Definition of Strain gauge

1. Noun. A gauge for measuring strain in a surface.

Exact synonyms: Strain Gage
Generic synonyms: Gage, Gauge



Definition of Strain gauge

1. Noun. A device that measures the strain in a structural element by measuring changes in electrical resistance of a sensor attached to the element under investigation. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strain Gauge

straightly
straightnesses
straights
straightway
straightways
straik
straiked
straiking
straiks
strain
strain burst
strain energy
strain gage
strain gauge (current term)
strain gauges
strainable
strainably
strained
strained silicon
strainer
strainer vine
strainers
strainful
straining
straining beam
straining beams
strainings
strainmeter

Literary usage of Strain gauge

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1. Mechanical Testing: A Treatise in Two Volumes by Reginald George Cyril Batson, James Henry Hyde (1922)
"A strain gauge is a special form of extensometer used to measure changes in length on the surface of various portions of a structure or test-bar. ..."

2. Plethysmography: Safety, Effectiveness, & Clinical Utility in Diagnosing by Thomas V. Holohan (1996)
"strain gauge Plethysmography strain gauge plethysmography has been used to evaluate ... strain gauge plethysmography was originally introduced into clinical ..."

3. NBS Special Publication (1920)
"strain gauge Measurements of 35o-Ton Crane. The Navy Department has recently built at Philadelphia a 350- ton fitting out crane for placing heavy objects, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1915)
"The stresses in the reinforcement were read by an exten- someter which is a modification of the Berry strain gauge used to read stresses on the concrete, ..."

5. NBS Special Publication (1919)
"Strain-gauge readings were taken with a 10-inch Berry strain gauge, ... The strain-gauge work done on this structure showed that all stresses on the various ..."

6. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo (2002)
"... The elongation of the specimen was detected by both the differential transformer and a strain gauge which was temporally attached to the specimen. ..."

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