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I am trying to calculate contact stress for a shaft on a hole. The purpose of this calculation is to see if the diaphram on which the hole exists is thick enough to handle the shaft radial load. Easiest approximation would be to use a simple formula for bearing stress (stress = force / (t*d)), but more accurate approximation is required.

A formula for cylinder on a cylinder seems to be available from many different sources, but I can't find a formula for cylinder in a cylindrical hole. The closest thing I've come up with is fromRoark's Formulas 7th EditionCh.14.4 Table 14.1 Case 2.c "cylinder in a cylindrical socket", but this equation results in a zero denominator if the cylinder and hole diameters are equal.

Can anyone help me with this..?

Thanks

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# Shaft hertzian contact stress?

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