Vibration Simulation Model of Passenger-Wheelchair System in Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicle

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Yoshiyuki Matsuoka, Kohei Kawai, Ryo Sato

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University, 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, 223-8522, Japan

J. Mech. Des 125(4), 779-785 (Jan 22, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1631442 History: Received April 01, 2001; Revised March 01, 2003; Online January 22, 2004
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Simulation results (same subject, electric wheelchair)
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Simulation results (small subject, same wheelchair)
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Simulation results (large subject, same wheelchair)
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Sitting posture of both subjects
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Frequency response functions
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Motion of both sitting posture
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Comfort Evaluation Prediction Model (CEPS)
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Model of wheelchair-bound passenger
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Simulated and measured vibration transmission ratio
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Simulation model with vibration absorber
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Simulation results (same subject, electric wheelchair)
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Motion of system in mode 2
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Wheelchair-accessible vehicle



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