Chapter 1

The Design of Advanced Prosthetic Limb Systems

R.F.ff. Weir


In the USA there have been many initiatives to develop advanced arm/hand prostheses in the light of the casualties seen in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In this chapter the issues involved in some of these designs is presented as well as an overview of some of the more high profile prosthetic system development efforts.

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