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dc.contributor.author Routhier, Francois en_US
dc.contributor.author Rancourt, Denis en_US
dc.contributor.author Gosselin, Clement M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-03T20:00:07Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-03T20:00:07Z
dc.date.issued 1995 en_US
dc.identifier.citation From "MEC 95," Proceedings of the 1995 MyoElectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada: August, 1995. Copyright University of New Brunswick. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/4861
dc.description.abstract Commercially available child hand prostheses prehensms usually have one degree of freedom (DOF) and one phalanx per finger. Such mechanism does not allow adequate encirclement of objects and its low compliance leads to instability of the object in presence of external perturbations. The goal of this research px oject is to modify an existing child hand prosthesis prehensor by adding an extra phalanx to each of the fingers. This new design should increase the munber of possible grasps, their robustness and their compliance. The kinematics and dexterity of the mechanism, along with the static stability of the grasps are the selected design cliteria. The objective is to design an actuating mechanism while respecting the reduced space available in the case of child prostheses. en_US
dc.publisher Myoelectric Symposium en_US
dc.title Design Of A Hand Prosthesis Based On Kinematics Principles en_US

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