Human Electric Trike Thesis

Design of an electrically assisted human powered trike

8/25 Update

Posted by Bob Dold on Friday, August 25, 2006 7:30 PM

Spent the last month redesigning the frame and swingarm to use round tubing. After completing the initial design using rectangular aluminum tubing I felt the design would require too many small components to build. The round tubing also allows a better glue bond as the clearance between mating parts is more easily controlled than it would be in a rectangular design. The following pictures illustrate the final design – analysis of the main components is the next step.

















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