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# 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Getting pitch, yaw and roll from Rotation Matrix in DH Parameter

I've calculated a DH Parameter matrix, and I know the top 3x3 matrix is the Rotation matrix. The DH Parameter matrix I'm using is as below, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denavit%E2%80 Above is ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Forward Kinematics for a Robot Arm with an offset

Hi I am working with a WidowX-200 robot arm. I have an fake joint between joints 2 and 3 to simulate an offset in the actual robot arm. The joints are motors which can turn and here are the joint ...
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### DH Paramater and Kinematic diagram for 2DOF Cobot

Here is my robot model in moveit, I believe the kinematic diagram is not right. Can anyone tell me the correct DH parameter values for this robot model. As far as I understand the values should be: <...
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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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### 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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### 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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### Parameter $r$ of Denavit-Hartenberg

By watching this video which explains how to calculate the classic Denavit–Hartenberg parameters of a kinematic chain, I was left with the impression that the parameter $r_i$ (or $a_i$) will always be ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Denavit-Hartenberg convention in practice

How are the coordinate frames and D-H parameters determined in industry? Does one use the CAD drawing of the arm or physically take measurements of the actual arm?
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### Why does the Denavit-Hartenberg representation fail to capture the length of the last link in my model?

The length of the last link (1.73) of my model (of a human finger) is not represented in any of the parameters that I calculated using the Denavit-Hartenberg algorithm, which I think can't be right. I ...
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### Denavit-Hartenberg Exam Question

I am having a bit of trouble with the pictured question: I am able to do part a and b, however c is proving very difficult. My lecturer never really explained much beyond what is asked in a and b. ...
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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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### How can Denavit-Hartenberg representation with only 4 variables describe rototranslations with 6 DOF?

I am wondering how the Denavit-Hartenberg representation is able to describe rototranslations with 6 DOF with only 4 parameters? Some context: Denavit-Hartenberg representations can be used to ...
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### What are the advantages of using the Denavit-Hartenberg representation?

When one wants to model a kinematic chain and in particular define the frames attached to each body, it is common to use the Denavit-Hartenberg parameters. What are the advantages of this ...
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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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### Denavit–Hartenberg parameters of a robot with spherical wrist

What are valid values for the Denavit-Hartenberg parameters $d$ and $a$ (sometimes called $r$) of the last 3 links of a robot with spherical wrist? From this reference, "A spherical joint can be ...
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### Calculate Roll Pitch Yaw from Modified Denavit Hartenberg

I'm using modified denavit hartenberg to represent my robot end-effector. But i couldnt find equation to calculate rpy if im using mdh. Below my MDH. I try use rpy equation for dh paramater(from ...
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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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### Denavit Hartenberg

My problem says that for the articulated arm shown determine: The algorithm of the end effector position in terms of q1, q2, q3, q4 and q5 with de Modified Denavit Hartenberg convention and The ...
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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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### How to invert D-H parameters

I currently have a working kinematic chain made by a set of ten links in D-H convention (with usual parameters [ $A_i, D_i, \alpha_i, \theta_i$]). But my task currently requires the inversion of some ...
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### Denavit Hartenberg parameters - 3DOF articulated manipulator

I am trying to solve a forward kynematics problem for a 3DOF manipulator. I am working with the Robotics Toolbox for MatLab created by Peter Corke and after calculte the DH parameters and introduce ...
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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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### 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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### What is the best software/package to draw the robot manipulator and indicate DH parameters and different axes?

I'm wondering about good software/package to draw the robot manipulator and indicate DH parameters and different axes? Any suggestions!
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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....