A simple wire-tension measurement system

Kohzaburo Fujimoto, Masashi Hirose, Kenji Inami, Akimasa Ishikawa, Iku Nagai, Takayoshi Ohshima

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Using an oscilloscope as a differential amplifier, we built a simple and easily constructed system for wire-tension measurements by means of detecting the 3rd-harmonic signal of a mechanically vibrating wire, caused by an oscillating electric force.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2068-2069
Number of pages2
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
Issue number4 SUPPL. A
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Apr
Externally publishedYes


  • Chamber
  • Oscillating electric force
  • RC circuit
  • Third harmonic resonance oscillation
  • Wire tension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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