Optimizing Strain Gage (Strain Gauge) Excitation LevelsA calculator for
Inactive Series ResistorFor reducing bridge voltage & power-density over the grid area.
Corrections must be made to the indicated strains when an inactive resistor is utilized to reduce bridge voltage.
Power Density ( or ), , for combination of:
Heat Sink Condition (relative)
Test Type (static or dynamic)
Accuracy Requirement (relative),
Gage Resistance (ohms),
Grid Area ( or ),
Bridge Excitation (Vdc),
Inactive Resistor (ohms),