P14007: Wheelchair Assist

Problem Definition

Table of Contents

Project Summary

Problem Statement

Project Summary

Customer Requirements (Needs)

Customer Requirements

Customer Interview Notes

Engineering Requirements (Specifications)

Engineering Requirements

House of Quality


1. The device needs to be easily detachable and doesn’t affect the usability of a manual wheelchair.

2. The device should be retrofittable to most of the manual wheelchair.

3. The device should be easily operated by the user.

4. The wheelchair should still meet ADA standards regarding size constraints.

5. Total system cost

Project Goals and Key Deliverables

• Functional Prototype for manufactured or provides the basis for future projects

• Detailed design with documentation

• Bill of materials

• Test data verifying engineering requirement

• User’s guide for operation

Solution Parking Lot

Potential design ideas can be found in the Solution Parking Lot.

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