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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Common methods use strain gauges and image correlation photogrammetry, while some other methods are available which measure the displacement and then calculate the strain.
Stress mechanism calibrated by strain gauge, with base platform and monitor panel.
In the classical system of hole drilling method (blind hole) rosette type strain gauges is used (ASTM E 837) that have a center mark locator for drilling (Fig.
where W--constant (W = 100 was assumed), [R.sub.1i]--measured value of resistance for deflection [X.sub.i] (where the number of measurements i = 1 to 100), [R.sub.10] - initial resistance of a strain gauge (for deflection [X.sub.1] = 0 mm).
Stress measurements were carried out using 2 mm long, 120 [OMEGA] foil type strain gauges, and an ac strain gauge bridge.
The basic issue of measuring with strain gauges is to locate them properly on the structure.
When there is a change in strain gauge resistance caused by a strain and the slightest amount of change is detected, the bridge circuit loses its symmetry and becomes unbalanced.
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.
Automation of the weight-changing mechanisms of these machines was accomplished about 1989, along with the implementation of instruments for the precise automated measurement of the responses of strain gauge load cells used for measuring force.