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Hollow shaft transmitting power with shear limits.

(a) Design a hollow steel shaft to transmit 300 hp at 75 rpm without exceeding a shear tress of 8000 psi. Use 1.2:1 as the ratio of the outside diameter to the inside diameter.
(b) What solid shaft could be used instead?

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The hallow shaft transmitting power with shear limits are examined. The ratio of the outside diameter to the inside diameters are given.

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