P19093: Over-Bed Hospital Table
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Feasibility: Prototyping, Analysis, Simulation

What type of method to be used to move the base around?
Solution: Through prototypes and simulations Materials:

Test Method:


What is the reactionary moment on the supporting rod?
Assumptions:

Free Body Diagram of Table Top

Free Body Diagram of Table Top

Equation: F = ma
Force and Moment Calculations

Force and Moment Calculations


How can we make the height adjustment mechanism easily usable by patients (patient strength)?


Where is the center of gravity of the bedside table? No load? Max load? Solution: Test using ID team's prototype and the table in MSD Things to consider: Factor of safety Materials:

Test Methods:

Free Body Diagram of ID team's prototype

Free Body Diagram of ID team's prototype

Free Body Diagram on table in MSD

Free Body Diagram on table in MSD


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