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Title: Electrically Assisted Bicycles
Authors: Lataire, Philippe ×
Timmermans, Jean-Marc
Maggetto, Gaston
Van den Bossche, Peter
Cappelle, Jan #
Issue Date: Jan-2007
Publisher: Human-friendly Welfare Robot System Engineering Research Center
Series Title: International Journal of Assistive Robotics and Mechatronics vol:8 issue:1 pages:3-9
Abstract: This paper reports on work performed at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on Electrically assisted bicycles, first in the scope of the European E-TOUR-project, next in subsequent work in the continuation of this project. Three aspects of electrically assisted bicycles have been considered: the bicycles have been evaluated for commuting use throughout the city; the bicycles have been evaluated on a test facility developed on purpose at the university; a group of test persons out of the "ageing population" has been tested on a physiological-medical basis for evaluation of the benefits that a renewed physical activity with electric bicycles can bring. This paper focuses on the technical evaluation of the bicycles and the Human Interface.
ISSN: 1975-0153
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Technologiecluster ESAT Elektrotechnische Engineering
Electrical Engineering (ESAT) TC, Technology Campuses Ghent and Aalst
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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