strain gauge


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Recent Examples on the Web At top, a microfinger showing the pneumatic balloon actuator (PBA) and liquid-metal strain gauge. IEEE Spectrum, 7 Mar. 2023 Most current methods, Balch adds, require the simultaneous use of two devices, like an electrode and a strain gauge, to answer both questions at the same time. Karmela Padavic-Callaghan, Wired, 12 July 2021 Sentons relies on a combination of a piezoelectric sensor and a strain gauge to mimic a physical button. Julian Chokkattu, Wired, 14 Jan. 2020 In their proof of concept, the Michigan team embedded two strain gauges in the sensor, which can pull apart like a slinky. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, 16 Oct. 2019 Coated with temperature-sensitive dyes, the fibers could also serve as strain gauges or mood rings. George Musser, Science | AAAS, 10 Oct. 2019 Scientists equipped the container with accelerometers and strain gauges to study how the fuel fared during its journey. Laura Yan, Popular Mechanics, 4 Aug. 2018 Using sensors like accelerometers and strain gauges, the teams measured how much shaking and rattling the faux-fuel endured during its trip. Rachel Becker, The Verge, 3 Aug. 2018 His career in technology spanned many decades, starting as a strain gauge technician at Combustion Engineering and culminating as a Service School Instructor for United Technologies., 22 Apr. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of strain gauge was in 1910

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“Strain gauge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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