Explore BrainMass

Maximum horizontal shear and bending stress

See the attached file.
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.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com August 19, 2018, 11:33 am ad1c9bdddf


Solution Summary

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