Accession Number : AD0761083

Title :   Adaptation of the IITRI Soil Strain Gage for Dynamic Measurements on Long Cable Lengths and Single Coil Set Operation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Ingram,James K. ; Bonner,George P.

Report Date : MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The report describes the successful development of an electronics package and procedure which permits remote calibration and direct recording IITRI-type soil strain gages, eliminating the cumbersome dummy gage balance set normally required. The applicability of the system was proven in actual field testing on Project BACKFILL. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STRAIN GAGES, CALIBRATION), (*UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS, ELECTRONIC RECORDING SYSTEMS), TEST METHODS, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, OPERATION, REMOTE CONTROL

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE