deformeter

deformeter

[dē′fȯr‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument used to measure minute deformations in materials in structural models.
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The deformeter is usually mounted on steel holders anchored to the two opposite rock faces of a joint, up to about 2 m apart (see Figs.
Rock mass displacement are measured perpendicular to the surface accommodating jacks with four short deformeters located within the flat jack or in a particular well.