# Lewis form factor for 14½° composite and full depth involute system is (where T = Number of teeth)

A. 0.124 - (0.684/T)

B. 0.154 - (0.912/T)

C. 0.175 - (0.841/T)

D. None of these

**Answer: Option A **

**The maximum bending stress in a curved beam having symmetrical section always occur at the**

A. Centroidal axis

B. Neutral axis

C. Inside fiber

D. Outside fiber

**Which of the following statement is wrong?**

A. The pitch of rivets is obtained by equating the tearing resistance of the plate to the shearing resistance of the rivets

B. The pitch of rivets should not be less than 2d, where d is the diameter of rivet hole

C. The maximum value of the pitch of rivets for a longitudinal joint of a boiler, as per I.B.R., is given by Pmax = C.t + 41.28 mm

D. According to I.B.R., the thickness of butt strap shall not be less than 5 mm

**The shear stress at a point in a shaft subjected to a torque is**

A. Directly proportional to the polar moment of inertia and to the distance of the point from the axis

B. Directly proportional to the applied torque and inversely proportional to the polar moment of inertia

C. Directly proportional to the applied torque and the polar moment of inertia

D. Inversely proportional to the applied torque and the polar moment of inertia

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