Artificial limbs - Design and control

Master Practical Course: Artificial limbs - Design and control (IN2106)

Lecturer (assistant)

Cristina Piazza

Patricia Capsi Morales

Theophil Spiegeler Castañeda


Type Practical Training
Duration 6 SWS
Term Wintersemester 
Language of instruction English


Topics of the practical course include:
- Mechanical design of artificial limbs, from CAD design to the prototype implementation and assembly.
- Design of electronic components
- Mechatronic design and implementation of systems to provide haptic feedback
- Control methods based on wearable sensors, e.g. surface electromyography (EMG) sensors
- Design of assessment and serious games in a VR environment


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