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Uniform circular motion and simple harmonic motion: find the maximum acceleration of the pistons and their maximum speed

The pistons in an internal combustion engine undergo a motion that is approximately simple harmonic. If the amplitude of motion is 3.5 cm, and the engine runs at 1700 rev/min, find (a) the maximum acceleration of the pistons and(b) their maximum speed.

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