Design and analysis of ankle foot orthosis for disabled children

S. Mohamaddan, N. Z. Ishak, A. M. Aizuddin, S. Yamamoto, S. Z.M. Dawal, E. B. Safawi, H. Khamis

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抄録

Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) is a brace or device that is worn on the lower leg to support and correct the foot and ankle position. AFO is also used to correct the foot drop. In this paper, a new design of AFO is proposed and its analysis using AUTODESK Inventor will be discussed. The design concept was based on the short and long size of pneumatic artificial muscle (PAM). The PAM are custom made in the laboratory with the short and long size are 150mm and 250mm respectively. Single point statics analysis including reaction force and moment at selected points were conducted for both designs. Based on the von Mises stress, displacement, safety factor and PAM experiment result, the long size design is selected for this research. Fabrication and further testing needs to be conducted in order to evaluate the device.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)247-258
ページ数12
ジャーナルJournal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
12
1 Special Issue 2
出版ステータスPublished - 2018 1 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • ソフトウェア
  • 自動車工学
  • ハードウェアとアーキテクチャ
  • コンピュータ ネットワークおよび通信
  • 制御と最適化
  • 産業および生産工学
  • 技術マネージメントおよび技術革新管理

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