Approximation technique for prosthetic design using numerical foot profiling

Bani Hashim, A.Y. and Abu Osman, Noor Azuan and Wan Abas, Wan Abu Bakar and Abdul Latif, L. (2011) Approximation technique for prosthetic design using numerical foot profiling. In: 5th Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, BIOMED 2011, Held in Conjunction with the 8th Asian Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering, APCMBE 2011, 2011, Kuala Lumpur.

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This work studies foot structure to develop a method that represents foot it in the form numerical profile. This profile is used to approximate the important parts for prosthetic foot design. This is done by a proper mapping of bones and joint which resulted in the creation of the kinematic structure. The structure simplifies the outlook of foot anatomy. The structure is then converted into graph that stores the information for vertex adjacency, edge incidence, and path. Further, this information is used to create the visual structures in the form of three distinct synthetic digital images. From these images the decision for important parts in the prosthetic foot design is made. Therefore, it is decided that the prosthetic foot should consist of foot-ankle mechnism and a flexible keel. © 2011 Springer-Verlag.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Conference code: 85436 Export Date: 24 February 2014 Source: Scopus Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Bani Hashim, A. Y.; Department of Robotics and Automation, Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Durian Tunggal, 76100 Melaka, Malaysia; email: References: Prince, F., Winter, D.A., Sjonnensen, G., Powell, C., Wheeldon, R.K., Mechanical efficiency during gait of adults with transtibial amputation: A pilot study comparing the SACH, Seattle, and Golden-Ankle prosthetic feet (1998) Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 35 (2), pp. 177-185; Twiste, M., Rithalia, S., Transverse rotation and longitudinal translation during prosthetic gait - A literature review (2003) Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 40 (1), pp. 9-18. , DOI 10.1682/JRRD.2003.01.0009
Uncontrolled Keywords: graph, Numerical profile, prosthetic foot, Approximation techniques, Digital image, Foot design, Foot structure, Kinematic structures, Prosthetic design, Visual structure, Work study, Biomedical engineering, Design, Numerical methods, Prosthetics.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2014 06:37
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2019 08:54

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