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dc.contributor.authorHoe, Yeow Chuan.
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-10T03:43:58Z
dc.date.available2011-06-10T03:43:58Z
dc.date.copyright2011en_US
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/45237
dc.description.abstractMinimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) is one of the essential surgical operations available today. Although the force feedback from the forceps is a crucial segment, it is still not yet successfully introduced to the operation table. At Robotic Research Center (RRC) in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), a research group is investigating into a novel tactile sensing method which could replicate the applied forces from the forceps to the surgeons’ side. A final year project was planned for studying and monitoring the 2x5 tactile sensing array. This project is to investigate the behavior and find out the sensitivity of the sensing array. The experiments conducted were using a set of one Degree-Of-Freedom (DOF) sensing array function as forceps and various rubber samples simulate the soft tissues. However, in actual MIS, not only one directional of forces are found in the forceps, therefore a two DOF sensing array was introduced and studied in this project.en_US
dc.format.extent98 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Surgical assistive technologyen_US
dc.titleDesign enhancement of a mechanical test jig for experimental analysis of a tactile sensoren_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorSunita Chauhanen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)en_US
dc.contributor.researchRobotics Research Centreen_US
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