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  • Me463 Final Presentation Revised

    1. 1. <ul><li>TEAM BASS </li></ul><ul><li>Karthik Kumar </li></ul><ul><li>Sebastian Schillo </li></ul><ul><li>Ben Baker </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica Thompson </li></ul><ul><li>Johannes Ruf </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>Product Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Definition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Final Product </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concepts and Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Components and Design Changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fabrication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Validation/Risk Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improvements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large scale production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    3. 3. <ul><li>To design and construct a bariatric walker that will aid or assist those weak of strength or balance to walk in a safe and convenient manner. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide support to obese or elderly </li></ul><ul><li>Carry additional medical items </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure safety </li></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    4. 4. <ul><li>Primarily for elderly and obese users </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitals and Nursing homes </li></ul><ul><li>Walker use: 1.8m people – Disability statistics survey – UCSF Report </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Light weight/easy to move around with </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brakes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No slip/slide when stationary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased protection against falling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provisions to carry IV equipment </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    5. 5. <ul><li>Product Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Definition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Final Product </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concepts and Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Components and Design Changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fabrication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Validation/Risk Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improvements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large scale production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    6. 6. <ul><li>All aluminum frame </li></ul><ul><li>Ergonomic handle bars </li></ul><ul><li>“ Push-to-Go” braking mechanism </li></ul><ul><li>Collapsible </li></ul><ul><li>Entry from seated position </li></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    7. 7. <ul><li>Total Weight - ?? </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded volume – 36”X40”X27” (=0.637m 3 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Height Range – 33” to 40” </li></ul><ul><li>Weight Capacity – 400lbm </li></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    8. 8. ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION Collapsed Dimensions: 7”x27”x30” (Volume – 2.81ft 3 ) 5/1/2009
    9. 9. <ul><li>Connection of square aluminum pipe segments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Double locking bi-fold hinges not available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cabinet hinges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design change to inner sliding link for locking secured with wingnut </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    10. 10. <ul><li>Simple telescoping design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Round-nose spring plunger for quick and easy adjustment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy attachment to caster wheels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pin connections set height </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    11. 11. <ul><li>Seated Entry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfortable and convenient </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Self closing Door </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Torsion Spring Hinges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gate latch that locks automatically, flip to open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weight reduction </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    12. 12. ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION <ul><li>IV pole connection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick clamp onto IV pole </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mounted to front of walker, allows access through narrow passages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visibility conserved </li></ul></ul>5/1/2009
    13. 13. ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION <ul><li>Tarp </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Looped around side bars and connected with carabiner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose to prevent or alleviate damage from falling </li></ul></ul>5/1/2009
    14. 14. ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION <ul><li>Handlebar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Push-to-go” brakes provide stability for patient while entering walker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bicycle shifter for prototype </li></ul></ul>5/1/2009
    15. 15. <ul><li>Rear braking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fixed wheels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Piece manufactured for mounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bicycle brakes with reversed functionality </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    16. 16. <ul><li>Product Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Definition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Final Product </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concepts and Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Components and Design Changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fabrication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Validation/Risk Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improvements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large scale production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    17. 17. <ul><li>All components were individually manufactured by team (with exception to general hardware and bike parts) </li></ul><ul><li>The following machinery were used: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Band Saw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End Mill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sander </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thread tap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Various hand tools </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    18. 18. <ul><li>All aluminum frame </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Side links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sliding inserts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Doors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Front bars </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aluminum hinges </li></ul><ul><li>Brass door hinges </li></ul><ul><li>Steel L-Brackets, Corner Braces, nuts and bolts </li></ul><ul><li>Canvas tarp fall protection </li></ul><ul><li>Medical purpose polyurethane casters </li></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    19. 19. <ul><li>Desired functionality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adjustable height </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extremely compact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Functioning hand-brake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynamic side links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy maneuverability </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION <ul><li>Realization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>33” to 40” height range </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compacts to 15% of original volume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spring returning hand-brake functions well </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Side links can be either flexible or rigid. Rotate through full 180° </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Caster wheels functioning smoothly, easy steering </li></ul></ul>5/1/2009
    20. 20. <ul><li>Desired functionality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall Protection, goal 400 lbs </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION <ul><li>Realization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Successfully supported all members of team. Heaviest member is _ lbs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expect to reach goal with some improved materials </li></ul></ul>Sebass pic 5/1/2009
    21. 21. <ul><li>Product Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Definition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Final Product </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concepts and Features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Components and Design Changes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fabrication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Validation/Risk Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improvements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large scale production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    22. 22. <ul><li>Custom designs for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Heavy duty lockable hinges for side links. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Removes mass and cost of sliding links. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appropriately sprung door hinge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ergonomic push pins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More easily adjustable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort features (Velcro pads for side links) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modified wheelchair style brake </li></ul></ul>ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009
    23. 23. ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION <ul><ul><li>Developed marketable product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Effectively accomplishes all functions determined </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost estimated at $90 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With some customized components and mass production, weight goal + aesthetics would be accomplished. </li></ul></ul>5/1/2009
    24. 24. ME463 TEAM BASS FINAL PRESENTATION 5/1/2009

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