Design and Calibration of a three component load cell

Muralidhara, HS and Jagannatha Rao, B and Chidananda, MS and Krishna Kumar, VS (1996) Design and Calibration of a three component load cell. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

A three-component strain gauge load cell for the measurement of thrust produced by a vectored nozzle was designed and calibrated .The load cell had the capability to measure a maximum of '300 Kgf in axial, 100 Kgf each in pitch and yaw directions . The main features of the load cell design were minimum interaction and reasonably high output . This report deals with the design and the calibration tests carried out in respect of this load cell which was subsequently used for experimental studies on scaled vectored nozzles.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Load cell, thrust measurement, strain gauge balance
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aircraft Propulsion and Power
Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2013 04:10
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2013 04:10
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/11452

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