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Mate Trouble: Rotary/Wankel Engine
Hi! Today I started designing a rotary engine, for fun. Although the design is really simple at this moment, but I'm struggling with the mates. Check out the model below to follow along.
Q1) I've made a very simple cam-follower that is supposed to control the valve timing (although about everything about the timing and rotation is wrong atm, but that doesn't matter), but I'm failing to get both the centre shaft cam tangent to the rocker arm, and the pin at the other end of the rocker arm to work the slider (both tangent and pin/slot don't work).
Q2) How do you guys make your internal gears? For my rotor's internal gear I used the 'Spur Gear' custom feature and then used a boolean to cut it from my rotor, but it's not exactly accurate or ideal. Tips?
Thanks in advance!!