Design and Test of a Tracked Personal Transportation Device

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dc.contributor.authorBeattie, Jamie-
dc.contributor.authorCuffe, Paul-
dc.descriptionIECON 2019, 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), Lisbon, Portugal, October 14-17 2019en_US
dc.description.abstractA rideable is a small, portable, electric vehicle used to transport an individual in an urban environment. This new class of electric vehicles are perfect for the urban commuter and are rapidly growing in popularity. This is particularly evident from the rapid rise of electric scooter rental companies. However, many available rideables have a number of disadvantages that may be curbing their growth. This has created an opening in the market for a new rideable, that excels in areas where current rideables have shortcomings. This paper presents a new rideable, the TracPerT, which, uniquely, uses tank style tracks rather than conventional wheels for traction and locomotion. This new rideable is designed to deal with the difficulties presented by currently available personal transport devices. Progress on the first powered prototype of the TracPerT is reported.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipEnterprise Irelanden_US
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversity College Dublinen_US
dc.subjectElectric vehicleen_US
dc.subjectUrban environmenten_US
dc.titleDesign and Test of a Tracked Personal Transportation Deviceen_US
dc.typeConference Publicationen_US
dc.statusNot peer revieweden_US
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