BARRIER-FREE DESIGN OF DISABLED PEOPLE’ ASSISTANT WORK PLATFORM
Journal: Frontiers in Manufacturing Engineering (FME)
Author: Qiulei Du*, Zhiyuan Hou
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The auxiliary devices used by disabled people, who are currently engaged in art design, painting, drawing and other related work, have caused great inconvenience to use and carriage of disabled people. This paper is aimed at an innovation research on new auxiliary device that plays multiple roles such as a desk, an easel or a drawing table. Based on design of steel 45 frame structure, by ergonomics and color methods, both humanized and innovative design are used to expand individualized design of this product. The comprehensive application of material structure theory meets ergonomic requirements. The final product will be small in size saving space, and easy and flexible to operate. Users can operate it with one hand only by sitting in front of the device, so that it can convert various functions, making its use efficiency obviously improved. Owe to this device, accessibility services between disabled people and environment will help them to better participate in social life with higher quality.