I wrote the posts below to share my understanding, in particular with new students coming to robotics. Feel free to e-mail me whenever you find something unclear.
- Floating base estimation
- How do biped robots walk?
- Prototyping a walking pattern generator
- What is a controller?
- Contact modes
- Contact stability
- Equations of motion
- Friction cones
- Newton-Euler equations
- Point de non-basculement
- Screw axes
- Screw theory
- Wrench friction cones
- Zero-tilting moment point
- Converting robot models to OpenRAVE
- Getting started with OpenRAVE
- Installing OpenRAVE on Ubuntu 14.04
- Installing OpenRAVE on Ubuntu 16.04
- Troubleshooting OpenRAVE installation
You should read these
The Principle of Least Action
A special lecture by Richard Feynman.
How to integrate the equations of motion.
Online robotics ressources
Derek Dreyer: How to Write Papers So People Can Read Them
Great short talk with examples and principles on how to improve the writing of scientific papers.
Pierre-Brice Wieber: Lecture on Walking Motion Control
Awesome lecture given at the Humanoid Soccer School 2013 in Bonn, Germany.
Quang-Cuong Pham: Introduction to Open-Source Robotics
Online robotics course on manipulator kinematics, motion planning and force control.
Quentin Rouxel: manuscrit de thèse (in French)
Décrit à ravir les problèmes et solutions courants de la robotique humanoïde.
Tutorial: Control Challenges
Online tutorials where you can write control algorithms in browser and test their performance directly on simulated systems. Try stabilizing the inverted pendulum!