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A distributed parameter dynamic model of the human forearm.

Authors
Wood-LA; Suggs-CW
Source
Proceedings of the international occupational hand-arm vibration conference, October 28-31, 1975, Cincinnati, Ohio. Wasserman DE, Taylor W, Curry MG, eds. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-170, 1977 Apr; :142-145
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00074709
Abstract
The human hand-arm system had been modeled previously as a lumped parameter system. To provide better anatomical representation, a distributed parameter model has been developed. This model is composed of dual homogeneous Euler-Bernoulli beam elements representing the bones of the forearm; a simple discrete parameter system is used to represent the properties of the hand local to a vibrating handle. Validity of the model was verified by experiment; above 700 hertz there was considerable divergence of the model and experimental results, probably due to inadequacies of the model of the hand.
Keywords
Models; Anatomy; Body-regions; Skeletal-system; Vibration; Musculoskeletal-system; Hand-tools
Publication Date
19770401
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Fiscal Year
1977
Source Name
Proceedings of the international occupational hand-arm vibration conference
State
NC; OH
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