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ASTM WK86001

New Classification for Standard Classification for Exoskeleton

1. Scope

This standard proposes a method for exoskeleton classification into classes based on a taxonomy approach.


Exoskeleton classification; classification; exoskeleton; taxonomy; hierarchy; classes; design; manufacturing; design and manufacturing; exoskeleton requirements; exosuits; exosuit; exoskeletons; shared attributes; model; attributes; guidelines


Classification precedes requirements development, because it identifies relevant common attributes.
Proper and useful design requirements require high quality classification & hierarchy.
It is the foundation upon which requirements, standards and guidelines are built.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F48.01

Committee: F48

Staff Manager: Nora Nimmerichter

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-18-2023

Technical Contact: Charles-Etienne Caron

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