Definition of Extensometer

1. n. An instrument for measuring the extension of a body, especially for measuring the elongation of bars of iron, steel, or other material, when subjected to a tensile force.

Definition of Extensometer

1. Noun. an electro-mechanical device for measuring changes in linear distance integral to an object undergoing deformation ¹

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Definition of Extensometer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extensometer

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extensometer (current term)
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Literary usage of Extensometer

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1. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey (1919)
"A Wire-wound Dial extensometer.—A measuring device which has a wide range ... Twice the relative displacement of the lower collar of the extensometer with ..."

2. Laboratory Manual of Testing Materials by William Kendrick Hatt, Herbert Henry Scofield (1920)
"Experiment B-4 TENSION TEST WITH extensometer In this experiment the strength ... Apply and adjust the extensometer, noting the length between the contact ..."

3. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1902)
"... Mirror extensometer.” Gus. C. Henning. Vol. xviii., p. 1020: “Autographic Recording Apparatus for Use in Testing Materials. ..."

4. Concrete-steel Construction by Henry Turner Eddy, Claude Allen Porter Turner (1914)
"Investigation of Structures by the Berry extensometer and Interpretation of ... In the investigation of concrete structures with the Berry extensometer, ..."

5. Experimental Engineering and Manual for Testing: For Engineers and for by Rolla Clinton Carpenter, Herman Diederichs (1911)
"OLSEN NEW WIRE extensometer. 64. Combined extensometer and Autographic Apparatus.— Various methods have been devised whereby the stress and strain diagram ..."

6. Catalogue of Stars Within Two Degrees of the North Pole Deduced from by Caroline Ellen Furness (1905)
"Perspective view of lateral extensometer. The proportions of this instrument were so adjusted that one division on the micrometer scale corresponded to ^¡гш ..."

7. Handbook of Testing Materials: For the Constructor. Part I. Methods by Adolf Martens (1899)
"Another extensometer with wrapping connector is that of Henning, 1884, shown by Fig. 4563. It consists of a large divided circle, C, 10 in. diam., ..."

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