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Mechanical design and simulation of wwo-Wheeled wheelchair using solidworks

Altalmas, Tareq, M. and Ahmad, Salmiah and Akmeliawati, Rini and Sidek, Shahrul Na'im and Aula, Abqori (2013) Mechanical design and simulation of wwo-Wheeled wheelchair using solidworks. In: 5th International Conference on Mechatronics (ICOM'13), 2 – 4 July 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (In Press)

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Abstract

This article is presented a new design of two-wheeled wheelchair that can balance on two wheels to make it suitable in the narrow areas, especially in the domestic environments; it has the ability to extend the height of the chair to help the user to act independently in the life for example, in the library to pick and put books on the shelves. The 3D model has been built up using SolidWorks Software. Nowadays, SolidWorks environment is considered as a powerful tool that is helping designer to design products and attain its performance before physical prototype stage. SolidWorks simulation model has been employed to test the frame of the wheelchair under the weight of the human body and the upper part of the wheelchair. The static analysis has been done on the frame using steel and aluminium; however the aluminium material has been selected due to its light weight

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4113/31679
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T351 Mechanical drawing. Engineering graphics
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA174 Engineering design
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA329 Engineering mathematics. Engineering analysis
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ212 Control engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Salmiah Ahmad
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2013 14:26
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 14:26
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/31679

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