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GO KART FOR SHANE. CLIENT CONTACT: Shane Davis, 6 Sunrise Drive, Columbia CT 954-850-5448 [email protected] TEAM 3: Jeff Marcelus Bramatej Meka Raymond Songer. OVERVIEW. About the Client Limitations Specifications Implementation Budget. Shane Davis. Age: 20 years old

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GO KART FOR SHANE

CLIENT CONTACT:

Shane Davis,

6 Sunrise Drive, Columbia CT

954-850-5448

[email protected]

TEAM 3:

Jeff Marcelus

BramatejMeka

Raymond Songer

overview
OVERVIEW
  • About the Client
  • Limitations
  • Specifications
  • Implementation
  • Budget
shane davis
Shane Davis
  • Age: 20 years old
  • Weight: 120 pounds
  • Height: 5’ 3”
  • Disability:
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Spastic Quadriplegia
limitations
Limitations
  • Cerebral Palsy and Spastic Quadriplegia
    • Spastic quadriplegia is a form of cerebral palsy in which all four limbs are affected.
    • The condition is referred to as spastic rather than paralysis because the patient has some movement in all of his limbs.
    • Shane has very limited hip movement and strength, which when combined with severe quadriplegia leaves him confined to a wheel chair.
product specifications
Product Specifications

Major Components

  • 90cc electric start Gasoline engine
  • Full support seat with armrest control panel
    • Cushioned seat with 5-point harness
  • Fully automated hydraulic braking
  • Fully automated electric steering
  • Fully automated throttle
  • Automatic transmission with reverse
  • 4-wheel independent suspension

Major Modifications

  • Joystick controller
    • Multidirectional for throttle, braking, and steering control
  • Ability to use a conventional driving setup
  • Low resistance steering wheel with electric steering
  • Remote starter with kill switch
  • Onboard kill switch
  • Rugged electronics for off-road use
mechanical aspect of kart
Mechanical Aspect of Kart
  • 90cc 4-stroke gasoline motor with electric start
  • Steel frame
    • Dimensions (L*W*H): 66”x42”x40”
  • Hydraulic disc brakes
  • 220 pound weight capacity
  • Automatic transmission with reverse
  • Full suspension with 3.3” of travel
  • All terrain tires
steering
Steering
  • The steering is controlled with a Dayton Gearmotor
  • The gearmotor increases the torque at the drive shaft to 75 in-lb at 90 RPM
  • Replaces the input to the steering column and controls the rack and pinion
  • Feedback to the microcontroller is provided by a linear potentiometer
conventional driving mode
Conventional Driving Mode
  • A conventional driving mode will also be available for Shane
    • The brake and gas pedal are both depressed manually
    • The steering wheel will input information to a rotational potentiometer
      • This information will be relayed through a microcontroller which will engage the electric motor and turn the front wheels
throttle and braking
Throttle and Braking
  • Both the throttle and the braking are controlled by high speed linear actuators
  • When engaged the actuators will depress their assigned pedal by pushing on a cup that is attached to an extension of the pedals
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SEAT
  • Bucket Seat
    • Good lumbar support (padding)
  • Leg Extensions
    • A trough to hold his legs in place
  • Leg Support
    • Extra cushioning
  • 5 point harness
joystick controls
Joystick Controls
  • The go kart will have the ability to be controlled by a multidirectional joystick
  • Forward: Throttle
  • Backward: Brake
  • Side to side: Steering
future work
Future Work

Brahmatej Meka

  • Seat modifications: seating, harness, and arm rests
  • Microcontroller with Miratron
  • Solid Works Design

Raymond Songer

  • Steering: motor mount, potentiometers, chain and sprocket
  • Microcontroller

Jeff Marcelus

  • Actuators, pedal extensions and Solid Works Design
acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
  • The Davis Family
  • Dr. John Enderle
  • Miratron- Rod Seely
  • MarekWartenberg
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