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Instrumented handles for studying hand-transmitted vibration exposure.

Authors
Welcome DE; Dong RG
Source
Proceedings of the first American conference on human vibration, June 5-7, 2006, Morgantown, West Virginia. Dong R, Krajnak K, Wirth O, Wu J, eds. Morgantown: WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-140, 2006 Jun; :140-141
NIOSHTIC No.
20030972
Abstract
Instrumented handles or dynamometers are widely used to measure hand forces and/or the biodynamic response of hand-arm system. To study hand-transmitted vibration exposure, six generations of instrument handles were constructed or initially developed by researchers in ECTB/HELD/NIOSH. This presentation provided a summary of these handles. Their basic characteristics, limitations, and usefulness are described, which may help their appropriate applications and further improvements.
Keywords
Biodynamics; Biomechanics; Biomechanical-modeling; Vibration-exposure; Vibration-monitors; Vibration-pickups; Vibration
Publication Date
20060601
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Dong R; Krajnak K; Wirth O; Wu J
Fiscal Year
2006
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
HELD
Priority Area
Disease and Injury: Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities
Source Name
Proceedings of the first American conference on human vibration, June 5-7, 2006, Morgantown, West Virginia
State
WV
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