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Development of hand-arm model rig for tremor excitation

As'arry, A and Zain, M.Z Md and Hussien, M and Mailah, Musa and Abdullah, M.Y and Ahmad, R.R and Kazi, S (2008) Development of hand-arm model rig for tremor excitation. In: Proceedings - International Symposium on Information Technology 2008, ITSim .

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITSIM.2008.4631926

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:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:7654
Deposited By: Maznira Sylvia Azra Mansor
Deposited On:14 Jan 2009 00:27
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:54

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