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BSSM runs courses in the following subjects:

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Strain Analysis

Stress Analysis & Load Measurement


The Strain Analysis course provides an introduction to electrical resistance strain gauges and the associated circuits for strain measurement and transducer applications. It covers the installation of foil gauges using cyanoacrylate and epoxy adhesives, inspection of installations, the measurement of strain and load, and the use of rosettes to determine principal values.

The Stress Analysis and Load Measurement course provides instruction on the siting of strain gauges and the choice of gauge systems; it covers strain measurement, the correction of measured data, the determination of stress and yield load, the principal features of common load cells and refinement of the bridge circuit.

One day workshops and two day courses covering basic bonding and wiring techniques are run by companies who are corporate members of the BSSM. Details can be obtained from the BSSM office:

Amanda Boaler
Society Manager
2 Craven Common
Uffington
OXON SN7 7RN

Email: amandaboaler@bssm.org
Mobile : 07756 915295

For the dates of the next scheduled exams visit the training courses and exams page.

Events
1 Mar 2017
09:00-17:00
Level 1 Pre-Examination Seminar
15 Mar 2017
09:00-17:00
Level 1 Examination
27 Mar 2017 to
31 Mar 2017

09:00-17:00
Workshop on Experimental Mechanics
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