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Produce an equation that describes the displacement of the slider, d, in terms of the crank radius, r, rod length, l, and angle of rotation of the crank, Φ Prove that when Φ = 0, d = 0 and when Φ = π rad, d = 2r

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ianmoth
17 October 2012
Is this the configuration that you describe? The problem boils down to a triangle where you know two sides and an angle. Could you use the sine rule to find the length of the 3rd side?
ianmoth
17 October 2012
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