urdf_parser Documentation


This package is DEPRECATED. Please use the urdfdom dependency directly instead of this package. This package contains a C++ parser for the Unified Robot Description Format (URDF), which is an XML format for representing a robot model. The parser reads a URDF XML robot description, and creates a C++ URDF model. Although it is possible to directly use this parser when working with URDF robot descriptions, the preferred user API is found in the urdf package.

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).


The URDF parser API contains the following methods:

Author(s): Wim Meeussen, John Hsu, Rosen Diankov
autogenerated on Mon Oct 6 2014 04:13:32