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Shear stress with 4 bots

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Homework Statement



A flange coupling is use to transmit torque of 1500 Nm between two shafts. The coupling has four 8mm dia. bolts equally spaced on a PCD of 175mm. Determine the shear stress on the bolts

Homework Equations



[itex]fs=\frac{F}{A}[/itex]

The Attempt at a Solution



Back of the book answer = 85.3MPa. but I don't know how they get this answer.
 

Answers and Replies

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It's ok, disaster averted.

Just use t=F*r to convert the torque to a force acting on the bolt's.

Unfortunately TAFE forgot to give me this formula before giving me this question.
 

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