Engineering chair design
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 10

Engineering Chair Design PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 64 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Engineering Chair Design. An Innovative Recycling Project. Identifying Problem Problem Statement: Your task is to develop an innovative way to use recycled corrugated cardboard to maximize the recycling effort by creating an exiting new line of furniture in the form of a chair.

Download Presentation

Engineering Chair Design

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Engineering chair design

Engineering ChairDesign


An innovative recycling project

An Innovative Recycling Project

  • Identifying Problem

  • Problem Statement: Your task is to develop an innovative way to use recycled corrugated cardboard to maximize the recycling effort by creating an exiting new line of furniture in the form of a chair.


An innovative recycling project1

An Innovative Recycling Project

  • Research:

    • Chairs

    • Cardboard

  • Research Existing Solutions


An innovative recycling project2

An Innovative Recycling Project

  • Research Material

  • http://www.humboldt.edu/~recycle/htmls/news/spr99/pg6.htm

  • http://www.jgpress.com/BCArticles/1999/0699Art4.htm

  • http://www.townofcary.org/depts/pwdept/recycling/buy.htm

  • http://www.nrdc.org/news/newsDetails.asp?nID=1832

  • http://www.p2pays.org/ref/03/02228.pdf#search='Companies%20that%20use%20Recycled%20Materials'

  • http://www.rma.org/scrap_tires/scrap_tire_markets/recycled_catalog.cfm

  • http://www.recresource.com/nav/recycled_materials.html

  • http://www.dealtime.com/xGS-corrugated%20cardboard~NS-1~linkin_id-7000731

  • http://www.crazycardboard.com/

  • http://sify.com/homedecor/interiors/fullstory.php?id=950088&vsv=675

  • http://www.guggenheim.org/exhibitions/past_exhibitions/gehry/furniture_01.html

  • http://www.watermanswebworld.com/code/everythingcorrugated.html

  • http://www.aceproject.org/main/english/po/poc03d

  • http://www.postmodernpets.com/catp_kittypod.htm

  • http://www.salvadori.org/lessonplans/documents/lessons/Sit%20Right%20-%20Attachments.pdf


An innovative recycling project3

An Innovative Recycling Project

  • Constraints:

    • Must be made completely from corrugated cardboard

    • Must have a seat

    • Must have a back

    • Seat must be between 16” to 18” from the floor

    • The top of the back must be no less than 30” from the floor

    • Must have no fewer than 3 separate measurable legs

    • Must support no less than 300 lbs

    • Should weigh no more than 7 lbs


An innovative recycling project4

An Innovative Recycling Project

  • Criteria

  • Cost

  • Recycled cardboard is $10.00 per square foot. The cost of the construction materials are minimal keeping cost low.

  • Reliability

  • Should be able to support 300 lbs

  • Weight

  • Total weight will be no more than 7 lbs

  • Ease of operation

  • Should be design so all people are comfortably able to use


An innovative recycling project5

An Innovative Recycling Project

  • Criteria

  • Cost

  • Recycled cardboard is $10.00 per square foot. The cost of the construction materials are minimal keeping cost low.

  • Reliability

  • Should be able to support 300 lbs

  • Weight

  • Total weight will be no more than 7 lbs

  • Ease of operation

  • Should be design so all people are comfortably able to use


An innovative recycling project6

An Innovative Recycling Project

  • Criteria:

  • Appearance

  • Ergonomically designed with a since modernity

  • Compatibility

  • Should fit in existing house décor, comfort for user and table heights

  • Safety Features

  • Device should be tested for safety. Appropriate strengths of material analysis will be implemented to make sure a 300 lbs person will be supported.

  • Durability

  • Device will be designed to last for continuous use

  • Acceptance

  • Device will be acceptable and useful for many people


An innovative recycling project7

An Innovative Recycling Project

Analysis: Excel Spread Sheet


Photos of prototype

Photos of Prototype


  • Login