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Design of a Dynamic Additive Manufacturing System for Use on Free-Moving Human Anatomy1

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Anna French, John O'Neill, Timothy M. Kowalewski

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033171Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online May 12, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(2), 020941 (May 12, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1145; doi: 10.1115/1.4033171 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Torque-speed curves of candidate motors plotted against moving hand scatter plot data from leap motion sensor. Upper curve is MX-64 motor, lower curve MX-12.

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Solid model rendering of kinematically optimized two-link robot design

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Manipulability of planar arm over its workspace. The central band (lighter color) defines the region where σmin > rmin.



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