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### DH Parameters for PR configuration

I am trying to practice DH parameters and ran across the below configuration. Given the schematic in this picture without the addition of any other variables would it be correct to not acknowledge the ...
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### How to rotate a Homogeneous Transformation Matrix about multiple axes?

I am working on a forward kinematics problem where I have already calculated the relevant transformation between the fixed base frame and the end effector frame of the robotic arm using Homogeneous ...
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### What should be the correct direction of X-axis assigned to a joint frame as per DH convention?

I am working on the kinematics diagram of a 6DOF Kuka KR210 serial manipulator. I am trying to assign frames to each joint as per the DH convention. I found a tutorial online where they are using DH ...
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### Finding shoulder joint orientation

Ok so I have been trying to find out shoulder joint angles from a kinect RGB-D camera.My end goal is to acquire these angles to feed them to a robotic arm (7DoF - 3 shoudler 1 elbow 3 wrist) and ...
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### DH parameters of a serial manipulator RRRRRR

I am trying to find the forward kinematics of this manipulator in the picture using DH notation. All of the joints are rotational. I managed to get to the third joint. The parameter table is below. ...
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### kinetic and potential energy of 3 DOF robot having 2 cylindrical links

Assume two uniform cylindrical links robot has 3 DOF as shown in the figure. Where link one has 1 dof that is rotation on its main axis. The second link has 2 DOF yaw and pitch movements. I can ...
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### When assigning frames in Denavit-Hartenberg (DH) parameters, where do I put the frame on end effector?

I have a simple question, for the last link (end effector) I need to estimate the parameters but when I put the reference frames in the center of the end effector, I just don't know. Last link (end ...
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### transform IMU reference to robot reference

I have an IMU rigidly attached to the end effector of a robotic arm. The goal is to compare the orientation of the IMU to the orientation of the robot arm. The 9-axis IMU data is used in a sensor ...
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### homogeneous transformation matrix only given sensor extrinsic values

I'm currently dealing with a dataset with points clouds collected by a lidar sensor and radar sensor. Unlike datasets like kitti however, they only provided info about the positions of the sensor ...
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### How DH-parameters is obtained for this manipulator?

So I'm trying to find DH parameters for the manipulator as shown in this picture: I draw coordinate systems for each joint as: And I got this DH parameters: Is this solution correct? Am I missing ...
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### Denso 6DOF Industrial Robot Flip vs NonFlip

Hello my fellow roboticists! I am working on the forward kinematics of the Denso 6DOF vs087 line of serial robots. In their Users' Manual, they categorize the set of joint configurations by three ...
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### No mutually perpendicular line between z-axes, are there still valid D-H Parameters?

I am trying to set up a generalized approach to generate DH parameters for my simulated robot arms, but I am having trouble setting up the frames. To find the X axis of each joint I read that I have ...
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### Denavit Hartenberg parameters for 3R spatial manipulator - excercise

I'm learning about robotics and comparing two ways to calculate homogeneous transformation matrix. I'm comparing PoE (product of exponentials) and Denavit-Hartenberg parameters. For the same base ...
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### Inverse kinematics for a 4 DOF arm

I am working with the openMANIPULATOR-X robotic arm and I am trying to implement inverse kinematics for it. I have found this article that talks about kinematic modelling: https://pdfs.semanticscholar....
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### DH Parameters of a 2 DOF RP Robot

How can I determine the DH parameters of the robot shown in the figure ? As i know, the z axis should show the rotation axis for rotary joints and direction of extension for prismatic joints, so the ...
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### How this DH-parameters is obtained for this manipulator

Take a look at the following picture. I'm wondering how $\theta_3 -90^\circ$ appears in the table. As far as I see from the way axes arranged, it is only $\theta_3$.
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### Denavit Hartenberg Exercises

I'm reading "Robot Modeling and Control" by Spong. It seems to me there are mistakes in the manual solutions provided by the authors. I came across the following two questions In this ...
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### How to calculate DH parameters for Higher Pair?

I am trying to build a robot which is having Bevel Gears connecting two links. I want to calculate DH parameters, but i am stuck with this bevel gear as when the joint rotates both angle and ...
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### Peter Corke Robotics Matlab toolbox Panda DH/MDH conventions confusion

I am new to this toolbox and DH parameters in general but I noticed that the Peter Corke Robotics Toolbox for Matlab originally contains a model of the Franka Emika Panda robot. This model was made ...
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### Obtain a State Space System given Denavit-Hartenberg parameters and a Rigid Body Tree model in MATLAB

I'm confused regarding the representatoin of a 6 D.O.F. robot arm with multiple links. I have the denavit-Hartenberg parameters and have used these to create a Rigid Body Tree model in MATLAB. The ...
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### 4 Axis Gimbal Nodal Robot DH Parameters

I'm working on a robot gimbal where there are 4 revolute joints (4th axis for gimbal lock, reducing inertia etc). The robot is nodal such that all axes have the same nodal point and rotating any axes ...
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### Hi everybody! I would appreciate some help with this DH convention application. It involves a slider-crank mechanism and I'm not sure I did it right

Okay, I'm editing the post and adding some clarifications: I'm considering the slider-crank now as a closed kinematic chain, and for this reason I isolated two different branches. My attempt with the ...
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### Identifying joints from transformation matrix (DH matrix)

Given a transformation matrix formed using the Denavit Hartenberg method, is there a way to identify joint paramters: for example the order of joints? I've come across a solution to an exam question ...
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### Retrieving Denavit-Hartenberg-Parameters from homogenous transformation-matrix

i am trying to implement a matlab script where the user can enter quaternions and retrieve the corresponding denavit hartenberg parameters for this link. My approach is to create the homogenous ...
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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 Joint Angles or Theta for 7DoF Robotic Arm

I am trying to find the joint angles or at least theta to be used to find the Denavit-Hartenberg Parameter for a robotic arm (Baxter's right arm). I have the link lengths and such, but I don't know ...
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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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### Denavit-hartenberg parameters sign 6-DOF

Trying to understand how does the Denavit-Hartenberg work. While I understood how is the table constructed, I however don't understand how are the signs for the orientation parameters (theta, joint ...
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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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### Finding orientation angles of end-effector from the DH parameter table and transformation matrices

Let's say we have a manipulator with the following DH parameter table: and transformation matrices: A_{01}= \begin{bmatrix} \cos(q_1) & \sin(q_1) & 0 & 95\cos(q_1)\\ \sin(q_1) & -\...
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### Finding Jacobian matrix using the DH parameter table and relative transformation matrices

Let's say we have a three revolute joint robot with the following DH parameter table: Where the last row corresponds to the transformation between the last joint frame and the end-effector frame. We ...
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