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What power is transmitted by belt and pulley arrangement, if tension on tight side of belt is 60 kg and tension on slack side is 25kg. The diameter and speed of driving pulley is 0.95 m and 250 rpm respectively.

(a) 5.239 KW

(b) 9.624 KW

(c) 2.264 KW

(d) 4.269 KW

The question was posed to me in class test.

The query is from Power Transmission System in division Ignition and Power Transmission of Farm Machinery

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Correct choice is (d) 4.269 KW

The explanation is: peripheral velocity = \(\frac{πDN}{60}=\frac{π*0.95*250}{60}\) = 12.4354 m/s

P = (T1-T2) * V

P = (60-25) * 9.81 * 12.4354 = 4.269 KW

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