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Case 62: Useful shaft stress equations to remember

05.01.2011  |  Sofronas, T.,  Consulting Engineer, Houston, Texas

Committing several equations to memory can be useful

Keywords: [maintenance] [pump torque] [shaft failure]

Remembering complex equations is not required for reasonable on-the-spot answers. Neither are sophisticated computer studies when a quick screening study will be satisfactory. This case history shows simple equations1 that have been useful for making quick decisions.

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