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Dublin Institute of Technology

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Poster with details of project to improve ease of movement for Kirton Stirling chairs in St. Mary's Hospital, Phoenix Park, Dublin. Third year students in the B Eng (Honours) Manufacturing and Design Engineering course at Bolton St. completed a project in conjunction with St. Mary‟s Hospital, Phoenix Park. The staff in St Mary‟s were experiencing difficulty in moving the Kirton Stirling chairs (pictured above). These chairs are used to transport elderly patients from one location to another. High levels of vibration were.experienced by patients using the chairs, while significant force by staff, was necessary to push the chairs across uneven ground.

Publication Date

2012

Keywords

manufacturing engineering, design engineering, St. Mary's Hospital, Phoenix Park.

Comments

The posters in this collection were prepared by DIT lecturers in October 2012 to showcase the collaboratively designed, course-based, credit-bearing projects which they coordinated between their students and underserved community partners

Manufacturing and Design Engineering Students St. Mary's Hospital, Phoenix Park.

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