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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/09 Portable Tractor Trailer Strain Gauge Based Katie Pistner, Stephen Fike, Melissa Aul
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5/7/09 Design Specifications Tractor Trailer Weighing System
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5/7/09 Must support a 20,000 pound load per axel, including instances of overloading. Must accommodate a standard 18- wheeler. The weighing system must be portable and user-friendly. Must use a system of strain gauges to weigh the tractor trailer, relating the strain on the gauge to a
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5/7/09 Weighing System Analysis Designed to weigh one axle at a time, with a scale under each side of the axle. Four post strain gauge system is sandwiched between two steel pads. Includes entrance and exit ramps for easy access. Includes a state of the art leveling
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Dimension Analysis Strain Gauge Dimensions Cross sectional area of the strain gauge: Found by manipulating the relationship between load, cross-sectional area, the modulus of elasticity, and strain. Using the following values:
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