Finger Orientation for Robotic Hands

  • Minzhou Luo
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 10)


Human hand has evolved to be a complex and adaptable dexterous tasks system. Due to its large number of degrees of freedom (DOFs), it can easily realize different orientations and it is able to reconfigure itself to different configurations very quickly, with the aim to grasp objects dexterously [1]. Furthermore, it can manipulate objects with arbitrary position and orientation.


Contact Force Human Hand Planetary Gear Bevel Gear Orientation Mechanism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chinese Academy of ScienceHefei, AnhuiPeople Republic of China

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