Accession Number:

AD0739478

Title:

A Dynamic Analysis of the Arm Complex Subjected to an External Load.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

71.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the paper is to investigate the action of the hand, arm, and shoulder complex when that complex is required to perform a definite task. The motion under study is that motion encountered when the human operator is required to turn a crank. The cranking motion is in a horizontal plane which passes through the shoulder joint. The subject is required to keep the arm in this plane of motion throughout the task performance. The moments and forces to which the arm mechanism is subjected are then analytically evaluated. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE