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M E 350D M E 350D. Design and Control of Robots for Rehabilitation. 3 Hours.

Explore the roles of sensors, actuators, and neural circuits for biological movement control from an engineering perspective. Examine current approaches to robotic and mechatronic devices that support and enhance human movement in health and following neurologic injuries like stroke and spinal cord injury are discussed. Study the latest literature in neuromuscular controls, neuromotor recovery, and design and control of rehabilitation robots. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Mechanical Engineering 350D and 379M (Topic: Dsgn/Cntrl Of Robots For Rehab) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.