# Questions tagged [inverse-kinematics]

Inverse kinematics is a subtopic of kinematics dealing with equations that describe the joint parameters necessary to move a robotic arm to a particular position. Also called motion planning.

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### FABRIK Inverse Kinematics Convergence Proof For Multiple End-Effector Case

Below, I've linked the FABRIK papers, the first of which is particularly relevant to my question, as it shows the convergence proof for the single end effector case, and this makes sense to me. But I ...
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### How to find angular velocity using pure pursuit algorithm?

I have implemented the pure pursuit algorithm for my differential wheeled robot as described in the following paper: http://www.enseignement.polytechnique.fr/profs/informatique/Eric.Goubault/MRIS/...
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### How can i consider orientation of 6dof manipulator for inverse kinematic?

i been trying to code IK solver for few days, and i finally move the robot to the desired position. However im having hard time to orient the end-effector as i want it. I read the "Robotics ...
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### Inverse kinematics with quaternion

I'm trying to compute derivative of end effector positions $\mathbf{p}\in \mathbb{R}^{3}$ with respect to quaterion $\mathbf{q}\in \mathbb{R}^{4}$. When I use euler angles for joint rotations, the ...
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### 2D inverse kinematics with orientation constraints (especially at start and target) for path planning

(this is a cross post from https://stackoverflow.com/q/64393373/2682209 as I didn't know the robotics community before.) I'm trying to use some inverse kinematics algorithm to perform a path planning ...
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### Create path with minimum curvature for Ackerman drive

I'm trying to create a trajectory between two given poses for an Ackerman drive. The poses are defined as follows: Current Pose position $(x_0, y_0)$ rotation on z-axis $\theta_0$ Final Pose ...
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### Geometrical solution to an IK problem for a humanoid robot leg

On the attached figure, I show a graphical representation of the problem I am facing. I have developed a humanoid robot with a thigh which makes an angle with respect to the leg. It means that there ...
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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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### Robotic Dog Kinematics & RVIZ

I am working on a summer project involving creating quadruped robot. I am in the process of creating a simple walking gait, to which I have fundamental understanding of the inverse kinematics. I am ...
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### Inverse Kinematics for a 2DOF planar robot

I have a simple 2DOF planar robot with this configuration: L1 and L2 are the lengths of my 2 arms. L1 is 245.5mm and L2 is 160mm. Alpha is the first angle (the one of the base) and beta is the second ...
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### Ideas on how to create kinematic model of skid-steered rocker bogie mobile robot

I'm trying to derive the inverse kinematics of a skid-steered mobile robot with rocker-bogie mechanism. I learned how to derive the kinematics via transformation matrices as per "Kinematic ...
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### Help prove the following identity (Jacobian)

I have encountered the following identity expression. Can please someone elaborate and explain how this equation is manipulated?
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### Inverse Kinematics for a 4-DoF Leg

I am beginner in the robotics space and I am trying to apply inverse kinematics to robot leg that has 4 degrees of freedom. I do not know how to think about solving these problems, so any guidance ...
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### Deduce all possible configuration for a given CONF param FANUC

I am working on the "CONF" parameter of FANUC Robots. The "CONF" param determine the pose of the robot (maybe to have only one inverse kinematics solution). This configuration is ...
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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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### Inverse Kinematic of physically connected 2DoF robot with revolute joints

Currently, I am interested in calculating the inverse kinematics of the robot illustrated below. The robot has 2DoF with two revolute joints. Without the cylinder which physically connecting the two ...
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### Pinocchio Lib and Inverse-kinematics

I am using pinocchio library for a custom 6 axis robot arm (all joints are revolute). I implemented efficient inverse-kinematics solving as proposed in Pinocchio library tutorial example (https://...
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### FABRIK inverse kinematic

I was reading the FABRIK inverse kinematic that You can find more information here: http://www.andreasaristidou.com/publications/papers/FABRIK.pdf This paper suggests for each joint there is 4 value ...
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### Formulas for calculating the passive joints angular velocities

We have the following parallel robot architecture: Positions of the vectors $u_i, v_i, w_i$, the angles $\theta_i$, angular velocity $\dot{\theta_i}$ and the Jacobian $J$, that mapping vector of ...
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### Inverse kinematics of a sun tracker with swapped axes

I am realizing a sun tracker based on latitude, longitude, and date-time. The system calculates the azimuth and elevation angles to track the sun. In a classic sun tracker, the azimuth axis is ...
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### Inverse Kinematics of Puma 566 giving low angle results with DH convention

I am new at the robotics area, and i need to deliver an activity until this week in my college based to solve the inverse kinematics problem from an article that doesn't have any code done, and after, ...
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### Path Planning for Spherical Wrist (RRR)

I have found the inverse kinematics of a spherical wrist. The wrist is not attached to any other type of arm, it is the sole controller. Based on this IK solution, how can I generate a path plan for ...
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### help to find the bug for calculating inverse kinematic using jacobian

I am calculating inverse kinematic for 5dof robotic arm using Jacobian matrix (first time). i used following formulas to do my calculation and also implemented in my code. for more information please ...
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### how to normalize PWM if the value exceeds the maximum speed limit

