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Basic Mechanical Engineering by Pravin Kumar

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18

Mechanical Measurement

Chapter Objectives

In this chapter, you will learn about:

  • Principles and applications of mechanical measurement
  • Measurement equipment and techniques
  • Temperature measurement
  • Pressure measurement
  • Velocity measurement
  • Flow measurement
  • Strain gauge
  • Force and torque measurement
  • Vernier caliper
  • Micrometer
  • Dial gauges and slip gauges
  • Sine bar and combination set
18.1  INTRODUCTION

In order to produce components, manufacturer have to know whether the components meet the required dimensional and accuracy standards. Companies carrying out maintenance activities also need to know that the components they are working with, repairing or servicing are to the required size and accuracy. Measurement plays an important role in ...

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