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Actuators for rehabilitation robots

Actuators for rehabilitation robots
Actuators for rehabilitation robots
This paper describes the use of pneumatic muscle actuators in rehabilitation robotics. The history and application of this type of actuator is reviewed, and the design of an electric wheelchair mounted rehabilitation robot, utilizing a new form of pneumatic muscle actuator, the flexator, is discussed. The theory of controllable compliance is detailed and experimental results based on the flexator actuator are given to support this theory
0957-4158
285-294
Prior, Stephen D.
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Warner, Peter R.
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White, Anthony S.
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Parsons, J.T.
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Gill, Raj
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Prior, Stephen D.
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White, Anthony S.
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Parsons, J.T.
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Prior, Stephen D., Warner, Peter R., White, Anthony S., Parsons, J.T. and Gill, Raj (1993) Actuators for rehabilitation robots. Mechatronics, 3 (3), 285-294. (doi:10.1016/0957-4158(93)90003-K).

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Abstract

This paper describes the use of pneumatic muscle actuators in rehabilitation robotics. The history and application of this type of actuator is reviewed, and the design of an electric wheelchair mounted rehabilitation robot, utilizing a new form of pneumatic muscle actuator, the flexator, is discussed. The theory of controllable compliance is detailed and experimental results based on the flexator actuator are given to support this theory

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Published date: June 1993
Organisations: Aeronautics, Astronautics & Comp. Eng

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Local EPrints ID: 342161
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/342161
ISSN: 0957-4158
PURE UUID: a48dc872-c54e-4653-a572-6858901414d8
ORCID for Stephen D. Prior: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-4993-4942

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Date deposited: 23 Aug 2012 08:49
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:25

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