Of the following solid shafts diameter, which is the smallest that can be used for the rotor of a 6 hp motor operating at 4500 rpm,..?
if the maximum shear stress for the shaft is 8500 psi?
A. 5/16 in
B. 3/8 in
C. 1/2 in
D. 1 in
- PhilomelLv 72 months ago
The 5/16 is the smallest size solid shaft. The shear strength is dependent on the material.
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