Mechatronic system for increasing mobility of people with locomotor disability


  • Alexandru Cotfas Institute of Solid Mechanics of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Ileana Dugaesescu Politehnica University, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Robotics, Bucharest, Romania
  • Cristina Nitu Institute of Solid Mechanics of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Glencora-Maria Benec Mincu Romanian Academy
  • Mihaiela Iliescu Institute of Solid Mechanics of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania


mechatronic system, parallelogram mechanism, kinematic analysis, motion trajectory, design, 3D model


This article presents research results on the concept and design of a mechatronic system for assistive mobility of people with locomotor disability. Component elements of the system have been designed and kinematic analysis of the parallelogram mechanism has been done, so that to have estimation of the end effector trajectory as Cartesian motion. Further development of research is envisaged to be on mechanism synthesis, system’s components optimization and prototyping.

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