March 2019

March 22, 2019 - 2:23pm
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a smooth, safe ride through the Analog-Digital world. Occasionally, I hear the following question and complaint , “Why should I continue using foil strain gage sensors when...
March 18, 2019 - 4:02pm
Because a strain gage performs no better than the adhesive with which it is bonded to the test specimen, the adhesive is a vitally important component in every strain sensor installation. Although...
March 8, 2019 - 4:33pm
In this podcast Anton discusses about Self-Temperature Compensation (S-T-C). All gages with XX as the second code group in the gage designation are self-temperature-compensated for use on structural...
March 8, 2019 - 2:22pm
The title of this note may appear tautologous to the casual reader, but the reference here is to more than the obvious difference between mechanical and electrical phenomena. (Attention: Civil,...
March 1, 2019 - 2:36pm
Becoming a detective in stress analysis requires both experience, training and studying two major fields: Failure avoidance, which is also known as condition based maintenance (CBM) and failure...