Multi-speed gear hub prototype for manual wheelchairs - preliminary analysis of the dynamics of the trolley movement and biomechanics of the human body

  • Bartosz Wieczorek Poznan University of Technology
  • Mateusz Kukla Poznan University of Technology
  • Łukasz Warguła Poznan University of Technology
Keywords: wheelchair, propulsion, mobility, biomechanics presses


The article analyzes the dynamic aspects of driving a wheelchair equipped with a manual drive. The focus was both on the dynamics of the entire anthropotechnical system as well as on the dynamics of the human body. Moreover, based on the obtained conclusions, two alternative technical solutions for manual wheelchair drives have been proposed.


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