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Development of a Force Sensor Prototype for Medical Devices1

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Yu Hui Feng, Goldie Nejat

Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics Laboratory,
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,
University of Toronto,
Toronto, ON M5S 3G8, Canada

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033221Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online May 12, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(2), 020921 (May 12, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1161; doi: 10.1115/1.4033221 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Fig. 6

Calibration results for 10 N input force at 8 kHz

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Fig. 5

Calibration setup for (a) x, (b) y, and (c) z axes

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(a) Schematic and (b) prototype of amplification circuit

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Fig. 3

Exploded view of the force sensor prototype

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Fig. 1

Three-axis force sensor



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