Accession Number : ADD009845

Title :   Footwear Testing Apparatus and Method.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Paquette,Elmer G

Report Date : 05 Aug 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : Footwear is tested and evaluated by apparatus which is capable of simulating the actual wearing thereof under various environmental conditions. The apparatus includes a leg pylon and artificial foot which are moved as a unit by apparatus which duplicates the motion of the knee and ankle of an individual. The artificial foot, on which the footwear to be tested is mounted, may be provided with various sensors or condition simulators. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Footwear, *Protective clothing, *Test equipment, Test methods, Endurance(General), Simulation, Man machine systems, Feet, Knee(Anatomy), Motion, Environmental tests, Inventions

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE