Question:-
The above figure shows a cam with a circular profile, rotating with a uniform angular velocity of w rad/s. What is the nature of displacement of the follower?

Option (A)
Uniform
Option (B)
Parabolic
Option(C)
Simple harmonic
Option(D)
Cycloidal
Correct Option:
(C)
Question Solution:

x = R – ecos q - (R-e)
x = e (1-cos q)
This thee equation of S.H.M
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