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July 22, 2019
Bio: Joe Flanagan has over 12 years in electronic engineering and design and is the current Project Engineer at Tacuna Systems. They provide hardware and service solutions for the for the strain...
July 3, 2019
Introduction to ASTM Standards (Tension, Fatigue, Shear, Compression) , Composites and Strain Gages? ASTM Standards and foil strain gage sensors touch every part of our everyday life. ASTM (...
July 3, 2019
We had a wonderful week at the Society for Experimental Mechanics ( https://sem.org/ ), Annual Conference and Exposition 2019 in Reno, Nevada. There were many biological, chemical, optical and...
May 28, 2019
Cracks in the PCBs — brittle fractures in solder and even across components, particularly around BGAs — can be induced by in-circuit test fixtures and during assembly, burn-in and testing...
May 28, 2019
In this Podcast Darryl and Tom discuss how temperature can impact your strain gage sensor measurements and what are the available solutions such as choosing the right Self-Temperature Compensation (S...
May 12, 2019
The vast technical data on strain measurement can make our job complex and confusing. Indeed, force measurements many times are complex and confusing. But more often than not they are neither....
May 9, 2019
To measure such small changes in resistance, Advanced Sensors Technology strain gage sensor configurations are based on the idea of a Wheatstone bridge. The three types of strain gage configurations...
May 6, 2019
Warning: Weight plays a crucial role in how your car will perform against the clock.  The task for this project was to build a circuit that can measure strain quantitatively on the suspension...
April 15, 2019
In this podcast, Darryl and Jim introduce the new C4A Series and C5K Series Advanced Sensors Technology strain gage sensors that are coming with pre-attached leads to eliminate the need to solder...
March 29, 2019
In this iLearn video Tom and Collin show how to achieve a practical Advanced Sensors C4A strain gage installation from «Scratch» or from start to finish. Advanced Sensors Technology...