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Erste Ergebnisse mit dem Münchner Kniesimulator (Initial Results with the Munich Knee Simulator)

Author(s):

M. Fre., R. Riener, R. Burgkart
Conference/Journal:

Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik, Karlsruhe, pp. 704-707
Abstract:

In orthopaedics more than 50 different clinical knee joint evaluation tests exist that have to be trained in orthopaedic education. Often it is not possible to obtain sufficient practical training in a clinical environment. The training can be improved by Virtual Reality technology. In the frame of the Munich Knee Joint Simulation project an artificial leg with anatomical properties is attached by a force-torque sensor to an industrial robot. The recorded forces and torques are the input for a simple biomechanical model of the human knee joint. The robot is controlled in such way that the user gets the feeling he moves a real leg. The leg is embedded in a realistic environment with a couch and a patient on it.

Year:

2002
Type of Publication:

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% Autogenerated BibTeX entry
@InProceedings { FreRie:2002:IFA_1941,
    author={M. Fre. and R. Riener and R. Burgkart},
    title={{Erste Ergebnisse mit dem M{\"u}nchner Kniesimulator
	  (Initial Results with the Munich Knee Simulator)}},
    booktitle={Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft f{\"u}r
	  Biomedizinische Technik},
    pages={704--707},
    year={2002},
    address={Karlsruhe},
    month=sep,
    url={http://control.ee.ethz.ch/index.cgi?page=publications;action=details;id=1941}
}
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