Posted by **Karl Haxell** on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 3:16pm.

The distance from TDC (top dead centre) for the pin is given by x when the crank is

at angle . Hence :

i) Give an equation for x in terms of the other variables (r, L and ).

ii) If the crank rod is rotating at a constant value of ω calculate the speed of the

piston

i.e. calculate

dt

dx

in terms of ω, r, and L

iii) Hence calculate the x value when the speed of the piston is at a maximum.

iv) If L is 1 metre, r is 0.25 metres and the crank is rotating at 5,000 rpm

calculate the maximum velocity of the piston in m/s.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Maths - The distance from TDC (top dead centre) for the pin is given by x when ...
- Physics - Please guide me in the right direction, am so confused with this ...
- Maths - A perfectly cylindrical container standing upright with a top and bottom...
- physics - The ability to hear a "pin drop" is the sign of sensitive hearing. ...
- physics - The ability to hear a "pin drop" is the sign of sensitive hearing. ...
- math - 1. two circles. x^2+y^2-16x-8y+35=0 and x^2+y^2=5 are given. a. write the...
- trig - Prove sin 1 cos 1 cos ...
- precal - Prove sin 1 cos 1 cos ...
- math - A perfectly cylindrical container standing upright with a top and bottom...
- science - a bowling ball with a mass of 10 kg and a bowling pin with a mass of 0...

More Related Questions