The shaft design software easily calculates diameter of shaft. Followings are the snapshot screens. Click here to download software.
Click on window to start program.
In this window, Enter the length of shaft, driving pulley diameter and driven pulley diameter.
In this window, Enter locations of pulleys.
In this window, Select type of loading.
In this window, Enter coefficient of friction between pulley and belt, contact angle and tension (T1) or tension (T2). It automatically calculates remaining loads.
In this window, click Draw Torque Diagram.
Load Diagram is shown.
In this window, click Draw Bending Moment Diagram.
In this window, Enter allowable stresses of shaft material. It will automatically calculates minimum required shaft diameter.