# Torsion of a Shaft with a Toroidal Cavity

@article{Weiss1954TorsionOA, title={Torsion of a Shaft with a Toroidal Cavity}, author={George Weiss and Lawrence Edward Payne}, journal={Journal of Applied Physics}, year={1954}, volume={25}, pages={1321-1328} }

This paper gives the solution to the torsion problem for a near‐cylindrical shaft of circular section having a toroidal cavity. Since the interpretation of the axially symmetric problem as a flow problem in 5 dimensions is well known, the first part of the paper is devoted to developing a method for handling the flow problem about an n dimensional ring‐shaped body of general cross section. In the second part of the paper this method is applied to the case of an n dimensional torus ring. The…

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