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Import information for given joint name


info = bodyInfoFromJoint(importInfo,jointName) returns the joint information from the rigid body tree import information obtained by using the importrobot function. Specify the rigidBodyTreeImportInfo object from the import process.

Input Arguments

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Robot import information, specified as a rigidBodyTreeImportInfo object. This object is returned when you use the importrobot function.

Name of a joint in the rigidBodyTree object that was created using the importrobot function, specified as a character vector or string scalar. Partial string matching is accepted and returns a cell array of structures that match the partial string.

Example: 'Joint01'

Data Types: char | string

Output Arguments

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Import information for specific component, specified as a structure or cell array of structures. This structure contains the information about the imported blocks from Simscape™ Multibody™ and the associated components in the rigidBodyTree object. The fields of each structure are:

  • BodyName — Name of the body in the rigidBodyTree object.

  • JointName — Name of the joint associated with BodyName.

  • BodyBlocks — Blocks used from the Simscape Multibody model.

  • JointBlocks — Joint blocks used from the Simscape Multibody model.

Version History

Introduced in R2018b