(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A piston in an automobile engine is in simple harmonic motion. Its amplitude of oscillation from the equilibrium (centered) position is ±4.73 cm and its mass is 1.733 kg. Find the maximum velocity of the piston when the auto engine is running at the rate of 4380 rev/min.

Answer in units of m/s.

2. Relevant equations

Vmax=Aw

3. The attempt at a solution

I attempted to take the Amplitude (.0437 m) and multiply it by the angular frequency. I first converted it into revolutions per second and then divided 2pi by the answer I got.

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# Homework Help: Maximum velocity of a piston

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