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ROMANSY 11 pp 175-187 | Cite as

Development of a Mechanical Simulation of Human Walking

  • K. Kedzior
  • A. Morecki
  • M. Wojtyra
  • T. Zagrajek
  • T. Zielinska
  • A. Goswami
  • M. Waldron
  • K. Waldron
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 381)

Abstract

The primary objective of the proposed project is the development of an enhanced understanding of human locomotion by means of the construction and testing of a electromechanical biped designed expressly to model the human locomotion system as closely as possible.

Keywords

Hide Layer Central Pattern Generator Mechanical Simulation Linear Actuator Speed Reducer 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Kedzior
    • 1
  • A. Morecki
    • 1
  • M. Wojtyra
    • 1
  • T. Zagrajek
    • 1
  • T. Zielinska
    • 1
  • A. Goswami
    • 2
  • M. Waldron
    • 3
  • K. Waldron
    • 3
  1. 1.Warsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.INRIAGrenobleFrance
  3. 3.Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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