End-Effector Position Analysis Using Forward Kinematics For 5 Dof Pravak Robot Arm

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Jolly Atit Shah ; S.S. Rattan ; B.C. Nakra (2013)
  • Publisher: Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science (IAES)
  • Journal: IAES International Journal of Robotics and Automation (issn: 2089-4856)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.11591/ijra.v2i3.2015
  • Subject: Mechanical engineering and machinery | T | TJ1-1570 | Technology
    arxiv: Computer Science::Robotics

Automatic control of the robotic manipulator involves study of kinematics and dynamics as a major issue. This paper involves the kinematic analysis of a Pravak Robot arm which is used for doing successful robotic manipulation task in its workspace. The Pravak Robot Arm is a 5-DOF robot having all the joints revolute. The kinematics problem is defined as the transformation from the Cartesian space to the joint space and vice versa. In this study the Denavit- Hartenberg (D-H) model is used to model robot links and joints. Pravak Robot Arm is a simple and safe robotic system designed for laboratory training and research applications. This robot allows to gain theoretical and practical experience in robotics, automation and control systems. The MATLAB R2007 is used to analyse end effectors position for a set of joint parameter.
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