Problem Statement: ME Board October 1995
A 2-inch solid shaft is driven by a 36-inch gear and transmits power at 120 rpm. If the allowable shearing stress is 12 psi, what horsepower can be transmitted?
- A. 29.89 Hp
- B. 35.89 Hp
- C. 38.89 Hp
- D. 34.89 Hp
The total horsepower that can be transmitted is 35.89 Hp.
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