This document presents the design for device to assist with loading and unloading of items into the trunk compartment of an automobile. Enclosed in this report is the rationale behind the design decisions based on consumer interviews, relevant regulating codes and standards, and necessary design constraints. Initial concept drawings and the selection process leading to the initial embodiment design are contained in this report. All initial and final CAD drawings and assembly instructions are incorporated into this summary statement as well as photographs and video links.
Mechanical Engineering Design Project (UMSL JME 410)
Schuh, Thomas; Hogen, Ben; Copeland, Kyle; and Krems, Jon, "JME 4110 Final Report -Trunk Lift Assist" (2016). Washington University / UMSL Mechanical Engineering Design Project JME 4110. 4.