Bridge circuits with strain gauges

Relationship between the strain in µm/m and the bridge output in mV/V for full, half and quarter bridges.

Basics of the bridge circuit

Formulas and derivations for Wheatstone bridge circuit.

Selection of strain gauges

General information about the selection of the strain gauges

Wiring diagrams

Connection diagrams for compensating mechanical disturbances for the most common cases of load, such as bending, torsion, normal force, shear stress.

Function test with shunt resistor

Equations for the shunt calibration with shunt resistor (Shunt adjustment).

Stress analysis with strain gauges

Equations for the stress analysis with strain gauge rosettes 0/45°/90°, type FAER.


Frequently asked questions about strain.

Training::strain gauge application

Do you need help with the bonding of strain gauges?

In this section, you will learn more about the steps of the strain gauge application.

Strain gauge::catalogs

Strain catalogs of the manufacturer Vishay and HBM

Strain gauge::literature

Literature to the strain gauge technology.