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Is there an existing model for a ball on beam system?

asked 2015-12-08 07:02:37 -0600

SL Remy gravatar image

updated 2015-12-08 07:58:32 -0600

Hello everyone, I have a couple of hours next week that I was planning to spend with our favorite simulation framework. Before I started though, I wanted to check if there already was an existing model of a ball on beam, or a ball on plate system.

If not, I was going to follow Building a Visual Robot Model with URDF from Scratch assuming that still is how things are built in Gazebo these days.

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Hey SL REmy, did you build up a ball on plate system in gazebo and would you like to share it??!

markus gravatar imagemarkus ( 2018-04-23 07:55:53 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-12-08 09:14:08 -0600

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I don't know of an existing beam-on-ball system, or ball on plate system.

You can use URDF to create such a system, but I would recommend using SDF (here is a relevant tutorial). With SDF you can contribute your model into Gazebo's database, and SDF is the default format for Gazebo.

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