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Design and Fabrication of Customized Tricycle for Corporeally Challenged People

EasyChair Preprint no. 7075

6 pagesDate: November 22, 2021


This paper describes the design and fabrication of a Custom hand-driven Delta frame tricycle. In a developing country like India disability is a major issue. People using tricycles are facing various kinds of difficulties. The commonly faced problems are the requirement of more effort while riding in rough terrains, the chance to roll back while climbing through sloped paths, Carrying the tricycle while travelling and the space occupied by the tricycle. There are many models of tricycles are available in the market to address these issues. Some of the common solutions available in the market are motorized tricycles powered by both solar and electric, Hybrid tricycle and Hand powered. Each of them has its advantages and drawbacks. Though the motorized tricycles are easy to operate and efficient it is not affordable by all and also the maintenance cost is also high. The hand-driven tricycles are simple and affordable by most people and don’t require more maintenance. This paper describes the various problems faced by the people using tricycles and their available solutions and the things that can be done to improve the functionality of a hand-driven tricycle.

Keyphrases: Disability, handicapped, Tricycle

BibTeX entry
BibTeX does not have the right entry for preprints. This is a hack for producing the correct reference:
  author = {R Karthikeyan and V B Tamizhan and S Subhash and K Sathish Kumar},
  title = {Design and Fabrication of Customized Tricycle for Corporeally Challenged People},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 7075},

  year = {EasyChair, 2021}}
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