WU Daikun, PANG Ning. Design and Research of a Portable Tool for Assisting Elderly People Walking[J]. International Journal of Plant Engineering and Management, 2022, 27(1): 39-52

Design and Research of a Portable Tool for Assisting Elderly People Walking
WU Daikun, PANG Ning
Xi'an Jiaotong Engineering Institute, Xi'an 710300, China
Based on the serious aging of our country's population,starting from the impact on the quality of life of the elderly,this paper first analyzes the factors affecting the lives of the elderly,and makes predictions based on my country's elderly care industry market.After research,a portable tool for assisting elderly people walking is designed,in which electric drive,steering mechanism and seat functions are added by ordinary auxiliary walking tools.Users can sit down and ride when they are tired,mainly including seats and walking functions.The characteristics of its users and various influencing factors are analyzed.The research results can guide the solution of the current portable tools that assist the elderly in walking.
Key words:    crutches    electric drives    steering mechanisms    portable   
Received: 2021-10-26     Revised:
DOI: 10.13434/j.cnki.1007-4546.2022.0104
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