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Piston Two-Stroke Engine

Example for the calculation of bearing forces on a cylinder piston.

In this example, bearing forces on a cylinder piston of a two-stroke engine are determined in a simplified way. The inertia in general and the moments of inertia of several components, like the driving rod, the counter mass and the piston, are taken into account. The underlying mechanism is a slider-crank system. For high revolution speeds it is sensible to take into account inertia effects even in kinetostatic computations.