Technical Brief

Development of a Thin and Flexible Sensor System for Stress Evaluation of Contact Interface1

[+] Author and Article Information
Kazuhiro Fujisaki, Satoshi Ogawa, Renta Kasai, Kazuhiko Sasagawa

Department of Intelligent Machines and
System Engineering,
Hirosaki University,
3, Bunkyo-cho,
Hirosaki 0368561, Japan

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033782Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online August 1, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(3), 030964 (Aug 01, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1098; doi: 10.1115/1.4033782 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview
Copyright © 2016 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.


Mackey, J. R. , and Davis., B. L. , 2006, “ Simultaneous Shear and Pressure Sensor Array for Assessing Pressure and Shear at Foot/Ground Interface,” J. Biomech., 39(15), pp. 2893–2897. [CrossRef] [PubMed]
Satu, K. , Jukka, L. , Hannu, K. , and Jouko, H. , 2009, “ Development of a Piezoelectric Polymer Film Sensor for Plantar Normal and Shear Stress Measurements,” Sens. Actuators A, 154(1), pp. 57–64. [CrossRef]
Sasagawa, K. , Oyama, T. , Tokiyoshi, K. , and Yokoyama, K. , 2013, “ Development of Contact-Pressure and Shear-Stress Sensing System for Application to a Haptic Display,” J. JSEM, 13(2013), pp. s228–232.
Ogawa, S. , Kikuhara, N. , Fujisaki, K. , and Sasagawa, K. , 2015, “ Measurements of Contact Pressure and Shear Stress on the Sole of Foot by Using Thin and Flexible Sensor,” 8th Asian-Pacific Conference on Biomechanics, Sapporo, Japan, Sept. 16–19, p. 320.


Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

Mechanism of measurement of contact pressure

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 2

Mechanism of shear-stress sensing

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 3

Measurements of lift-up motion of gripping bottle

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 5

Measurements of contact pressure and shear-stress during walking on flat road and slope

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 4

Overview of wireless measurement system for gait analysis and sensor location on insole



Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In