Go1 Low Level Simulation

DroneBlocks now includes its comprehensive curriculum and courses on quadruped robots for FREE for one-year with every purchase of a Unitree Go2 EDU robot, opening the door to advanced robotics education for educators, students, and hobbyists alike. This initiative provides immediate access to high-quality learning materials, ensuring that learners can dive into the world of robotics with the best tools and knowledge at their fingertips. Learn more about the Quadruped Robotics Program from DroneBlocks Here.

Mastering Low-Level Control for Unitree Go1 and Other Quadruped Robots. This meticulously designed course offers a comprehensive guide to mastering the intricacies of simulating low-level control systems for quadruped robots, with a special focus on the Unitree Go1. Whether you're an educator, student, hobbyist, or professional, this course is tailored to equip you with a profound understanding and practical expertise in robot simulation.

Course Description:

Dive into the fascinating world of robot simulation with our expertly crafted course, designed to take you from the basics to advanced strategies in controlling and simulating quadruped robots. Starting with the essentials, you will learn about the hardware and software requirements necessary to kickstart your simulation journey. Our step-by-step guides will assist you in downloading exercise files, setting up your environment, and verifying your installation to ensure a smooth and efficient learning process.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding Simulations: Unravel the concept of simulators, simulation parameters, and the significance of loading assets and geometry meshes. Learn to navigate through GUIs for an enhanced simulation experience.
  • Simulating an Object: Gain foundational knowledge on simulating static and dynamic objects within a simulated environment, setting the stage for more complex simulations.
  • Simulating a Robot: Delve deep into robot representation, understanding different robot models, and the application of forces to simulate realistic movements and behaviors.
  • Controlling a Robot: Explore the comprehensive robot wrapper, delve into the principles of stability and joint articulations, and learn to manipulate low-level control systems for precise robot control.

Throughout the course, you'll have access to a plethora of resources, including downloadable exercise files and detailed tutorials on environment setup and verification. With a focus on practical application, this course will guide you through using simulation tools and techniques to create realistic and functional models of the Unitree Go1 and other quadruped robots.

Your Instructor

Gabriel Margolis
Gabriel Margolis

Graduate Researcher | Robotics Enthusiast

Gabriel Margolis is a passionate graduate researcher at the MIT Robotics Lab, specializing in the realm of quadruped robots and their dynamic applications. With a strong foundation in robotics and a keen focus on innovation, Gabriel has been instrumental in pushing the boundaries of what quadruped robots can achieve.

Drawing from his extensive academic journey, Gabriel's expertise encompasses the intricate interplay between mechanical design, software development, and advanced control systems. His profound understanding of quadruped locomotion mechanics has led to groundbreaking contributions in enhancing the mobility and agility of these remarkable machines.

Gabriel's commitment to excellence is vividly showcased through his Github repository (https://gmargo11.github.io/), where he shares his pioneering work in the field. His GitHub presence serves as a testament to his dedication, offering insights into his research, projects, and collaborative endeavors that revolve around quadruped robots.

Driven by an insatiable curiosity, Gabriel Margolis is not only shaping the future of quadruped robotics but also inspiring the next generation of roboticists. His exceptional journey through the MIT Robotics Lab has equipped him with the skills, knowledge, and passion to revolutionize the capabilities of quadruped robots, unlocking their potential to tackle diverse challenges across industries.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is closed for enrollment.