Strain Gauge Rosette Measurement Using a Coke Can as a Thin Walled Pressure Vessel

In this Micro-Measurements® iNotes™ video, Anton Chittey of Vishay Measurements Group UK uses a Micro-Measurements rosette (CEA-13-125UR-350) and a System 8000 with StrainSmart Software to obtain principal strains and stresses, and their direction, on the aluminum wall of the Coke can as the pressure within the can is relieved.