What is shear stress on neutral axis for triangular section?

Q.  What is the shear stress acting along the neutral axis, over a triangular section?
- Published on 21 Sep 15

a. 2.66 (S/bh)
b. 1.5 (S/bh)
c. 0.375 (S/bh)
d. None of the above

ANSWER: 2.66 (S/bh)


  • Ajju   -Posted on 09 Nov 19
    2h/3 pr hota hai
  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 24 Nov 15
    - In triangular section, maximum shear stress does not act on the neutral axis but occurs at a distance of h/2.

    - Maximum shear stress at neutral axis is given as

    τ = (8/3) (S/bh) = 2.66 (S/bh)

    S is the shear force, b is the base and H is the height of triangle.

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