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How to make a simple straight road in gazebo?

asked 2018-02-19 21:31:17 -0500

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Hi, I am new to gazebo and trying to load a simple road on the ground. Can someone help the process and any existing code will be appreciated. Thanks!!

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answered 2018-02-21 16:41:11 -0500

chapulina gravatar image

Try running the following example world:

gazebo worlds/road.world

Here is the world's SDF file.

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Thanks a lot Chapulina. I am able to insert this road from the command line by giving $gazebo .gazebo/worlds/road.world. But is it possible to get it directly in gazebo tool as a model like this(https://github.com/osrf/car_demo/tree/master/car_demo/models)? I need to add grass and trees into this. Any suggestion is appreciated.

Saroj gravatar imageSaroj ( 2018-02-23 00:33:39 -0500 )edit

You can choose models from the insert panel on the left, the [Sonoma Raceway](https://ignitionfuel.org/openrobotics/models/Sonoma%20Raceway) model already has roads and grass and all. There are models for [trees](https://ignitionfuel.org/models;q=tree), [houses](https://ignitionfuel.org/models;q=house) and others there too.

chapulina gravatar imagechapulina ( 2018-02-23 11:34:30 -0500 )edit
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answered 2018-02-23 00:24:16 -0500

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Hi, I got the solution in one more way ie following the process of adding a mesh into gazebo. Hereis the link: http://gazebosim.org/tutorials?tut=im...

Download a 3D road model in dae format and rename it into my_mesh.dae according to the code. Its working fine. Otherwise change the code according to the name of your dae model.

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answered 2018-02-20 06:39:38 -0500

hari1234 gravatar image

just click cylinder icon at top of your gazebo, than a cylinder will appera in your gazebo window/workspace. than click scale mode icon at top of gazebo workspace. simple.

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Thanks Dinesh. I tried it, it appears like a curved road virtually. Is it possible to make it as straight road by giving any link parameters? Also I am not able to place my robot on this to run it.

Saroj gravatar imageSaroj ( 2018-02-20 23:54:07 -0500 )edit
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