On Jun 28, 2006, at 5:11 AM, Marco GNULinux wrote:
> Alle 13:50, mercoled=EC 28 giugno 2006, Ian Gough ha scritto:
>> My question specifically has to do with the Position2d::SetSpeed() =20=
>> which accepts a turn rate in radians/sec as the second argument. =20
>> Is a turn
>> rate of -0.5 supposed to cause a turn to the left or to the right =20
>> from the
>> robot's perspective?
>> Can anybody point out where in the PS documents I can find this
>> information and general information about the coordinate system =20
>> and units
Units are given here:
> admittely, i can't find this in the docs... i think this should go to
> that is almost empty.
We should add a new group to the documentation that details the local =20=
and global coordinate systems that are used throughout, in position2d =20=
and other interfaces.
> anyway the usual coordinate system is an x axis along the robot =20
> and pointing in front of the robot, an y axis pointing on the left =20
> of the
> robot, and angles increas counterclockwise, so a -0.5 radians/sec =20
> makes the
> robot turn clockwise to his right.