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Maximum horizontal shear and bending stress

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3. A 4 inch diameter solid circular shaft has a V-belt pulley attached to one end and is supported as shown below. The combined pulley weight and belt pull is 1000 lbs. Determine the magnitude and location of the:

(a) maximum horizontal shear stress
(b) maximum bending stress

Neglect the shaft weight.

Attachment has the drawing.

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Solution Summary

This solution determines the magnitude and location of maximum horizontal shear stress and the maximum bending while neglecting the shaft weight.