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Given: A motor driving a solid steel shaft transmits 40 h.p. to the gear at B. The shaft spins at 500 r.p.m. The allowable shear stress in the steel shaft is 6000 psi.

Req'd: Determine the torque acting at the gear T.

T =  lb-in.  (1%)