Characterizing human hand prehensile strength by force and moment wrench

  title={Characterizing human hand prehensile strength by force and moment wrench},
  author={Richard P. Wells and Michael Greig},
  pages={1392 - 1402}
Characterizing human hand capabilities or demand created by various occupational tasks or activities of daily living has been mainly accomplished by measuring the maximum force exerted on a force dynamometer in a number of standard grips, for example power, key pinch and tip pinch grips. A framework is proposed instead to characterize human hand prehensile strength in generic form by describing external force and moment wrench capability, where a wrench is a vector describing the forces and… 

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