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Recent Examples on the Web Sentons relies on a combination of a piezoelectric sensor and a strain gauge to mimic a physical button. Julian Chokkattu, Wired, "Get Ready for More Phones With No Buttons," 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, "Using Japanese Paper Art To Heal the Human Body," 16 Oct. 2019 Coated with temperature-sensitive dyes, the fibers could also serve as strain gauges or mood rings. George Musser, Science | AAAS, "A fridge made from a rubber band? Twisted elastic fibers could cool your food," 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, "Can Nuclear Waste Survive a 14,500 Mile Journey?," 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, "Have nuclear fuel transportation cask, will travel," 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., "Robert B. Lougee," 22 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of strain gauge

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Strain gauge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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