Question:-
The piston rod and the crosshead in a stream engine are usually connected by means of :
Option (A)
Cotter joint
Option (B)
Knuckle joint
Option(C)
Ball joint
Option(D)
Universal joint
Correct Option:
(A)
Question Solution:
The piston rod and the crosshead in steam engine is connected by cotter joint. It is used when no relative motion between the rods is desirable, cotters are normally driven at right angle to the axis of connected part which are subjected to tensile or compressive stresses.
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