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Author Abdel Rahman, T. Men_US
Author Al-Salem, Nabeel A.en_US
Available date 2009-11-25T13:07:24Zen_US
Publication Date 2002en_US
Publication Name Engineering Journal of Qatar University
Citation Engineering Journal of Qatar University, 2002, Vol. 15, Pages 223-240.en_US
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10576/8030en_US
Abstract This paper evaluates the dynamics of a novel manpowered transportation vehicle. The vehicle has a novel mechanism that maximizes the mechanical input work and utilizes the weight of the rider for propulsion. The rider applies reciprocating stepping linear forces to drive chain and ratchet mechanism. The later transfer the reciprocating motion into a unidirectional rotational motion at the rear wheel to propel the vehicle. We analyzed the dynamics of the driving and transmission mechanism and derived the equations of motion, at first. Then, we evaluated the performance of the vehicle. Results show significant advantages of the novel driving mechanism.en_US
Language enen_US
Publisher Qatar Universityen_US
Subject Engineering: Mechanical Engineeringen_US
Title Dynamic Analysis Of A Novel Manpowered Transportation Vehicle With High Mechanical Efficiencyen_US
Type Articleen_US
Pagination 223-240en_US
Volume Number 15en_US


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