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Schipperen, R.D. (author)
The Delft Cylinder Hand and similar body powered hand prostheses require an input force that is too high for daily tasks. The force is perceived as uncomfortable and leads to a high rate of users abandoning their prosthesis. Reducing the input force by increasing the mechanical advantage of the system is not feasible, as this would unfavourably...
master thesis 2015
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Versluis, E.W.L. (author)
Body Powered Hand Prostheses provide the user with a replacement for a missing hand. Current body powered hand prostheses are inefficient and require large input forces for the control. Improvements are needed to provide amputees with adequate body powered hand prostheses. The Delft Cylinder Hand, a promising design for an underactuated...
master thesis 2015