Torsion Constant for Square Cross-section

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Classical Mechanics

torsion constant square 1Torsion Constant for Square Cross-section formula

\(\large{ J = 2.25 \; a^4 }\)   

Where:

 Units English Metric
\(\large{ J }\)  (Greek symbol alpha) = torsion constant \(\large{\frac{lbf-ft}{rad}}\) \(\large{\frac{N-m}{rad}}\)
\(\large{ a }\) = half the edge length of a square \(\large{in}\) \(\large{m}\)

 

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