urdf Documentation

urdf: URDF Xml robot description parser.

This package contains a C++ parser for the Unified Robot Description Format (URDF), which is an XML format for representing a robot model. The code API of the parser has been through our review process and will remain backwards compatible in future releases.

  • Homepage: http://ros.org/wiki/urdf
  • urdf::Model is a class containing robot model data structure. Every Robot Description File (URDF) can be described as a list of Links (urdf::Model::links_) and Joints (urdf::Model::joints_). The connection between links(nodes) and joints(edges) should define a tree (i.e. 1 parent link, 0+ children links).

    Code API

    The URDF parser API contains the following methods:

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    Author(s): Wim Meeussen, John Hsu
    autogenerated on Fri Jan 11 09:33:03 2013