IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Development of an assistive wheelchair caster unit for step climbing — Design and construction of a unit

2011 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA)

Author(s): Yokota, S. ; Ito, T. ; Yamaguchi, T. ; Chugo, D. ; Hashimoto, H.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 August 2011
Conference Location: Beijing, China, China
Conference Date: 7 August 2011
Page(s): 1,201 - 1,206
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-8114-9
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4244-8115-6
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-8113-2
ISSN (CD): 2152-7431
ISSN (Paper): 2152-7431
DOI: 10.1109/ICMA.2011.5985832
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The purpose of this research is to develop a mechanism which assists the wheelchair user to climb a step. We design the wheelchair caster unit which has a assistive mechanism. This unit is easily... View More

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