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Wheatstone Bridge Nonlinearity Errors

A StrainSmart calculator for
Two Active Gages
Two active gages with equal strains of the same sign -- used on opposite sides of column with low thermal gradient (bending cancellation, for instance.)

 
Dependent Variables
Actual Strain (microstrain),
Incremental Error (microstrain),
% Actual Strain (percentage)

 
Independent Variables
Inputs
Gage Factor (nondimensional),

 
Poisson's Ratio (nondimensional),

 
Indicated Strain (microstrain),

 
Functions
 
 
Dependent Variable
Calculations
If the gage factor of the instrument is set at the gage factor of the gage:
 
Actual Strain (microstrain),

 
Incremental Error (microstrain),

 
% Actual Strain