Design and Development of a Light Hybrid e – Choop-Choup


  • Virat Saroop Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chandigarh Group of College Jhanjeri, Mohali, Punjab, India.
  • Vinod Kumar Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chandigarh Group of College Jhanjeri, Mohali, Punjab, India.
  • Priyavrat Thareja Ex-Director/ Principal, Rayat Institute of Engineering & Information Technology, Ropar, Punjab, India.


Team Alignment Using AUM Model, THE (Cheaper Transportation System for Better Health and Environment), 4 DM (Define, Design, Develop, Deploy and Manage)


Silence is bliss. The paradigm is a holistic design feature for moving products like transportation systems that mandate freedom from noise (opposite of vibration), interference, side effects of friction – abrasion due to rubbing, component heating, and so on. The present work presents the experiences as applied to the design of a hybrid tricycle, which is run using a mix of both manual and electrical power. The former is used for charging the batteries which may empower the latter to put the wheels in continuous motion. It endeavors that such a vehicle could serve the needs of commuters (driver and co-driver) holistically with a twin objective of savings (fuel, money), and simultaneously facilitate the provision of exercising opportunities.

Through this paper, we explore the operation of the 4DM tool for the design, development, deployment of the choop- choup  (silent) tri- wheeler after its requirements were defined duly respecting the boundaries as mandated by SAE for the design competition. Thus the initial Define phase was used for alignment and honing of design inputs from SAE further. Such objectives were realized by supporting a team of motivated students who were behaviourally and technically aligned to solve the design and development challenges and problems for a holistic success which included efficiency, environment, and cost-effectiveness.

How to cite this article: Saroop V, Kumar V, Thareja P. Design and Development of a Light Hybrid e-Choop-Choup. J Adv Res Qual Control Mgmt 2019; 4(2): 1120.


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