Accession Number:

AD0636713

Title:

A MECHANICAL HAND WITH AUTOMATIC PROPORTIONAL CONTROL OF PREHENSION.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER WASHINGTON D C ARMY MEDICAL BIOMECHANICAL RESEARCH LAB

Report Date:

1966-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

A new approach to the control of prehension is presented which provides the upper extremity amputee with automatic control by detecting the slippage of objects grasped. The requirements for control of a functional prosthesis are presented and various control methods analyzed with respect to these requirements. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE