Year 2020, Volume 13 , Issue 1, Pages 74 - 86 2020-01-30

On the Configuration Space of Planar Closed Kinematic Chains

Gerhard ZANGERL [1]


A planar kinematic chain consists of $n$ links connected by joints. In this work we investigate the space of configurations, described in terms of joint angles, that guarantee that the kinematic chain is closed. We give explicit formulas expressing the joint angles that guarantee closedness by a new set of parameters. Moreover, it turns out that this parameters are contained in a domain that possesses a simple structure. We expect that the new insight can be applied for several issues such as motion planning for closed kinematic chains or singularity analysis of their configuration spaces. In order to demonstrate practicality of the new method we present numerical examples.
configuration space, closed kinematic chain, path planning
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Primary Language en
Subjects Mathematics
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-6145-4178
Author: Gerhard ZANGERL (Primary Author)
Country: Austria


Dates

Publication Date : January 30, 2020

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APA ZANGERL, G . (2020). On the Configuration Space of Planar Closed Kinematic Chains. International Electronic Journal of Geometry , 13 (1) , 74-86 . DOI: 10.36890/iejg.611106
MLA ZANGERL, G . "On the Configuration Space of Planar Closed Kinematic Chains". International Electronic Journal of Geometry 13 (2020 ): 74-86 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/iejg/issue/51297/611106>
Chicago ZANGERL, G . "On the Configuration Space of Planar Closed Kinematic Chains". International Electronic Journal of Geometry 13 (2020 ): 74-86
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AMA ZANGERL G . On the Configuration Space of Planar Closed Kinematic Chains. Int. Electron. J. Geom.. 2020; 13(1): 74-86.
Vancouver ZANGERL G . On the Configuration Space of Planar Closed Kinematic Chains. International Electronic Journal of Geometry. 2020; 13(1): 86-74.