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Characteristics of human arm impedances: a study on daily movement

Choudhury, Tasnuva Tabashhum and Rahman, Md. Mozasser and Khan, Md. Raisuddin (2014) Characteristics of human arm impedances: a study on daily movement. In: 2014 UKSim-AMSS 16th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, 26-28 March 2014, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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This paper presents the impedance characteristics of human arm in daily spatial activity. Human arm is considered as a mass-spring-damper system. The input data in the form of Cartesian position is measured to get dynamic impedance relationship by the motion equation for the mass-spring- damper system. Mappings are done by various combinations to observe the nature of the different impedance components during dynamic movement. The significant amount of variation in damping and inertia components are observed in every turning of the arm movement while the stiffness shows the changing behavior throughout the movement. From this study it is known that for this particular movement the arm follows a pattern and same behavior is followed for the repetitions of the movement. The obtained result could be beneficial for the study of upper extremity exoskeleton for human rehabilitation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 5663/36717 (ISBN: 978-1-4799-4923-6, DOI: 10.1109/UKSim.2014.90)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human arm movement, impedance, Kinematics, Dynamics
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ210.2 Mechanical devices and figures. Automata. Ingenious mechanism. Robots (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Md Mozasser Rahman
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2014 14:57
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2018 16:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/36717

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