BME 656 Wearable Robotics and Sensors

Review of introductory robotics and modern control topics. Biomechanics of human locomotion: kinematics and kinetics. Design, analysis, sensing, actuation, and low-level control of robotic exoskeletons and powered orthoses. Finite state machines for powered orthoses. Principles of human cooperative control for rehabilitation and assistance. Model-based and model-free assistive controllers. Machine learning control in wearable robotics. Overview of wearable inertial sensors and applications to motion analysis and wearable robotics. Supervised learning methods for motor task classification and motion analysis.



Cross Listed Courses

ME 656


ME 598


Mechanical Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Semester