strain gauge


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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 Bell-Boeing engineers, in working up a scheme by which to power the shaft-mounted electronics and retrieve strain gauge signals from the spinning rotors, elected to use the slip-ring system that would be in place on the Osprey anyway.
A bolt with integrated strain gauge was used that was calibrated to a maximum of 30 kN.
10] - initial resistance of a strain gauge (for deflection [X.
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If strain gauges are used, it is possible to achieve good results with a small amount of measurement points, and the measurement equipment can be set so individual loading components can be scanned directly during flight.
Both the strain gauge and the measuring circuit are, in the physical sense, passive components.
Therefore, a sensor with strain gauges was designed for the purpose of biaxial force measurement.
Figure 4 presents comparison of torque versus time behavior derived from strain gauge signals during calibration on TSHB apparatus.
Louis Statham, a physicist at the Curtiss-Wright Airplane Company, subsequently developed an unbonded strain gauge and pioneered a transducer manufacturing company using this technology.
Moving a strain gauge even slightly on the board may yield drastically different results.
Typical examples are mechanical systems, such as the micrometer screw and precisely machined contact points that are integrated within proving ring transducers, and electrical voltage-ratio measuring instruments supplied by customers for connection to strain gauge load cells.
PHI] is angle of rotation of corresponding strain gauge towards selected direction x