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 [DPRG] Robot math problem Message index sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ] Previous message: [DPRG] Robot math problem Next message: [DPRG] Line following around a circle Subject: [DPRG] Robot math problem From: Dennis Draheim dennis.draheim at attbi.com Date: Tue Jun 25 08:16:02 CDT 2002 ```Clay, here's another one with even more detail: http://mr-roboto.me.uiuc.edu/IRS/VehicleSystemID/BicycleModelDerivation/deri vation.html I found these by doing a Google search on "bicycle steering radius equation". Have fun, Dennis ----- Original Message ----- >From: "Dennis Draheim" To: "Clay Timmons" ; Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 8:12 AM Subject: Re: [DPRG] Robot math problem > Clay, check out: > > http://venus.uwindsor.ca/courses/mechanical/minaker/notes_463-1.pdf > > It presents a "Bicycle Model" for calculating various values related to the > steering of a two-axle vehicle. Note that a lot depends on the coefficient > of friction between the tires and the surface you're driving on... > > Dennis > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Clay Timmons" > To: > Sent: Monday, June 24, 2002 3:10 PM > Subject: [DPRG] Robot math problem > > > > > > > > Just a simple math question here. > > Suppose you have a bicycle with > > two wheels seperated by a distance d. > > > > What is the equation for the radius of > > the circle the bicycle will track if > > the front wheel is at and angle theta > > where, 0 degrees is straight ahead. > > > > Obviously the radius is infinity with > > theta = 0. With theta = 90 degrees the > > radius is d. > > > > > > Actually the robot is a tricycle configuration > > but I've simplified the analysis to a bicycle. > > > > > > Regards, > > > > -Clay Timmons- > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > DPRGlist mailing list > > DPRGlist at dprg.org > > http://nimon.ncc.com/mailman/listinfo/dprglist > > _______________________________________________ > DPRGlist mailing list > DPRGlist at dprg.org > http://nimon.ncc.com/mailman/listinfo/dprglist ``` Previous message: [DPRG] Robot math problem Next message: [DPRG] Line following around a circle Message index sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ] More information about the DPRG mailing list