I have implemented inverse kinematics for nonholonomic mobile wheeled robots, and the RPM range of the motor that I used is -50 to 50, while for PWM is from 1300 to 1700. But in certain cases, the RPM ...
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### How to implement end effector orientation in generic IK solver

I am trying to script a basic, lightweight IK solver with a Jacobian Transpose method. I have gotten a basic script that reach the desired position very quickly. What I am not able to do is achieve a ...
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### python code for closed form inverse kinematics solution

I solved the inverse kinematics of a 4DOF robotic arm (which is not planar) and I wrote this code bellow in python. The coordinates for each joint is: I considered the first three joints as a wrist ...
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### Inverse kinematics for a robot lamp

I've been working on a robot lamp. Looking something like this: So i had a few questions. I've decided to simplify the movements by giving the head a fixed orientation like you see in the picture. ...
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### Question about inverse kinematics for 2 axis gimbal

If I have a 2 axis gimbal (pitch and yaw) and I want to set the camera to a specific inertial orientation (in the world frame), how can I do this? How do I know what to set each motor to achieve this? ...
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### Very high position_tolerance with inverse kinematics

I finally managed to make my manipulator work also with Pose Goal using KDL as Inverse Kinematics plugin. The problem is that I cannot in any way go below a certain level of position tolerance (0.12) ...
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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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### Arduino Scara Robot inverse kinematics

I am building a simple scara robot using an Arduino Uno with a CNC shield and for that, I programmed a simple library (Here a normal program for testing purposes). I keep getting back NaN so not a ...
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### Inverse Kinematics, indicate if multiple soltuions exist using a matrix

I'm trying to practice inverse kinematics and I'm having a really tough time understanding how you can indicate if multiple solutions exist just using a matrix. I also don't know how I would indicate ...
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### OpenRAVE IKFast scipy error

I'm attempting to use the python app pyikfast to generate an analytic solution to my 6 DOF arm. I was able to successfully run the pyikfast solver on the PUMA 560 arm so I know the solver can work. It ...
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### Biped Kinematics (HTM)

Some notations: IRF: inertia reference frame or world frame CoM: center of mass DoF: degree of freedom [x y z roll pitch yaw] I'm trying to implement the simplest kind of biped walking using 3D ...
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### How can I accurately calculate the robot configuration for a desired cartesian position, given manfuacturing discrepancies?

This is a question I have wrestled with for a while now and would appreciate any advice. I am writing an application which allows programming of different 6DOF industrial robotic arms. The output of ...
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### Problem about create IKfast plugin for moveit in ROS noetic and Ubuntu 20.04

According the tutorial from MoveIt website There can't install openrave on ROS noetic, so I use the docker to pull this image from this website I can install this image successly, but I don't know how ...
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### What is the preferred approach to derive the kinematics/dynamics of a floating base 3-link robot?

I would like to derive the kinematics and dynamics of a floating planar robot with two leg links and a hip link while the robot is in free-fall (i.e. no ground contact at the "feet"). This ...
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### Relationship between Lie Algebra (Murray, Lynch) and spatial vector (Featherstone) approaches

I am curious about the relationship between the Lie algebra/group approach to robot kinematics given by Murray (et al.) in "An Introduction to Mathematical Robotic Manipulation" and Lynch (...
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### Issues with cube stacking controller for Panda Robot using Behavior Trees and Task Space Control

I have been working on a controller for a Panda (Franka Emika) robot (simulation, RobotDART and py_trees) and i can't figure out why the gripping mechanism doesn't work correctly. Initially the robot ...
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### Finding Forward and Inverse Kinematics of Manipulator

Hello I need a help regarding finding forward Kinametics and Inverse kinametics of a manipulator, I shall be thankful if any body can help me in this regard. Originally posted by Sheby 99 on ROS ...
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### Meaning of p(q) in the expression for minimum clearance from obstacle for redundant robotic manipulators

Can somebody who has studied Industrial manipulators or has worked on Industrial manipulators using Jacobian Inverse and Jacobian Pseudo inverse algorithm for Inverse Kinematics please explain what ...
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### Inverse Kinematics with SE(3) Target Derivation

Why are there square brackets around [V_b] when deriving it, but not when using it in the update?
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### Analytical solution to inverse kinematics of 5 dof robot arm

the followings are the equations I worked out for the inverse kinematics of a 5 dofs robotic arm. First of all, the kinematic diagram: For the joint angles $q_{2}, q_{3}$ and $q_{4}$ I resorted to ...
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### Robot increases in length, trying to keep robotic along previous position trajectory

Sorry for the confusing title, this seems to be a difficult problem to concisely describe. I am working on a 50-DOF (yes, 50) robot that is comprised of "elbow macaroni" links that rotate ...
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### Finding 6 angles for UR5 a 6Dof Robot

I am looking for a method to find 6 rotation angles for the 6DOF, 6joint, 5 link UR5 robot. these angles would be used to control UR5 through ROS but unfortunately I cant find any way to find these ...
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### How to find workspace of parallel manipulator by monte carlo method?

I am working on a 3 DOF parallel manipulator, I was successful in solving the inverse kinematics and forward kinematics of my manipulator. But I am facing a problem in generating a workspace for it. I ...
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