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  1. #1 Translating circular motion to linear motion 
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    I am looking for the best (minimum energy lost) and most reliable way to translate a circular motion to linear motion.

    Is it possible to utilize hydraulics physics to achieve the translation? How?


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    You can do it with cams, like in a car engine.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camshaft


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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sc...er_display.jpg

    There's also a hydraulic version.
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