Mechanical design and control of a new myoelectric hand prosthesis

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Abstract

The development of modern, myoelectrically controlled hand prostheses can be difficult, due to the many requirements its mechanical design and control system need to fulfill [1]. The hand should be controllable with few input signals, while being able to perform a wide range of motions. It should be lightweight and slim, but be able to actuate all fingers separately. To accomplish this, new control and mechanical design techniques are implemented in a modern hand prosthesis prototype.
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Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • IR-89863

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