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Homework Help: Size shaft is required to transmit 100 Hp @ 1000 rpm

  1. May 8, 2009 #1
    what size shaft is required to transmit 100 Hp @ 1000 rpm ,if max shear stress is 10,000 psi .angle of twist must be less than 1 degree /ft .shaft is made of steel.
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  3. May 8, 2009 #2


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    Re: shaft

    You need to show us the relevant equations and your attempt at a solution before we can help you on your question.
  4. May 9, 2009 #3
    Re: shaft

    You might want to refer a handbook!!
  5. May 11, 2009 #4


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    Re: shaft

    Refer to the military handbook, MIL-HDBK-776 (AR) Shafts, Elastic Torsional Stress Analysis of

    It has EXACTLY what you need.
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