Kinematics of a slider-crank mechanism

Model the motions of the piston and crankshaft in an automobile engine


Updated 1 Dec 2016

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This live script was intended to explore math modeling subjects at a high school level. The sheet poses a series of questions and challenges regarding the kinematics of a slider-crank mechanism found commonly in engines.

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Daniel Frey (2023). Kinematics of a slider-crank mechanism (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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