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