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### Robot Trajectory Control with MATLAB

I want to make a MATLAB (Simulink) simulation of the robot model shown above. However the input should be the sinx(t) function as a trajectory. How could I integrate this sinx(t) function in Simulink ...
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### Solving pseudo inverse of Jacobian in Matlab/Octave

I'm attempting to create a simulation of a 3 (rotational) DOF robotic arm in 3D space. So far I've had success getting to the Jacobian. What seems to be the issue is that the pseudo inverse of the ...
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### Computation of centrifugal and Coriolis matrix

So I have a seesaw-cart electromechanical system which I want to control. It has 2-DOF (the angle of the seesaw $\varphi$ and the cart position $s$). I used the Euler-Lagrange method to get my ...
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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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### Add a repulsive force among a group of robots

I am new to multi-agent robotic systems and I am currently studying consensus and flocking algorithm. Recently I implemented a simple integrator consensus algorithm that leads a group of N robots to a ...
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### Peter Corke Robotics Matlab Toolbox the problem of inverse dynamics in the Franka Emika Panda model

I have the following question about the Franka Emika Panda dynamic model. In case I perform the solution of the inverse dynamics problem using Robotics Toolbox (Peter Corke) I get different results ...
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### How to find the nonlinear equations of motion of a seesaw-cart electromechanical system?

So what I have here is a single pendulum with a cart system. The pendulum is composed of a set of rigidly connected parts integrated in a seesaw-like structure which can freely pivot around the axis ...
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### Inverse kinematics for redundant robot

I'm currently doing some in-depth analysis based on this article. Starting from a general inverse kinematics solution, the article gives an appropriate formula to compute a solution that takes into ...
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### Robotic Arm Inverse Kinematic Algorithm

Good day all, I have currently built a large 6 axis Robotic arm that uses a bunch of potentiometers to control the angles. I would like to move into Autonomous control of the robotic arm. I would like ... 67 views

### How to calculate the workspace of a five bar planar parallel robotic manipulator using MATLAB?

I am trying to calculate the workspace of a five bar planar parallel manipulator using MATLAB. Also, I am trying to plot the exact workspace as shown( kindly check the link). For this I guess I need ...
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### Closed Kinematic Chain Forward Kinematics using DH method

I'm dealing with the direct kinematic of a robotic leg, composed by a four bar mechanism coupled with a slider-crank. I understood that I need to identify the closed loops of my leg and I did it: the ...
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### Jacobian row of zeros. Why?

I have a Simulink model that has a standard Simulink block that determines the Jacobian for a given Rigid Body Tree model. The Rigid Body Tree model is a built in model of the Franka Emika Panda robot ...
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### Peter Corke Robotics Matlab Toolbox Jacobian in Simulink

I am working on getting the Peter Corke Robotics Toolbox for Matlab connected to a Panda robot via Simulink. The problem I am encountering is the fact that the variables created by the Peter Corke ...
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### Algorithm for Hand-eye Calibration with static camera brings wrong parameters

I tried a hand-eye-calibration with a static camera and the following alogorithm in Matlab. https://de.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/48696-camera-to-robotic-arm-calibration The algorithm is ...
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### Joint space trajectory script unclear

I have a script provided by The MathWorks Inc. that makes a robot end-effector follow both a task space and a joint space trajectory through several waypoints. These trajectories are then plotted in ...
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### Is the translational vector (positon) in transformation matrices in cm or another unit (MATLAB)?

My transformation matrix gives me, for example, x = 0.06, y = 0.27 and z = -0.04 It does not make a lot of sense to me if this is in cm.
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### Matlab smooth transition between stored configurations (rigid body tree robot )

I currently have a few joint configurations stored for a robot model in Matlab. When I play back and show the robot in different configurations, there is of course no smooth, but abrupt transition. Is ...
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### How to connect to a kinova gen3 arm in gazebo through MATLAB and ROS?

I want to simulate a kinova gen3 arm in Gazebo through MATLAB and ROS. I am using a windows laptop which is running MATLAB natively, and I am running ROS and Gazebo via a virtual machine. I have ...
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### How can I input joint angles to transformation matrix to get position in matlab?

I am trying to get the forward kinematics for a robot model in matlab (rigid body tree). I created a 4 x4 transformation matrix from the base to the end-effector using the gettransform() function. I ...
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### Data gathering and selling [closed]

a friend of mine is building various Robots with different structures, sensors, limbs executing different tasks. He gathers data from all sensors etc regarding technical and scientific range of ... 69 views

### 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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### i want to model the variable distance between two moving vehicles

please i need to model the variable distance between two vehicles, below the code that i'm trying to do , The code ...
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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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### How do industrial robots solve the inverse kinematic problem?

I want to make a real-time end-effector position control simulation of a 6 DOF robotic arm. To do so, I should solve the inverse kinematic problem, but due to the complexity of calculations, it is ...
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### Inertial frame's angular velocity expression

I'm following a robotics course on coursera which talks about aerial robotics and more specifically quadrotors. I'm trying to understand the logic behind the relationship between the angular velocity ...
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### How to simulate a system output with a sine wave input?

I wish to simulate the output of a certain gear system I have. How the gear system looks isn't particularly important to the problem, I managed to get the differential equation needed from the ...
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### How to solve this differential equation using ode23?

Hello! :) What I have here is a gear system I need to simulate using MATLAB and Simulink. To do that, firstly I need to get the differential equation for this rotation (gear) system. I think I ...
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### How do I compute the feedforward terms in a control law using Matlab?

I have the following situation. I have computed the linear and angular velocity which are the controls for a mobile robot, which have the form: $v_d=v_{fb}+v_{ff}$ $\omega_d=\omega_{fb}+\omega_{ff}$ ...
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### How can I define the saturation function in Matlab?

I would like to write a Matlab code for an angular velocity of this type: $\omega=\omega_{fb}+sat(\omega_{ff})$ where $\omega_{fb}$ is a feedback angular velocity and $\omega_{ff}$ is a feedforward ...
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### how to find Singularity and jacobian Inverseof 5 DOF Robotic arm?

I am working on calculating the Jacobian Determinant to find the singularity of my 5 DOF Robotic arm, I have calculated the jacobian matrix, and the matrix I got is a very large value As it is non ...
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### Questions about time derivative of jacobian matrix

I find that in some robotic toolboxs(e.g. FROST https://ayonga.github.io/frost-dev/index.html) they use to calculate time derivative of jacobian matrix. Here is my guess about the reason of using ...
I have a velocity command, which is: $v=k_1\rho cos(\alpha)$ where each quantity $\rho$ and $\alpha$ depend by the time. I would like now to take the time derivative of this, in order to use it as ...