|The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) repository holds full-text theses and dissertations submitted for higher degrees at the University (including submissions from former Cape Technikon and Peninsula Technikon).|
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2D & 3D ultrasound systems in development of medical imaging technology
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2016)
Ultrasound is widely used in most medical clinics, especially obstetrical clinics. It is a way of imaging methods that has important diagnostic value. Although useful in many different applications, diagnostic ultrasound ...
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 ...
The release of damaged prosthesis from it's cemented position in human bone
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2019)
Original surgery to replace a joint in the body with an implant is known as arthroplasty. There are cases where it is necessary to replace the implant with a revision surgery, because it has worn out or infection may have ...