P13001: Ankle-Foot Orthotic Tethered, Air Muscle

Systems Design

Table of Contents


Base level benchmarking was performed to gain a better understanding of current, relevant patents, technical literature, commercially available AFOs, and other relevant air muscle applications.

Benchmarking Articles

We took videos of our gait, while wearing an AFO, while going up and down stairs and ramps to help gain a broad sense of how the lower leg reacts to the stated specific gait patterns.

Down Stairs Gait

Down Ramp Gait

Up Stairs Gait

Up Ramp Gait

Concept Development (generation, improvement, selection)

Morphological Design Matrix

Concept Generation Development

Functional Decomposition

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Systems Architecture

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Risk Assessment

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Systems Design Review

Systems Design Presentation Agenda

Systems Design Presentation

Systems Design Presentation Notes

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