Modeling the kinematics of an engine

Explore the kinematic behavior of a slider crank mechanism the guides a piston and crankshaft
Updated 2 Dec 2016

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This live script was made to explore teaching mathematical modeling to high school students. A series of questions are meant to guide the student through equations that model constraints on the components in an engine. The motions of a slider - crank mechanism are modeled.

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Daniel Frey (2024). Modeling the kinematics of an engine (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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