MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 51, 20162016 International Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing, Modeling and Mechatronics (IC4M 2016)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Chapter 2: Design and Development of Engineering Devices|
|Published online||06 April 2016|
Development of Wearable Wrist Rehabilitation Device Using Flexible Pneumatic Cylinders
Department of Intelligent Mechanical Engineering, Okayama University of Science, 1-1, Ridai-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-0005, Japan
a Tetsuya Akagi : email@example.com
Recently, the rehabilitation device using a soft pneumatic actuator for disabled are actively researched and developed because of the insufficient number of PT. In the previous study, the wrist rehabilitation device using flexible robot arm that consisted of three flexible pneumatic cylinders was proposed and tested. In this study, the wearable wrist rehabilitation device is proposed and tested. The attitude control based on the analytical model of the devise is also carried out. As a result, it is confirmed that the device can trace the desired position in the condition when a human wears the device.
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