Design of an active arm support for assisting arm movements
Süssemilch, I. and Harwin, W. S. (1999) Design of an active arm support for assisting arm movements. In: Tzafestas, S. G. and Schmidt, G. (eds.) Progress in system and robot analysis and control design. Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences (243). Springer, pp. 435-444. ISBN 9781852331238
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In this paper we have explored areas of application for health care manipulators and possible user groups. We have shown the steps in the design approach to the conceptual mechanism from the AAS. The future work will be measurement from properties of the muscle with the elbow parameterization test-bed to get a database to design one part of the control area from the AAS. More work on the mechanical design is required before a functional prototype can be built.