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Given: A thin-walled cylindrical pressure vessel contains a gas at pressure of 30 psi. The average radius is R = 6.5 in., and the thickness is t = 0.45 in.

Req'd: Determine the maximum in-plane shear stress in the cylindrical section tmax.

tmax =  ksi  (1%)