# Mechanical Engineering - Strength of Materials - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Strength of Materials - Section 6 (Q.No. 2)

2.

For a shaft, the shear stress at a point is __________ the distance from the axis of the shaft.

Discussion:

7 comments Page 1 of 1.
VVG said:
3 years ago

If the shaft is under torsion, then the given answer is right.

On other cases, option C is the right answer.

On other cases, option C is the right answer.

Yuna said:
4 years ago

Shear stress = (twisting moment x distance of twisting moment from the center)/(polar moment of inertia).

Shear stress = (T x r) / J.

Shear stress = (T x r) / J.

(1)

Ayush said:
4 years ago

B is correct.

J is constant quantity.

J is constant quantity.

(1)

Shivam Rawat said:
5 years ago

How the answer is C? Please explain me.

Srilakshmi said:
6 years ago

Yes, answer c is the correct answer.

T/Jr=shear stress.

T/Jr=shear stress.

Balaji ballagiri said:
6 years ago

Absolutely the correct answer is option c.

Bhavik jagad said:
7 years ago

I think it's inversely proportional to.

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