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Unfortunately, I dont have a picture to upload, so I'll describe it the best that I can.

A prismatic bar AB of length L and solid circular cross section (diameter d) is loaded by a distributed torque of constant intensity t per unit distance. Determine the angle of twist W between the ends of the bar.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

d(Torque) = tdx --> Torque T = integral (from 0 to L) [tdx] = tL

W = int(0 to L) [T(x)dx/GI(x)] , where G = shear modulus, I = polar moment of inertia

Is my T(x) equal to T = tL ?

How do I find I? I realize that I = int over the area [x^2 dA], where x is the distance from the center to dA

Can i just use the formula I = [(pi)r^4]/4 for a solid bar?

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