Design and analysis of a novel earpiece-less eyeglass frame

Byron Griffin, James Yang

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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present design and analysis of a novel earpiece-less eyeglass frame. Design/methodology/approach: A virtual assembly process was used to test the part design and finally a prototype was built to check the design. Findings: Earpiece-less eyeglasses are easier to adjust for higher comfort levels and do not incorporate leg hinges compared to traditional eye-glasses. This novel design is unique and will be in mass production. Originality/value: This paper presents a novel earpiece-less eyeglasses frame design and will have significant impact to the market.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-177
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Engineering, Design and Technology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2013


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