Design and Development of a New Active Slider Crank Mechanism Based Step Climbing Wheelchair

Nayan Jyoti Baishya, Harutoshi Ogai, Bishakh Bhattacharya

研究成果: Conference contribution

1 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

In this paper, a novel, inexpensive and reliable stair climbing wheelchair mechanism is proposed. Large variation in inclination angle of a traditional wheelchair while moving on steps posses high risk to the rider's safety. A new active Slider-crank mechanism is used to minimize any variation in inclination angle of the wheelchair during climbing up or down on stairs. This, in-turn, reduces the risk of wheelchair toppling on steps. Kinematic model of the proposed wheelchair is developed and MATLAB simulations are performed to inspect the behavior of wheelchair on stairs. In addition, the mechanism is designed in such a way that the rider can sit towards the motion direction, which adds additional safety to the rider. It is envisaged that the novel step climbing wheelchair will enhance the mobility of the elderly people significantly.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトル2019 12th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2019
出版社Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ページ271-276
ページ数6
ISBN(電子版)9784888983006
出版ステータスPublished - 2019 6
外部発表はい
イベント12th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2019 - Kitakyushu-shi, Japan
継続期間: 2019 6 92019 6 12

出版物シリーズ

名前2019 12th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2019

Conference

Conference12th Asian Control Conference, ASCC 2019
国/地域Japan
CityKitakyushu-shi
Period19/6/919/6/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • コンピュータ サイエンスの応用
  • 制御と最適化
  • 機械工学

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