Journal : Acta Mechanica et Automatica
Article : A concept of modification and simulation studies of a mechatronic stair transporter for the disabled

Authors :
Bąk, Ł.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, Rzeszow University of Technology, Al. Powstańców Warszawy12, 35-959 Rzeszów, Poland, lbak@prz.edu.pl,
Noga, S.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, Rzeszow University of Technology, Al. Powstańców Warszawy12, 35-959 Rzeszów, Poland, noga@prz.edu.pl,
Stachowicz, F.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, Rzeszow University of Technology, Al. Powstańców Warszawy12, 35-959 Rzeszów, Poland, stafel@prz.edu.pl,
Tesař, V.
Institute of Thermomechanics v.v.i., Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Dolejškova 1402/5, 182 00 Praha 8, Czech Republic, tesar@it.cas.cz,
Czerwiński, E.
Department of Automation, Biomechanics and Mechatronics, Lodz University of Technology, ul. Stefanowskiego 1/15, 90-924 Łódź, Poland, ernest.czerwinski@dokt.p.lodz.pl,
Olejnik, P.
Department of Automation, Biomechanics and Mechatronics, Lodz University of Technology, ul. Stefanowskiego 1/15, 90-924 Łódź, Poland, pawel.olejnik@p.lodz.pl,
Awrejcewicz, J.
Department of Automation, Biomechanics and Mechatronics, Lodz University of Technology, ul. Stefanowskiego 1/15, 90-924 Łódź, Poland, jan.awrejcewicz@p.lodz.pl,
Wudarczyk, S.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mechatronics and Theory of Mechanisms, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wrocław, Poland, slawomir.wudarczyk@pwr.edu.pl,
Muraszkowski, A.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mechatronics and Theory of Mechanisms, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wrocław, Poland, artur.muraszkowski@pwr.edu.pl,
Abstract : A numerical model of existing stair climber with its passenger was built and its operation was analysed through simulations. A modification of the stair climber has been developed on a basis of the simulation studies. The modification depends on equipping the device with additional controllable mechanism the function of which is to change the position of the passenger’s centre of gravity. Comparative simulation studies were carried out for the standard version and the modified version of the stair transporter in a system for the dynamic.

Keywords : model numeryczny, wózek transportowy, wózek dla niepełnosprawnych, transport osób niepełnosprawnych, konstrukcje wózków inwalidzkich, systemy transportowe dla osób niepełnosprawnych, computational model, stair transporter, operator relief system,
Publishing house : Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Białostockiej
Publication date : 2015
Number : Vol. 9, no. 4
Page : 213 – 218

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DOI :
Qute : Bąk, Ł. ,Noga, S. ,Stachowicz, F. ,Tesař, V. ,Czerwiński, E. ,Olejnik, P. ,Awrejcewicz, J. ,Wudarczyk, S. ,Muraszkowski, A. ,Muraszkowski, A. , A concept of modification and simulation studies of a mechatronic stair transporter for the disabled. Acta Mechanica et Automatica Vol. 9, no. 4/2015
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