The shafts that are rotating or transmitting torque are not connected by it. for instance, the connection between a steam engine's crosshead and piston rod. A socket and spigot joint is another name for the Cotter joint. The Cotter's joint is composed of three major components. (I) Cotter (II) Spigot (III) Socket
A cotter joint is used to connect two rods which are in? (A) Tension only (B) Compression only (C) Tension and Compression (D) Shear only
Two rods that are in tension and compression are joined together using a cotter joint.
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