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Given: Under a certain applied torque, a thin-walled titanium
(G = 40 GPa) shaft of length L = 2 m, radius R = 80 mm, and thickness t = 5 mm, experiences an angle of twist of q = 5°.

Req'd: Determine the shear stress in the shaft t.

t =  MPa  (1%)  

thin-walled shaft in torsion