Kinematic Modeling for a 6-DOF Industrial Robot
The kinematic model of robots is to describe the nonlinear relationship between the displacement of joints and the position and orientation of the end-effector, which is an important part of robotics. Kinematic model has great influence on the robot’s accuracy and motion control. In this paper, we studied the robot’s kinematic modeling methods and analyzed the characteristics and singularity of traditional DH method. By analyzing and comparing the structural characteristics of a 6-DOF industrial robot a MDH method was chosen to establish kinematic model. From the kinematic model the joint coordinate systems, structural parameters and homogeneous transformation matrixes of the robot are obtained. The kinematic model provides a theoretical basis for the robot motion control, calibration and error compensation.
G. B. Gao et al., "Kinematic Modeling for a 6-DOF Industrial Robot", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 590, pp. 471-474, 2012