Strain gage array

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Vindhyachal Takniki, Apr 12, 2015.

  1. Vindhyachal Takniki

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    1. What is meaning of array of strain gages.
    2. I have read here, http://www.ni.com/white-paper/10636/en/
    Does it mean a load cell which have array of strain gages

    or they can be connected in array. If yes what is configuration, how they are connected in array?
     
  2. ericgibbs

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    A full bridge load cell usually has an array of 4 strain gauges.
    Two of the strain gauges are in compression and the other two are in tension, when a load is applied to the cell.

    The word array means in this context, more than one gauge.
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