Questions tagged [robotic-arm]

The arm tag is intended to be used for questions relating to robotic arms from, small hobby arms with only 1 or 2 degrees of freedom to large industrial robots with complex joint assemblies. For the ARM CPU, use the tag arm-cpu.

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Forward/inverse kinematics and transformation matrices

I have found the homogeneous transformation matrix that can be used to determine the relation between the parent and child links of a robot. This matrix is shown below. $T_i = \left[\begin{array}{ c ...
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How to combine URDF files in pybullet?

I have a URDF file for the Kinova Gen3 robotic arm (6 dof) and a URDF file for a suction end effector that was built for a UR5 arm. I am able to load the file for the arm along with a table and some ...
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Omron Viper 850 Orientation out of range error

Good morning folks We have a Omron Viper 850 robot It is in inverted mount, i.e mounted upside down as you can see in the photo. We are using the ACE 4.3 Software to program the robot. I don't have ...
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Cartesian Stiffness Matrix and Complieance Matrix of Spherical Parallel Manipulator

In the article https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094114X14000020, I came across the construction of a Cartesian stiffness matrix. On page 14 I see the components of the moments ...
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Any untethered artificial muscles available in the market? [closed]

Well, non-tethered artificial muscles are just artificial muscles that only need electric wiring in order to work; unlike pneumatic/hydraulic/vacuum actuators that need a external pump in order to ...
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Dynamic analysis of a robot pedestal

I have to design a robot pedestal for a research project.The robot I choose is kuka KR 6 R700 6.In the datasheet is said all the forces/moments in worst case scenario.I did some FEA for the structure ...
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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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Finding torque equation for my robotic arm

I am designing a 5 dof robotic arm, and for that I would like to find a torque equation. However, I am a little confused here: According to me the torque equation for M1 should be l2m2+l3m3+l4m4+l5m5 (...
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Best way to control a robot from an application

I developed an application that places itself just before controlling the robot (CAD/CAM like application) and now I want to control my robot directly within the application. Typically I have two ...
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Is possible this robot arm cut well around this plastic plate?

Good Afternoon. I am trying my best to put this Omron Viper 850 6-axis robot arm, to cut around some car plast plates. The Viper 850 robot is this: The car plastic plate that supposedly it to cut ...
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Servos jittering problem

So I started building this 3D printed Bluetooth robotic arm that can be controlled via MIT app inventor from HowToMechatronics.com. After connecting all the servos and running the code, the servos ...
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Is there a way to send commands to the Staubli CS9 from remote system via TCP/IP??(like ur_rtde, urx libraries for UR robots)

I am new to ROS development and Staubli robots. Though i have some prior knowledge on UR5e, I am finding it hard to understand the architecture of Staubli and its other programming interfaces (like ...
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Power pack and servo driver for robotic arm?

I have a robotic arm that uses about eight 7.4 volt volt high torque servos. (https://www.servocity.com/2000-series-dual-mode-servo-25-2/) I need to know what Kind of battery system I can use to power ...
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May I get this robot arm to be controlled via drawing, not programming?

I got an Omron Viper 850 robot arm with a spindle mounted with a cutter. It is controlled via EV+ programming (EV+ is a programming language used in the ACE Adept Omron software to move the robot). ...
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Why use timing belt drives in Stepper Driven Robotic Arm

This may be a noob question. I am sorry if it is but I am new to this field. I am working on a design of SCARA Robot and I am using Stepper Motors to drive it. In many youtube videos, I have seen that ...
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Robotic arm object/item pile relocation?

I am somewhat new to robotics. As such, I might be unaware of the correct terms or lingo that I need to use. I am trying to find relevant information on autonomous robotic arm operations specifically ...
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Optimization problem of the SPMs design

This article contains section 4. Optimization problem of the SPMs design https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0921889014001250 Tell me please, are there any special programs for ...
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Is higher jerk always better for reducing cycle time?

I'm interested in decreasing the cycle time (time to execute a given task) of a robotic arm. As in the title, are there any downsides to maximising the joint jerks of the robot? Naively, increasing ...
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How to use Jacobian Method for path following?

I am currently doing a personal project and get stuck in something as below. In this project, I am going to use the RRT algorithm on the ur5 robot to make it reach the target frame without any ...
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Are there any problems with this design?

https://www.reddit.com/r/robotics/comments/nbqx55/does_this_design_for_a_leg_make_sense_description/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share So essentially I'm trying to make a leg that's able to ...
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Autonomous harvesting robots. What are model possible components and interactions for the entire system? [closed]

I found a video which talk about best autonomous robots that use IA technology to harvest crops. The video is very interesting because, the “ecosystem” of each robot varies a lot from company to ...
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Collision check of a 6-DOF robotic arm

Initially we started with 3-DOF. We checked collisions in the c-space and it worked well. With 6-DOF we're having problems. Any ideas about how to check collisions for a 6-DOF robotic arm? --Edit I'm ...
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How to draw robot manipulator diagram

