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1st Edition

Prosthetic Biomechanics in Engineering

Edited By

N.A. Abu Osman

ISBN 9781032052410
Published December 31, 2021 by CRC Press
256 Pages 139 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Prosthetic biomechanics is an interdisciplinary field of engineering, medicine, and biology, focused on enhancing people’s lifestyles. In the past 20 years, the field of prosthetic biomechanics and its potential have grown due to the support of advances in engineering technologies.

Prosthetic Biomechanics in Engineering is about the recent advances in prosthetic engineering research. The scope of the book is focused on the design, development, and evaluation of a prosthetic systems that are being used in biomechanical applications. The book covers advanced materials, conceptual design, classification, ergonomics design applications, brain computer interface (BCI) system, motion analysis, postural stand stability, upper and lower limb prosthetics, types of suspension systems for prosthetics, Fiber Bragg Grating-based techniques, and pressure on the residual limb and the socket. The early chapters effectively describe new sensors for in-socket systems, new pylon material, and advanced gait analysis. Further chapters discuss advanced techniques for the design and development of prosthetics based on clinical and emergency uses.

The information provided in this book is intended for researchers and investigators to encourage further advances in the field of prosthetics research, and for the development of rehabilitation equipment for the improvement of human health, and it:

  • Presents recent advances in prosthetic biomechanics engineering research
  • Discusses the design and development of limb prosthetic systems
  • Explores advanced concepts of the prosthetic sockets
  • Describes gait analysis of prosthetics and orthotics

Dr Noor Azuan Abu Osman is a practicing engineer and Professor of Biomechanics with Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Table of Contents

1. Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) Sensor for Socket Pressure Measurement
N. A. Abu Osman, E. A. Al-Fakih, F. R. Mahamd Adikan
2. Magnetic Suspension System (MPSS)
N. A. Abu Osman, A. Eshraghi
3. Prosthetic Suspension System
N. A. Abu Osman, H. Gholizadeh
4. Motion Analysis for Deep Tendon Reflex
N. A. Abu Osman, L. K. Tham
5. Air Pneumatic Suspension System APSS
N. A. Abu Osman, G. Pirouzi
6. Wrist Movement with Ultrasonic Sensor and Servo Motor
N. A. Abu Osman, N. A. Abd Razak
7. Study of a Dermo and Seal-In X5 Liner
N. A. Abu Osman, S. Ali
8. Study of Pressure Feet between 3D Scanning Method and Conventional Casting
N. A. Abu Osman, W. Mehmood, N. A. Abd Razak
9. Biomechanics of Postural and Stance-Phase Stability
N. A. Abu Osman, P. X. Ku
10. Prosthetic Hand Using BCI System
N. A. Abu Osman, S. Yahud
11. The Effect of Prostheses on Standing Stability
N. A. Abu Osman, N. Arifin
12. Bamboo as a Pylon Material
N. A. Abu Osman, H. N. Shasmin

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Dr. Noor Azuan Abu Osman is a practicing engineer and Professor of Biomechanics with Faculty of Engineering, University Malaya, Malaysia.