Numerical - Power transmitting capacity, given allowable tension, velocity & mass
Q. A V-belt pulley has belt velocity 20 m/s and mass 0.7 kg per meter. If allowable tension in the belt is 600 N then what will be the power transmitting capacity of belt?
(Assume μ = 0.5 & θ = 2.5 rad) - Published on 19 Oct 15
a. 3.75 kW
b. 3.2 kW
c. 4.5 kW
d. 5.23 kW
ANSWER: 4.5 kW