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Ackermann Interest Group

This page provides links to all current ROS code related to Ackermann steering based robots. Discussions are aimed at producing generic interfaces for control, navigation and simulation of Ackermann robots.

Members

Overview

We are interested in mobile robots using Ackermann steering geometry, as shown in this diagram (from Wikipedia). Since these robots cannot turn in place, they are difficult for the standard ROS navigation stack to support.

Ackermann_turning.svg

Diagram by User:Bromskloss [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons. Original image cropped by Andy Dingley.

Robots and code

Discussions


2018-09-15 12:19