IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Development of a Lightweight Flexible Construction Work Assist Suit Using Pneumatic Rubber Artificial Muscles

2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

Author(s): Kazunori Ogawa ; Ayumu Ono ; Yoshiyuki Fukuda ; Kosuke Tsuneyasu ; Yuichi Kurita
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 2018
Conference Location: Honolulu, HI, USA
Conference Date: 18 July 2018
Page(s): 4,389 - 4,392
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-5386-3646-6
ISBN (USB): 978-1-5386-3645-9
ISSN (Electronic): 1558-4615
DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513402
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We developed an assist suit with lightweight, flexible artificial muscles of pneumatic rubber for reducing muscle load in the lumbar region. We designed two assist forces to control the artificial... View More

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