Dynamic Modeling of a Wheelchair on a Slope

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J. B. Shung, G. Stout, M. Tomizuka, D. M. Auslander

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Calif. 94720

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 105(2), 101-106 (Jun 01, 1983) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3149639 History: Received April 14, 1982; Online July 21, 2009


This paper describes a computer model of a wheelchair and its motor control circuitry. The model simulates the wheelchair’s motion in driving on a sloping surface, and is intended to facilitate the design of wheel velocity feedback controller. Experimental data are presented to partially validate the model.

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