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Appeared in Year: 2012



A resistance strain gauge is fastened to a steel fixture and subjected to a stress of . If the gauge factor is 3 and the modulus of elasticity of steel is , then the fractional change in resistance of the strain gauge due to the applied stress is –

(Note: The gauge factor is defined as the ratio of the fractional change in resistance to the fractional change in length. ) (June)


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