A thick cylindrical shell having ro and ri as outer and inner radii, is subjected to an internal pressure (p). The maximum tangential stress at the inner surface of the shell is Strength of Materials

  • [p (r₀² + ri²)] / (r₀² - ri²)
  • [p (r₀² - ri²)] / (r₀² + ri²)
  • 2pri²/ (r₀² - ri²)
  • (r₀² - ri²) / 2pri²
Answer: [p (r₀² + ri²)] / (r₀² - ri²)
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