I am trying to design a shear pin that will connect two drive shafts. I can calculate the shear stress that will be applied to the pin, however in order to design the pin to fail at a given stress level I have to employ a certain failure criterion. Any suggestions on how to relate the yield/tensile strength of a given material to the shear stress at which the pin will actually separate?
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