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strain gauge

A very fine wire or thin foil which exhibits a change in resistance proportional to the mechanical strain imposed on it; usually mounted on or bonded to some type of carrier material or wound on a jig or fixture; used in the experimental determination of stresses.
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The preload is measured by means of a quarter-bridge strain gauge in the shank of the bolt.
The strain gauges were stuck on thin, cuboidal beams made of tool steal.
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Trials undertaken compared the results of dummy test coupons, instrumented with both strain gauges against laser-system markers and calibrated extensometers.
Strain gauges were installed first in defined positions, and the calibration of the whole construction according to the aforementioned equations followed.
To truly grasp the benefits of strain gauge technology, it is important to first understand the construction and operation of the strain gauge itself.
Therefore, a sensor with strain gauges was designed for the purpose of biaxial force measurement.
The strain gauges on the incident bar are mounted in such a way that the distance between the strain gauges and the specimen is more than the distance between the clamp and the torque pulley.
Twelve (including three spares) Sawbones[R] proximal femurs were mounted and strain gauges attached in the same manner as described above.
Moving a strain gauge even slightly on the board may yield drastically different results.
Into a special cone form adapted borehole bottom the conical probe with a set of metal strain gauges on its lateral area is cemented in.
An array of sensitive piezoresistive strain gauges embedded within the implant's custom designed tibial tray create four distinct load cells--two located in the medial compartment of the knee, and two located within the lateral compartment of the knee.