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Title: Developing a Measuring System Able to Determine the Mechanical Stress on a Rectangular Cross-Section Bar
Author(s): Laszlo Barothi   Daniela Voicu         

Abstract: This paper aims at developing a measuring system able to record the mechanical stress within the cross-section of a rectangular bar. The tested rectangular bar works as cantilever. It was instrumented with strain gauges, allowing to measuring the normal stress, then computing the deforming weight with the help of a transfer function. The experimental data were further validated with a FEM analyzing, modeling and simulating software.

Keywords: measuring system, mechanical stress, microcontroller, Wheatstone bridge

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