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Battery Assisted Wheel Chair

Rahulanker, R and Ramanarayanan, V (2006) Battery Assisted Wheel Chair. In: 3rd India International Conference on Power Electronics, Dec 19-21, 2006, Chennai, India.

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Abstract

Wheelchair is required for the mobility of the disabled people. It can be categorized into two categories: manual, powered wheelchair. This paper deals with series hybrid combination of manual and battery powered wheelchair. The control scheme used is simpler than other hybrid wheelchairs. It includes the sensor less control of the speed. Battery assisted wheelchair (BAW) has less number of components in its hardware. Effort made by rider is reduced considerably. The control scheme also includes the dead man's switch feature. Speed loop is provided for the smooth variation of the speed. The current limit is governed by peak current mode control.

Item Type: Conference Paper
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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 28 May 2009 06:57
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:32
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/20316

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