Design and Analysis of Folding Mechanism for a New Folding Car
This paper is focus on design and analysis of folding mechanism for a new folding car. Through analyzing folding principle of different folding cars, one chassis folding type car is introduced. A group of lever linkage is determined to realize the folding effect according to the main function designed and the overall dimension of bodywork. Based on the prototype made by earlier stage of the research, three-dimensional model is established and simulated in motion by the use of UG package. For the validation of this mechanism, modal analysis of the chassis is conducted in terms of ANSYS package.
Liangchi Zhang, Chunliang Zhang, Jeng-Haur Horng and Zichen Chen
L. J. Zhao et al., "Design and Analysis of Folding Mechanism for a New Folding Car", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 591-593, pp. 127-131, 2012