Commit f662a1da authored by Jennifer Buehler's avatar Jennifer Buehler
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moved physics property setter from jaco-pkgs to here

parent 65cb56f1
...@@ -106,11 +106,13 @@ add_library(fake_object_recognizer ...@@ -106,11 +106,13 @@ add_library(fake_object_recognizer
add_executable(cube_spawner src/cube_spawner_node.cpp) add_executable(cube_spawner src/cube_spawner_node.cpp)
add_executable(fake_object_recognizer_node src/fake_object_recognizer_node.cpp) add_executable(fake_object_recognizer_node src/fake_object_recognizer_node.cpp)
add_executable(fake_object_recognizer_cmd test/fake_object_recognizer_cmd.cpp) add_executable(fake_object_recognizer_cmd test/fake_object_recognizer_cmd.cpp)
add_executable(set_gazebo_physics_client src/SetGazeboPhysicsClient.cpp)
## Add cmake target dependencies of the executable/library ## Add cmake target dependencies of the executable/library
## as an example, message headers may need to be generated before nodes ## as an example, message headers may need to be generated before nodes
add_dependencies(gazebo_test_tools ${catkin_EXPORTED_TARGETS}) add_dependencies(gazebo_test_tools ${catkin_EXPORTED_TARGETS})
add_dependencies(cube_spawner ${catkin_EXPORTED_TARGETS}) add_dependencies(cube_spawner ${catkin_EXPORTED_TARGETS})
add_dependencies(set_gazebo_physics_client ${catkin_EXPORTED_TARGETS})
add_dependencies(fake_object_recognizer gazebo_test_tools_generate_messages_cpp) add_dependencies(fake_object_recognizer gazebo_test_tools_generate_messages_cpp)
add_dependencies(fake_object_recognizer ${catkin_EXPORTED_TARGETS}) add_dependencies(fake_object_recognizer ${catkin_EXPORTED_TARGETS})
...@@ -137,6 +139,10 @@ target_link_libraries(fake_object_recognizer ...@@ -137,6 +139,10 @@ target_link_libraries(fake_object_recognizer
${catkin_LIBRARIES} ${catkin_LIBRARIES}
) )
target_link_libraries(fake_object_recognizer_node target_link_libraries(fake_object_recognizer_node
fake_object_recognizer fake_object_recognizer
${catkin_LIBRARIES} ${catkin_LIBRARIES}
Sets gazebo physics properties by reading settings from a ROS parameter
Copyright (C) 2015 Jennifer Buehler
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or
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This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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#include <ros/ros.h>
#include <gazebo_msgs/SetPhysicsProperties.h>
#include <string>
#define DEFAULT_ITERS 500
#define DEFAULT_W 1.3
#define DEFAULT_CFM 0
#define DEFAULT_ERP 0.2
bool SetPhysicsProperties(ros::NodeHandle& nh,
const std::string& gazeboPhysicsServiceTopic = "/gazebo/set_physics_properties")
float time_step = DEFAULT_MAX_STEP_SIZE;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/max_step_size", time_step, time_step);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics max_step_size " << time_step);
float max_update_rate = DEFAULT_MAX_UPDATE_RATE;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/max_update_rate", max_update_rate, max_update_rate);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics max_update_rate " << max_update_rate);
float ode_slv_precon_iters = DEFAULT_PRECON_ITERS;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/ode_slv_precon_iters", ode_slv_precon_iters, ode_slv_precon_iters);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics ode_slv_precon_iters " << ode_slv_precon_iters);
float ode_slv_iters = DEFAULT_ITERS;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/ode_slv_iters", ode_slv_iters, ode_slv_iters);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics ode_slv_iters " << ode_slv_iters);
// gazebo displays this as <sor>
float ode_slv_w = DEFAULT_W;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/ode_slv_w", ode_slv_w, ode_slv_w);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics ode_slv_w " << ode_slv_w);
float ode_slv_rms_error_tol = DEFAULT_RMS_ERROR_TOL;
// nh.param("gazebo_physics/ode_slv_rms_error_tol",ode_slv_rms_error_tol,ode_slv_rms_error_tol);
// ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics ode_slv_rms_error_tol "<<ode_slv_rms_error_tol);
float contact_surface_layer = DEFAULT_CONTACT_SURFACE_LAYER;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/contact_surface_layer", contact_surface_layer, contact_surface_layer);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics contact_surface_layer " << contact_surface_layer);
float contact_max_correcting_vel = DEFAULT_CONTACT_MAX_CORRECTING_VEL;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/contact_max_correcting_vel", contact_max_correcting_vel, contact_max_correcting_vel);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics contact_max_correcting_vel " << contact_max_correcting_vel);
float cfm = DEFAULT_CFM;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/cfm", cfm, cfm);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics cfm " << cfm);
float erp = DEFAULT_ERP;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/erp", erp, erp);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics erp " << erp);
float max_contacts = DEFAULT_MAX_CONTACTS;
nh.param("gazebo_physics/max_contacts", max_contacts, max_contacts);
ROS_INFO_STREAM("Setting gazebo physics max_contacts " << max_contacts);
gazebo_msgs::SetPhysicsProperties srv;
srv.request.time_step = time_step; // dt in seconds
srv.request.max_update_rate = max_update_rate; // throttle maximum physics update rate
geometry_msgs::Vector3 gravity; // gravity vector (e.g. earth ~[0,0,-9.81])
gravity.x = 0;
gravity.y = 0;
gravity.z = -9.81;
srv.request.gravity = gravity;
gazebo_msgs::ODEPhysics ode_config; // configurations for ODE
ode_config.auto_disable_bodies = false; // enable auto disabling of bodies, default false
ode_config.sor_pgs_precon_iters = ode_slv_precon_iters; // preconditioning inner iterations when uisng projected Gauss Seidel
ode_config.sor_pgs_iters = ode_slv_iters; // inner iterations when uisng projected Gauss Seidel
ode_config.sor_pgs_w = ode_slv_w; // relaxation parameter when using projected Gauss Seidel, 1 = no relaxation
ode_config.sor_pgs_rms_error_tol = ode_slv_rms_error_tol; // rms error tolerance before stopping inner iterations
ode_config.contact_surface_layer = contact_surface_layer; // contact "dead-band" width
ode_config.contact_max_correcting_vel = contact_max_correcting_vel; // contact maximum correction velocity
ode_config.cfm = cfm; // global constraint force mixing
ode_config.erp = erp; // global error reduction parameter
ode_config.max_contacts = max_contacts; // maximum contact joints between two geoms
srv.request.ode_config = ode_config;
ros::ServiceClient client = nh.serviceClient<gazebo_msgs::SetPhysicsProperties>(gazeboPhysicsServiceTopic);
if (!
ROS_ERROR("Failed to call gazebo set physics service");
return false;
if (!srv.response.success) // return true if set wrench successful
ROS_ERROR_STREAM("Could not set gazebo physics properties. Error: '" << srv.response.status_message << "'");
return false;
return true;
int main(int argc, char **argv)
ros::init(argc, argv, "gazebo_set_physics_client");
std::string gazeboPhysicsServiceTopic = "/gazebo/set_physics_properties";
if (argc > 1)
gazeboPhysicsServiceTopic = argv[1];
ros::NodeHandle nh;
if (!SetPhysicsProperties(nh, gazeboPhysicsServiceTopic))
ROS_ERROR("Could not set physics properties.");
return 1;
return 0;
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