I've been seeing a lot of these diagrams online and wondering how can I replicate this myself. Is there any easy-to-use software package that will allow me to draw these diagrams quickly and ...
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Distance between a robot configuration and its configuration space

I am working on the distance between a robot (defined by its joints angles) and its configuration space. I want to defined a simple distance to be able to get in which configuration the robot is too ...
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What is the best way to simulate Staubli robots inside a C++/C# app

A little bit of context : I want to create an app using C++ (or C#) to handle 3D objects (obj), I will perform some operations on those 3D models to create some robotic trajectories. Then I want to ...
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inverse kinematics robot RRR

I realized an analisis of inverse Kinematics but I couldnt solver the equations that I find. the robot is RRR I believe that this problem have solution however I didnt find in the web :( if somebody ...
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velocity and acceleration of end effector

assume we have maximum angular velocity and maximum angular velocity for each joint in 6 DOF manipulator. now how can we calculate maximum velocity and acceleration of end effector at any path planing?...
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6DOF kinematic robotic arm programm

I am trying to find a well documented library which I can use for my 6dof robotic arm (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1693444) But I cant find anything :( Does anyone have a python/c code for ...
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6DOF Kinematics moveo

I asked on stackoverflow for the DH-Parameter for my robotic arm (moveo bcn3d). I also copied the arduino code of Skyentific (YouTuber). Modified it to match my settings but i still does not work. Can ...
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Compute Maximum End Effector Velocity Along Path

Let's say I have a 2-link planar robot arm. The motors in both joints have maximum angular speeds that limit how fast they can spin. If I plan a path from point A to point B with a constant end ...
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Calculate Torques & Forces From Jacobian Matrix

Dear Robotics Stack Exchange, I am trying to calculate the torques and forces for a 2DOF robot. I’m used the partial differentiation method to find the Jacobian matrix. I managed to find the ...
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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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Difference between CHOMP and DRL

in terms of motion planning, what are the difference between gradient-based motion planning (for instance, CHOMP http://www.nathanratliff.com/thesis-research/chomp) and deep reinforcement learning? ...
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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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Elegant way to mathematically relate joint positions (without a root/base joint) for easy re-rooting?

I'm pretty new to robotics, but have learned about the tranformation matrices and how to relate relationships between joints using transformation matrices. I just wonder if there is a system that ...
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Stepper Motor: Direct Drive vs. Belt Drive vs. Geared Stepper Motor

I have built a juggling machine. Each arm is driven by a 4A 23mm stepper motor. The motors are each driven by a TB6600 set to 800 microsteps. By trial and error, I have found that the motors skip when ...
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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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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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Depth camera pixel values to 3D coordinates

I have a robotic arm 6-DOF and an Intel RealSense depth camera. I want to go from pixel values to 3D world coordinates, is it possible with eye-in-hand calibration? If yes can you guide me on how to ...
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What network protocol/control units are servo-based robots controlled with?

I know most vehicles are controlled via CAN (Controlled Area Network) protocol through an ECU (Electronic Control Unit) which send/receives data using this protocol and then sends/receives Amps/Volts ...
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Reducing stress on servo axle

I am designing an articulated robot arm that will not need to hold essentially any weight at its end, but that will need to perform thousands of repetitions (currently using MG 996R servos, but might ...
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Trajectory generation equation from jacobian and inverse kinematics

I just built a 4 DOF Articulated manipulator with open-loop servo motors and the servos signals are generated using a micro-controller. I followed the Angela Sodemann's videos on YouTube, I calculated ...
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Velocity-Control of a manipulator without a dynamic model

I have a five DoF robot. Each axis is connected to a cylinder. You can send PWM values to each cylinder and you are able to read out the position values of each cylinder which makes it possible to ...
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Impedance Control vs Position Control

I have been reading up on impedance control, and several sources have stated that it is much safer than position control. However, frustratingly, none of these sources have explained why this is. So......
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The modulus of each columns of the rotation matrix is

The modulus of each columns of the rotation matrix is 1, 0.5, 0.866 or 1.366 which one is correct?
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The last three axes of PUMA robot

The last three axes of PUMA robot:- option(1) intersect at a point option(2) are at equal distance from first three coordinate axes option(3) have non-zero link lengths option(4) have parallel z-axes ...
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Kalman filter for visual tracking of a ball sliding on a gutter

I'm working on a project where a robot needs to keep a ball at a desired position on a gutter. The gutter is fixed at one end and held at the other end by the robot’s ...
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Scara chess robot design for 3d printing

I have two question regarding a Chess robot. I want to build a Scara robot that could play chess on a 37 x 37 cm chess board, but I couldn't find any design that can cover the whole chess board and ...
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.How to draw obstacles in c-space for my 2DOF scara robot?

I want to use A* algorithm for my robot path planning in c-space. But now I want to map the obstacles from cartesian-space to configuration space. I am building a visualizer in python to see all the ...
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ABB IRB 14000 Yumi problem with jogging arm and task execution

I'm working on ABB's IRB 14000 Yumi robot but I'm having some problems. I’m trying to figure out a way in which I could use a Yumi arm in jogging mode while it is carrying out some tasks (the task ...

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