ROS for Industrial Robots 101 Python
Introduction to some basic ROS tools to control industrial robots with ROS
ROS for Industrial Robots is a project where the main goal is to bring ROS closer to the industrial robotics world. It is a HUGE project, composed of many packages and tools.
This Course is not meant to make you learn all the things you can achieve with ROS-Industrial, but just to introduce you to some basic concepts you need to know if you want to begin exploring all the ROS-Industrial capabilities.
- Overview of how to create a URDF file for an industrial robot.
- Create a MoveIt! package for your industrial robot.
- Perform motion planning using Python.
Simulation robots used in this course
Motoman SIA, Universal Robot Arm
What projects will you be doing?
Building the URDF
Create a Unified Robot Description Format (URDF) file for an industrial robot
Build a MoveIt Package
Create a Moveit Package for your industrial robot
Perform motion planning with Python
What you will learn
Unit 1: Introduction to the Course
A brief introduction to the Course, including a demo
Unit 2: Creating the URDF
- Building the URDF
- Building the XACRO
Unit 3: Building a MoveIt package
- Building a MoveIt! package
- Basic Motion Planning
- Moving the robot in the simulation
Unit 4: Motion Planning through code (Python)
- Planning a trajectory
- Planning to a joint space goal
- Getting some useful data
- Executing a trajectory
1 hr. 40 min.
Unit 5: Hands-on Project
- Build the URDF
- Build the MoveIt! package
- Connect the MoveIt! package with the simulation
- Python Script
Unit 6: Final Recommendations
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