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ANALYSIS OF TORSIONAL RIGIDITY OF CIRCULAR BEAMS WITH DIFFERENT ENGINEERING MATERIALS SUBJECTED TO ST. VENANT TORSION

Agarana, M. C. and Agboola, O.O. (2015) ANALYSIS OF TORSIONAL RIGIDITY OF CIRCULAR BEAMS WITH DIFFERENT ENGINEERING MATERIALS SUBJECTED TO ST. VENANT TORSION. International Journal of Research in Engineering & Technology (IMPACT: IJRET), 3 (2). pp. 33-46. ISSN 2321-8843

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Abstract

Many engineering structures, such as airplane wings, beams and shafts are subjected to higher torsional forces today due to advancement in Structural Engineering, in terms of size and technology. In this paper, we analyzed the resistance of circular beams, of different engineering materials, to their corresponding twisting moments. We obtained the torsional rigidity for the different beams as the ratio of twisting moment to the angle of twist per unit length. It is observed that torsional rigidity of the beams is a function of their areas and the engineering material they are made up of. Specifically it is observed that the circular beam made up of brass engineering material has the greatest torsional rigidity among the twelve engineering materials considered.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Beams, Torsional Rigidity, Twisting Moment, St. Venant Torsion, Brass
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Mathematics
Depositing User: Mrs Aderonke Olufunke Asaolu
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2015 17:20
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2015 17:20
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3898

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