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Emanuele Secco
09-14-2000, 06:37 PM
To Biomch-L members

I'm a phd student at Univ. of Pavia - Italy
I'm working to simulate the natural movement of an artificial human
finger.

The question: preparing the dynamic model I am not be able to find
indicative values of the viscoelastic coefficient of the cartilagineus
finger joints (MP, PIP and DIP)
Is there any study on this? And on the inertia, weight and other dynamic
parameters of phalanges?

Thank for your continuos attention to my poor question,

Secco Emanuele Lindo

P.S. please don't suggest:
Fung Y. C., (1993), ‘Biomechanics – Mechanical Properties of Living
Tissues’, Springer Verlag
there is not these informations
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Secco Emanuele Lindo
Dip. Informatica e Sistemistica
Università di Pavia
Via Ferrata, 1 - 27100 Pavia - Italia
cell. +39 (0)347 98.21.21.1
tel. +39 (0)382 50.53.52
fax. +39 (0)382 50.53.73

Emanuele@bioing.unipv.it

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