Measurement of strain due to torque and thrust loads on full scale propeller shafts

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
Subjectstrain measurement; rotating shaft; thrust; torque; propulsion trial
AbstractThe report describes the theoretical and practical aspects of measuring very small levels of thrust and torque strain on a rotating propeller shaft. The placement of strain gages, the measuring instruments, calibration methods, and sources of error are also discussed.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5533
NPARC number8895556
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Record identifiercfb8c4d9-dc46-4cfa-9f72-340b445cdf6c
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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