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Q. 48

Expert-verifiedFound in: Page 528

Book edition
6th

Author(s)
Sullivan

Pages
1200 pages

ISBN
9780321795465

**Crankshafts on Cars** On a certain automobile, the crankshaft is 3 inches long and the connecting rod is 9 inches long (see the figure). At the time when $\angle $OPQ is 15°, how

far is the piston (P) from the center (O) of the crankshaft?

The distance from the centre of the crankshaft to the piston is 6.8 inches long.

A crankshaft is 3 inches long and the rod that connects it to the piston is 9 inches long.

Find the distance from the centre of the crankshaft to the piston OP when the angle between the rod and OP is $\angle OPQ={15}^{\circ}$

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