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Robot Manipulation, Part 1: Kinematics

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

In this blog post, Sebastian Castro will talk about robot manipulation with MATLAB and Simulink. This part will discuss kinematics, and the next part (coming soon!) will discuss dynamics.
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Crash Course on Robot Manipulators
Let’s start with a quick comparison of kinematics and dynamics.

Kinematics is the analysis of motion without… read more >>

Why Use Apps?

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

I asked Connell D’Souza, today’s guest blogger, that exact question. His answer was short: “REPETITION. INTERACTION. AUTOMATION.” In the following, Connell will share his experience from a past job and illustrate some options we have. Enjoy!
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Most of us use a multitude of apps every day for almost everything from… read more >>

Preparing for the RoboCup Major Leagues

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

The Racing Lounge is back from Christmas break. I wish you all a succesful and healthy 2018!
In today’s post, Sebastian Castro discusses his experiences with a robotics workshop he helped deliver at the RoboCup Asia-Pacific (RCAP) event in Bangkok, Thailand.
As a reminder, MathWorks is a global sponsor of RoboCup which comes with many benefits to student… read more >>

Getting Started with MATLAB, Simulink, and ROS

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Sebastian Castro is back to talk about the basics of connecting MATLAB and Simulink with the Robot Operating System (ROS).
Overview
Robot Operating System (or ROS) is a commonly used framework for designing complex robotic systems. It is popular for building distributed robot software systems, as well as for its integration with packages… read more >>

Import CAD assemblies to Simscape Multibody™ 9

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

With this post, let me talk about 3D multibody simulation and specifically focus on getting CAD data into a simulation environment.
Motivation
Vehicle dynamics engineers want to simulate dynamic behavior of their suspension designs during early stages of development. They may ask questions such as “Can we keep the roll center between certain… read more >>