gage length

gage length

[′gāj ‚leŋkth]
(engineering)
Original length of the portion of a specimen measured for strain, length changes, and other characteristics.
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Metal foil type strain gage (Type EC-AL-5-GF 1-350-L), made in Japan with gage length 5mm, width 1.
The specimen was designed with the purpose of carrying out multiaxial fatigue tests so the gage length was so short to avoid torsional buckling.
In the calculation the effective gage length is determined as 5.
Price (1975) studied the effect of gage length on the stiffness and strength of sweetgum flakes.
60 (1) Tension properties were measured at a gage length of 3.
This assures near constant energy along the length of the specimen gage length.
No extension meter was available, so to measure elongation, a 25 mm gage length was marked on a sample of each material and a ruler held next to the sample during testing.
The gage length of the tensile specimen can vary from standard to standard, and this will affect measurement of elongation.
This is true matching - not just gage design or gage length, but the whole bit including the cutting structure," Reese said.
The specimen is designed with the purpose of carrying out multiaxial fatigue tests so the gage length is so short to avoid torsional buckling.
The thickness and cross-sectional gage length were measured and recorded.
Specimens with enhanced orientation levels distributed more uniformly along the gage length tended to exhibit higher tensile strengths.