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Technical Notes, Memorandums
Brief of AIAA recommended practice for terminology and calibration methods
Maximum Gage Excitation Voltage Limits for Task Balances,
D. D. McMurchy, 1977
Lubrication of Balance and Sting Components, P.W. Laut, 1976
Wind Tunnel Balance Calibration Correlation, Willard Smith, 1972
Calibration and Storage of Task S/G Balances, Inder Chabra, 1963
1960s Able Corporation Balance Description
1960s Task Corporation Balance Description
Forms and Tools for balances:
Balance Inspection Instructions
Balance Constant Conversion
Taper Pins and Installation Tools
Rcal (shunt) Resistor Estimates
Creating Shunt Calibration Values for Balances
Balance Pin Hole Location, Standard Format for Task/Able Balances
Force and Moment Sign Convention
Typical Wiring Connections of Task/Able Balances to Ames Wind Tunnel Data System
Task/Able balance purchases and repairs by
Aerophysics Research Instruments
1869 Pomona Road, Unit A
Corona, CA 92880
(Aerophysics acquired much of the intellectual property from Task/Able)
Interactive Guide to Strain Gage Technology by MicroMeasurements, Inc.
Triumph Aerospace Force Measurement Systems
AIAA Recommended Practice for Calibration and Use of Internal Strain-Gage Balances with Application to Wind Tunnel Testing (R-091-2003e)
AIAA Ground Testing Technical Committee (GTTC)
The production of a calibration signal by temporarily connecting a resistor in parallel with resistive components in the arm of a Wheatstone bridge to simulate a specific decrease in resistance of those components.
Shunt Calibration Resistor:
Resistor temporarily installed in parallel with resistive components in a Wheatstone bridge arm to simulate a specific decrease in resistance of those components.
Wind Tunnel Related
Tri Models, Inc.,Wind Tunnel Models and Test Hardware.
NACA Report 1135 on Equations, Tables, and Charts for Compressible Flow