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  • Main Title The development of electrical strain gages
  • Series Title NACA Technical Notes


  • Author: De Forest, A V
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Leaderman, H
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Originator: United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Creation: 1940-01-01


  • English


  • Content Description: The design, construction, and properties of an electrical-resistance strain gage consisting of fine wires molded in a laminated plastic are described. The properties of such gages are discussed and also the problems of molding of wires in plastic materials, temperature compensation, and cementing and removal of the gages. Further work to be carried out on the strain gage, together with instrument problems, is discussed.


  • Name: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
    Code: NACA
  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: pd
  • Rights Statement: No Copyright, Unclassified, Unlimited, Publicly available

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • 93R10810
  • URL:
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-744
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081520
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc54544