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Strain Measurement Tips & Tricks
The reference book on experimental stress analysis using strain gauges
Get a complete overview of the topic of "An Introduction to Stress Analysis and Transducer Design using Strain Gauges - in Karl Hofmann's 250-page reference book.
Two how-to guides on strain gauges available
- Practical Hints for the Installation of Strain Gauges
- Applying the Wheatstone Bridge Circuit
What is Experimental Stress Analysis?
Determining and identifying stress in material: This is done using experimental stress analysis. Strain gauges are the principal measuring instrument used in this context.
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HBM Academy seminars and workshops are available where you will learn how to install strain gauges - step by step, by our highly-skilled trainers.
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Strain Measurement Articles
When you need to measure strain on an object, you are often doing so in a short timeframe. If the strain gauge is improperly installed, you can receive false measurements, which may cause you to spend even more time correcting these mistakes.