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The development of an artificial hand using nickel-titanium as actuators
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2013)
This thesis outlines a proposed mechanical design, prototyping and testing of a five fingered artificial hand made of 15 articulated joints actuated by Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) mimicking muscular functions. SMAs ...