Human Electric Trike Thesis

Design of an electrically assisted human powered trike

Suspension Design

Posted by Bob Dold on Sunday, September 17, 2006 9:22 PM

 

The front suspension was designed using a layout skeych in SolidWorks to size the a-arms and locate each of the pivot points. The layout (shown below) was designed to minimize the wheel angle change (camber) and to try to keep the roll center locations close to ground level.

The image shown below shows the completed model developed from the sketch layout above:

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