Quadrotor Basic Model Summary I

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have become popular for military and commercial applications. The market demand for UAVs arises from low manufacturing and operational costs as compared to their manned counterparts. UAVs are mostly used for surveillance, inspection and data acquisition. Their potential applications include border patrol, search and rescue, wildfire monitoring, traffic monitoring and land … Continue reading Quadrotor Basic Model Summary I

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Construct a robot model with URDF II

In a previous tutorial, we saw how to develop a robot model using the Unified Robot Description Format or URDF for short. We did so by developing a model for Odisseus a differential drive robot. In this post we will see how to add mesh files in our robot description. Meshes allow us to have … Continue reading Construct a robot model with URDF II