Joint

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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Accordingly, the speed of UC-Ika 1 is 0.33 body lengths per second (BL/s) for the fixed joint and 0.44 BL/s for the flexible design.
By this assumption, it is reasonable to consider that the sliding joint between contact surfaces acts as a fixed joint and therefore we may assume that arm 1 and end-effector k are a united part in a new object-manipulator system during the successful cycle k.
Fixed joint contractures develop more frequently in children with spasticity than in those with other tone abnormalities.