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In a single V-belt drive having 30° groove angle, the cross-section area of belt is 350 mm^2 and mass density of belt material is 1400 kg/m^3. The maximum tension transmitted through the belt in kN is ________

(a) 4.1

(b) 3.1

(c) 2.1

(d) 1.1

I got this question in final exam.

The origin of the question is Mechanical Power Transmission in portion Mechanical Power Transmission of Farm Machinery

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Right option is (c) 2.1

To elaborate: σmax = tension/area

Tension = σmax * area = 6000*1000*\(\frac{350}{1000000} \)

Tension = 2.1 KN.

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