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Wrong forward-kinematic after calculating from DH-parameters

Your professor has made an error, but he or she is only human. The upper-left 3x3 matrix must be an orthonormal rotation matrix. Every column of that must have a unit norm. The second column $[0, 1,...
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Confusion in fixing DH frames

The updated image solves the problem. You did not consider the end-effector coordinate frame earlier. Also, the crosses (going into) in the diagrams should be replaced by dots(coming out), because the ...
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How can Denavit-Hartenberg representation with only 4 variables describe rototranslations with 6 DOF?

In general you need 6 parameters to describe the position and orientation of any joint with respect to a link coordinate frame. The DH parameterisation includes 2 constraints so only 4 parameters ...
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Do DH parameters change for a scaled robot 3d model?

You will need to provide target coordinates (x,y,z, etc) to your inverse kinematics equations. As long as they have the same scale as your DH parameters, the joint angles calculated will be the same. ...
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Denavit Hartenberg parameters - 3DOF articulated manipulator

I defined the robot using your (assumed standard) DH parameters: ...
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Confusion in fixing DH frames

Add a coordinate system that matches the previous coordinate system exactly. The last rotary joint will be the parameter for the next-to-last coordinate system, and the link length will be the ...
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Denavit-Hartenberg convention in practice

The DH parameters need to be as accurate as possible, and that means using dimensions from CAD. However, sometimes this is still not accurate enough. (The robot might not match the CAD exactly for ...
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How do I assign the origin of the frames in the Denavit Hartenberg convention?

There is not one correct DH Frame assignment, but there are many. Even if you do not get the same results, you might still have a correct frame assignment. The first, base frame at the root of the ...
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DH Parameters with offset base

You are correct in the sense that you just need an extra transformation from your world frame to the first frame (fixed) in you D-H parametrization. This transformation might be fixed or time varying (...
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DH parameters solution for forward kinematics

Ah ha! From my comment earlier - If it's kinematics, then none of the joints are a function of any of the other joints. The only exception is if you had a kinematic loop, like a four bar mechanism,...
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Homogenous Transformation Matrix for DH parameters

The paper mentioned by @Ben is a good one, but sadly not well known. There are two different DH conventions in common use: Standard DH, used in books by Paul, Siciliano et.al., Spong et.al., Corke ...
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Roy Featherstone toolbox robot model

I changed the code and now it works properly. ...
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Peter Corke Robotics Matlab toolbox Panda DH/MDH conventions confusion

The Panda robot uses a different convention than Spong's convention, which is what most students in American institutes learn DH from. DH, however, is just a convention, not a rule, so there are many ...
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Modified DH Parameters?

Khalil himself says that it is a form of the modified D-H parameters. See, e.g., Section 2.1 of the 2000 Springer-Verlag book Advances in Robot Kinematics.
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Denavit-Hartenberg convention

This is Best Youtube video which gives thorough explanation of Denavit Hartenberg Algorithm and Parameters Forward Kinematics: Denavit-Hartenberg Convention Following is youtube channel by Prof. ...
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Which is best way to calculate inverse kinematics for scara robot?

The solution of the inverse kinematics problem and the Denavit Hartenberg method (or algorithm) are two very different things. The DH provides rules on how to define coordinate systems, but it does ...
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Which is best way to calculate inverse kinematics for scara robot?

The geometric method of computing inverse kinematics (which you are calling the trigonometric way) and the Denavit-Hartenburg method result in the same kinematic equations. Neither is better, ...
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Denavit Hartenberg

The DH parameterization reduces the full transform between two joints to a transform with 4 parameters. This parameterization will fit many, but not all, possible kinematics. Let's assume that your ...
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Validation of dh parameters

I'm not a fan of DH parameters but they are entrenched in robot kinematics. An approach I prefer is to just write the whole chain as a series of simple transformations, eg. Ry is a rotation about the ...
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Validation of dh parameters

The easiest way to validate a set of DH parameters is to plug them directly into a simulator which can build a robot model from a DH table. Once you've got the DH-generated robot model, you can verify ...
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Assigning parameters in perpendicular axes: D-H is a must

Here are the step that are in my course for using D-H convention: Step 1 Define the z axis of every joint Step 2 Define the origin frame R0 (O0, x0, y0, z0) Step 3 For i in [1, n] (n=number of ...
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Why does the Denavit-Hartenberg representation fail to capture the length of the last link in my model?

Note that in your drawing theta_p and theta_d angle are negative according to the right hand rule. That's the first mistake you made, to elaborate, theta_1 is equal to -theta_p. Also in the last row ...
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Coordinate system of SCARA Manipulator

The steps to define a frame for the DH parameters are the following: $Z_n$ axis in the direction of motion of joint $n-1$ $X_n$ axis such that it is perpendicular to both $Z_n$ and $Z_{n-1}$ and runs ...
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Denavit-Hartenberg Exam Question

The question is meant to see if you have learned anything about the underlying math and geometry associated with kinematics rather than just blindly following the basic steps for calculation. Draw ...
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DH parameters for a PPP arm

The DH parameters comes from the common normal between two consecutive Z axes. Every time you're in doubt about the DH parameters, you can follow common guidelines between two consecutive axes. In ...
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Rotation Matrices Using DH Parameters

I'm not sure where you went wrong, but that's because you haven't explained how you arrived at your DH values or how you converted from DH to rotation matrix. This question doesn't really need all ...
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Is there any fault in my kinematic diagram?

You write down the kinematics of your robot as a series of simple transforms, translations and rotations. In MATLAB this would be: ...
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3-RRP manipulator robot

There are 2 main rules in assigning frames following DH convention: source: Robot Modeling and Control, Spong et. al $x_i \perp z_{i-1}$ $x_i$ intersects $z_{i-1}$ In your attempts, Your first ...
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Finding Jacobian matrix using the DH parameter table and relative transformation matrices

Your kinematic equation, which links TCP position to joint position is: $$X = A_{0,3} \times Q$$ or $$ \begin{pmatrix} x \\ y\\ z\\ 1\end{pmatrix} = A_{0,3} \times \begin{pmatrix} \theta_1 \\ \...
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Using DH parameters to visualize a robot

Yes you can visualive it in matlab, using robot toolbox for Matlab here. Visualization would look like this And code example for MDH table for my 6 DOF Serial manipulator : ...
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