Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsEngineering · 3 months ago

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

1 Answer

  • 2 months ago

    The 5/16 is the smallest size solid shaft. The shear strength is dependent on the material.

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