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Evaluating Design Specifications of an Activity-Specific Prosthetic Arm to Aid Mechanics


  • Urvi Avadhani Polygence
  • Omar Tawakol





Upper limb amputations affect millions of people worldwide and in the United States. The
use of mechanical tools is one of the leading causes of upper limb injuries. Prosthetic devices
have been designed for the restoration of limb function; however, most products have been
either costly or unattainable. A prosthetic dedicated to provide function to those that use tools is needed. This work aims to develop an affordable prototype for an activity-specific upper limb


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