# Relation between maximum & average shear stress - Circular cross-section

Q.  The ratio of maximum shear stress to average shear stress is 4/3 in _______
- Published on 21 Sep 15

a. circular cross-section
b. rectangular cross-section
c. square cross-section
d. all of the above

ANSWER: circular cross-section

#### Discussion

• bhavana   -Posted on 08 Nov 18
how to solve this ??
• Sajal   -Posted on 15 Oct 18
How to calculate this? Someone pl tell.
• Chandan   -Posted on 07 Jul 18
what is in case of square cross section?
• Baloch   -Posted on 08 Nov 16
Thanks @Sravanthi
• Sravanthi   -Posted on 24 Nov 15
- The ratio of maximum shear stress to average shear stress is 4/3 in circular cross-section.

- The ratio of maximum shear stress to average shear stress is 3/2 in rectangular cross-section.

- The ratio of maximum shear stress to average shear stress is 3/2 in triangular cross-section.

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