Articles

June 18, 2018
I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “throw spaghetti against the wall and see what sticks.”  Or as the stress analyst will rephrase “throw a strain gage against the...
June 11, 2018
Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details – Heraclitus (c. 535-c. 475 B.C.) The laws of Newtonian physics go hand-in-hand with engineering. The...
June 1, 2018
Energy storage management is considered to be emerging market and by using the new sensor it could help to reduce the cost and increase the applicability of many IOT devices and electric automobiles...
May 25, 2018
     Give or take a year, the electrical resistance strain gage is eighty years old. After all that time, it continues to be the primary means of measuring mechanical strain....
May 22, 2018
The Marquette SAE Baja team utilized strain gages provided by Micro-Measurements® to record data that will help with the design verification and future designs of the vehicle. The goal of the...
May 18, 2018
Advanced Sensors Technology can help athletes be faster, stronger and more efficient. In the challenging and competitive world of sports, a small fraction of a second might be all that separates a...
May 11, 2018
Strain gages from Micro-Measurements® were used by the University of Washington ECOCAR 3 team to validate the design of the front electronics shelf and generator structure mount in the car. The...
May 8, 2018
With precision load cell manufacturers producing weighing devices capable of making measurements with inaccuracies as small 0.1% of full scale using bonded resistance strain gages, most stress...
April 18, 2018
Strain gage installers (= stress analysts) sometimes have trouble getting the strain gage sensors to bond to the test structure, when using the cellophane tape method of gage handling, for example,...
April 13, 2018
Stress analysis is often not well understood by corporate management, particularly by managers who rose to their administrative positions through nontechnical channels. In many companies the stress...