Design Verification

FEM analysis of a Chair

Chairs serve a wide range of purposes and are used in a variety of settings, including homes, offices, schools, restaurants, and public spaces. They provide a comfortable place to sit and support the weight of the person sitting in them.

In homes, chairs are used for dining, relaxing, and entertaining. Dining chairs are typically designed to be more formal, while lounge chairs are designed for comfort and relaxation. Accent chairs can be used to add a pop of color or make a statement in a room.

In offices, chairs play an important role in ergonomics and comfort. Office chairs are designed to provide proper support and comfort for people who sit for long periods of time, helping to prevent strain and injury.

In schools and public spaces, chairs are used for seating in classrooms, lecture halls, and waiting rooms. They must be durable and able to withstand heavy use.

Overall, chairs are necessary pieces of furniture that serve a variety of purposes and provide a comfortable place to sit. Whether you’re looking for seating for your home, office, or public space, there is a chair that will meet your needs and enhance your space.

As the chair is a general-purpose item, The structure of the chair must be strong enough to support the weight of the person sitting in it. If the chair is not strong enough, it may collapse or break, which can result in injury

In view of the above, Let’s see how can we study the behavior of a chair by performing a stress analysis. Let us take the chair as picturized below

Geometrical details of the chair

Refer to the below image for the loading and boundary conditions, so that the analysis can be done. It has been assumed that 60% load of any person is at the seat and 40% at Backrest.

See the video below for the complete analysis –

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