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A Passive and Active Joint Torque Augmentation Robot (JTAR) for Hip Gait Assistance

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Kevin W. Hollander, Nathan Cahill, Robert Holgate, Ray Churchwell, Preston Clouse, Darren Kinney, Alexander Boehler

SpringActive, Inc., Tempe, AZ

Paper No. DETC2014-35654, pp. V05AT08A079; 6 pages
  • ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 5A: 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference
  • Buffalo, New York, USA, August 17–20, 2014
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4636-0
  • Copyright © 2014 by ASME


A series of Joint Torque Augmentation Robot (JTAR) devices were created to assist the hip joint in walking. Both passive and active assistance approaches were developed. The active device has been demonstrated in an unconstrained outdoor environment.

Copyright © 2014 by ASME
Topics: Torque , Robots



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