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Modelling, Mathematical Description, Measurements and Control of the Selected Animal and Human Body Manipulation and Locomotion Movements

  • A. Morecki
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 291)

Abstract

The investigations in the area of Biomechanics of Engineering and Rehabilitation Engineering started at the Technical University of Warsaw in 1961. In the last 24 years several projects were carried out by the interdisciplinary Team of Biomechanics. The list of the main new results obtained in this period of time is as follows:
  • mathematical models of isolated muscles included the basic characteristics;

  • mathematical models of muscle cooperation in statical and dynamical conditions of the upper extremity of a man;

  • statical and dynamical models concerning the problems of biped and fourlegged locomotion;

  • design and control of anthropomorphic, bionic and so called “alive” manipulators for supporting or substituting the lost . functions of upper human extremities.

Keywords

Ground Reaction Force Mechanical Power Isometric Strength Muscle Model Hand Path 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Morecki
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of WarsawPoland

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