P15010: Arc Wheelchair Swing
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Wheelchair Platform Detailed Design

Wheelchair Platform Detailed Design

Subject Matter Expert: Dr. Elizabeth DeBartolo, Director of Senior Design, Associate Professor, Kate Gleason College of Engineering

Meeting Objectives:

Met with Dr. Debartolo to ask about hand calculations for stress/fatigue analysis of a plate. Additionally, how to calculate the stress/fatigue of the welded 1 1/4" Square Tubing comprising the support for the platform. Dr. Debartolo suggested using a 3-D modeling fatigue analysis program to determine values.

Platform Square Tubing support

Platform Square Tubing support

Click here for a PDF version of our Wheelchair Platform Calculations, Detailed Design Level