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The power transmitted by a belt is maximum when the maximum tension in the belt is __________of centrifugal tension.

(a) one-third

(b) two-third

(c) double

(d) three times

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Correct option is (d) three times

Easiest explanation: When the power transmitted is maximum, 1/3rd of the maximum tension is absorbed as centrifugal tension.

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