You’ve all mis understood me – so I will say this only once (or perhaps twice for Dave Bushell’s benefit).
Because there is insufficient material in a Scott crank, it is impossible to balance the reciprocationg portion of the con-rod and piston assembly etc.
Instead, the lesser expedient is used of swamping the out-of-balance forces with a fairly massive flywheel. With me so far?????
Well, I know experiments have been done to remove two areas of metal from the side of the flywheel rim to purposely cause an out of balance effect or a “wobble” – the intention being that this induced wobbly counterbalances the forces created by the unbalanced cranks
(“unbalaced cranks” not being a reference to the recent A.G.M.)
Now are you with me?
Does anyone have info, calculations or procedure etc. of how flywheels can be so doctered?
Regards to all,