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Development of hand-arm model rig for tremor excitation

Mailah, M. and As'arry, A and Hussein, M and Zain, M. Z Md and Abdullah, M. Y H and Ahmad, R (2007) Development of hand-arm model rig for tremor excitation. International Journal of Simulation Modelling, 6 . pp. 25-36. ISSN 1726-4529

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Abstract

This paper describes the development of a handarm model rig to simulate human tremor behaviour. The experimental rig is designed as an apparatus to induce vibration along a hand-arm model. An Intra Vernacular (IV) Training arm is used as the handarm model. Displacement and acceleration behaviour at three selected points along the handarm model were recorded by mean of piezoelectric accelerometer. The data from the experiment can be used for further analysis of the human hand-arm tremor especially for Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. Results from the experiments are raw data which can later be used in designing an appropriate instrument that can suppress the hand tremor.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Active force control; Active suspension; Adaptive fuzzy; Quarter car model
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:7080
Deposited By: Mohamad Ali Duki
Deposited On:30 Dec 2008 13:54
Last Modified:13 Jan 2009 06:51

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