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What is the unit of constant of proportionality C used in the relation between displacement of slider and crank angle?

(a) m/rad

(b) m/s-rad

(c) m-s/rad

(d) m/s^2

The question was posed to me in an internship interview.

Enquiry is from Analytical Synthesis for Slider Crank Mechanism topic in division Computer Aided Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanisms of Machine Dynamics

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The correct option is (a) m/rad

For explanation I would say: The displacement of the slider is proportional to the crank angle hence a proportionality constant C is introduced; this has the units metre/radians. m/rad.

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