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Student develops prosthesis that helps ballerinas perfect technique

29 October 2018

Black and white photo of ballerinas dancing together

The design has been based on the curvature of a cheetahs leg but in the opposite direction. The product is designed to be assembled which allows the user to switch out worn parts or resize their prosthesis.

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Technological modelling Use this and other examples to discuss examples to identify the different forms of functional models that were used to gather specific information about the suitability of design concepts 3
Technological modelling Use this and other examples to discuss examples to illustrate how particular functional models were used to gather specific information about the suitability of design concepts 4

Keywords: ballet, prosthesis, construction and mechanical, technological modelling

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