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

Personal Author(s) : Salisbury, Lloyd L. ; Colman,Albert B.

Report Date : MAY 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 17

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)

Descriptors :   (*PROSTHETICS, HANDS), ARTIFICIAL LIMBS, AUTOMATIC, CONTROL SYSTEMS, OPERATION, AMPUTEES

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE