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Community of Practice for Mechanics
in Engineering


The effect of torque is of primary concern in the design of drive shafts or axles in machinery. The objective of this Adaptive Tutorial is to work through the aspects of internal torque, torsional shear stress and the angle of twist along the drive shafts or axles.

Solid Mechanics
Topics Covered:
Torsion in shafts
Academic in charge:
A/Prof. G. Prusty