# 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### DH Notation for Bend End Effector of RRR Articulated Arm

Hello, I want to ask about the DH notation for this RRR Robot with special end effector (See in the picture). I have a problem when writing the DH notation from join 3 to the end effector. the L shape ...
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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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### DH-paramteres almost correct but problems finding the mistake

We have made analysis of a robot. This robot when analysed for dh-parameters gives us this dh parameter. When we compute it in matlab we get and we chose the angles (10,20,30,40,50,60) we get this ...
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### Denavit-Hartenberg parameters for SCARA manipulator

I'm going through the textbook Robot Modeling and Control, learning about the DH convention and working through some examples. I have an issue with the following example. Given below is an image of ...
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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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### 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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### Must link length should be very accurate for DH parameters?

I am trying to implement the inverse kinematics of SainSmart 6DOF robot manipulator in MATLAB by using robotics toolbox. I draw the kinematic diagram of the robot arm and calculated the DH parameters ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### Homogenous Transformation Matrix for DH parameters

I'm studying Introduction to robotic and found there is different equations to determine the position and orientation for the end effector of a robot using DH parameters transformation matrix, they ...
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### Denavit-Hartenberg convention

There are two different conventions that can determine DH parameters. What is the difference between Craig's [1, Sec 3.4] convention and the Spong [2, Sec. 3.2] convention? I know that both methods ...
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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 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### DH parameters for lynx robot

Can anyone help me out with DH parameters and axis placement for below kinematic chain?
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### Why do we generally prefer DH parameters over other kinematic representations of robot arms?

I am specifically interested in DH parameters versus other representations in terms of kinematic calibration. The best (clearest) source of information I could find on kinematic calibration is in the ...
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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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### DH parameters for PRP manipulator

Can anyone share their DH parameters for a simple PRP manipulator. I have some confusion in setting up the axes and obtaining a solution.
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### How to determine x-axis if the two z-axis are intersecting in Denavit Hartenberg representation

Suppose I have a 3 link(1 dimensional) chain in which all the joints are revolutes, the axis of first revolute joint is along Z-axis(global) and axis of second joint is along X-axis(global). The first ...
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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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### 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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### 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 ...