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    Shearing Stress

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    Two bars, one having a circular section of radius b, the other an elliptic section with semiaxes a,b.

    For equal angles of twist, which bar experiences the larger shearing stress?

    For equal allowable shearing stresses, which one resists a larger twisting moment?

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    The solution discusses which bar experiences the larger shearing stress.

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