Novel Low-Cost Sensor for Human Bite Force Measurement
AbstractThis paper presents the design and development of a low cost and reliable maximal voluntary bite force sensor which can be manufactured in-house by using an acrylic laser cutting machine. The sensor has been designed for ease of fabrication, assembly, calibration, and safe use. The sensor is capable of use within an hour of commencing production, allowing for rapid prototyping/modifications and practical implementation. The measured data shows a good linear relationship between the applied force and the electrical resistance of the sensor. The output signal has low drift, excellent repeatability, and a large measurable range of 0 to 700 N. A high signal-to-noise response to human bite forces was observed, indicating the high potential of the proposed sensor for human bite force measurement. View Full-Text
Scifeed alert for new publicationsNever miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
- Get alerts for new papers matching your research
- Find out the new papers from selected authors
- Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
- Define your Scifeed now
Fastier-Wooller, J.; Phan, H.-P.; Dinh, T.; Nguyen, T.-K.; Cameron, A.; Öchsner, A.; Dao, D.V. Novel Low-Cost Sensor for Human Bite Force Measurement. Sensors 2016, 16, 1244.
Fastier-Wooller J, Phan H-P, Dinh T, Nguyen T-K, Cameron A, Öchsner A, Dao DV. Novel Low-Cost Sensor for Human Bite Force Measurement. Sensors. 2016; 16(8):1244.Chicago/Turabian Style
Fastier-Wooller, Jarred; Phan, Hoang-Phuong; Dinh, Toan; Nguyen, Tuan-Khoa; Cameron, Andrew; Öchsner, Andreas; Dao, Dzung V. 2016. "Novel Low-Cost Sensor for Human Bite Force Measurement." Sensors 16, no. 8: 1244.
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.