Answer to Question #81296 in Mechanical Engineering for syed sajjad
The crank and connecting rod of a steam engine are 0.3 m and 1.5 m in length. The crank rotates at 180 rpm. Clock wise. Determine the velocity and acceleration of the piston when the crank is at 40 degrees from the inner dead centre position. Also determine the position of the crank for zero acceleration of the piston.