crankpin


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crankpin

a short cylindrical bearing surface fitted between two arms of a crank and set parallel to the main shaft of the crankshaft

crankpin

[′kraŋk‚pin]
(design engineering)
A cylindrical projection on a crank which holds the connecting rod.

crankpin

That portion of the crankshaft to which the connecting rod is attached. See crankshaft.
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2: Hardness measured by diamond Indenter of crankpin on surface and cross sectional area [Fatigue failure with brittle fracture shown as A and B while C indicated as beach marks]
Fessler, "The design of overlapped crankshafts Part 1: crankpin fillets," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol.
1, both of the value and direction of the load applied to the crankshaft vary with time, so the center of the crankpin has periodic motion relative to the connecting rod bearing center.
Regular repairs of marine diesel engine crankshaft main and crankpin journals surfaces are therefore needed in order to perform partial or complete renovation of the worn crankshaft journals.
To calculate the frictional forces acting on surfaces between the vane and piston, between the piston and crankpin, and of main bearing, Coulomb's friction law is applied.
First billet of the cheek with a crankpin in the form of a boss is melted (Figure 1, a).
Crankpin grinding using an indexing-type cylindrical grinder involves rotating the crankshaft in a fixture in which the shaft's main bearings are offset by one-half the distance of the stroke while the crankpin sidewalls, radii, and diameter are plunge-ground using a wheel dressed to full width.
Cinetic Landis engineers initially proposed orbital grinding of crankpins on large diesel crankshafts while recognizing that the concentric main bearing journals of these parts have typically been ground on single-wheel, inline cylindrical grinders.
has developed its Crank Center grinder that uses a single, narrow CBN wheel to make multiple orbital-grinding passes and a final wiping of each eccentric-diameter crankpin.
They take each element so seriously that they have applied to register the unique sound of their V-twin, common crankpin motorcycle engines.
A low, gutteral growl", "two long vrooms followed by four shorter vrooms" and the sound of saying "potato, potato, potato" are descriptions by Harley owners of the distinctive exhaust sound produced by Harley-Davidson's v-twin, common crankpin motorcycle engine.
Analysis of crankpin failure in a single cylinder engine", International journal of mechanical engineering and robotic research Issn 2278 - 0149 3: 4.