An explanation of thermal behaviour of thick film strain gauges
Zheng, Yulan, Atkinson, John and Sion, Russell (2003) An explanation of thermal behaviour of thick film strain gauges. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 36, (9), 1153-1158. (doi: 10.1088/0022-3727/36/9/314).
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Earlier study shows that resistor thickness of the thick film strain gauge can affect its temperature characteristic, which is usually a roughly parabolic curve. Thicker resistors tend to exhibit a higher positive temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) and a lower T&min;, the temperature at which the TCR changes to zero in the curve. This paper presents a possible explanation of this observation based on an analysis of strain profiles and resistivity behaviour difference in resistors with different thicknesses subjected to temperature variation.
|Subjects:||T Technology > T Technology (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences
|Date Deposited:||27 Mar 2006|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 12:04|
|Contributors:||Zheng, Yulan (Author)
Atkinson, John (Author)
Sion, Russell (Author)
|Contact Email Address:||email@example.com|
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