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Wheatstone bridge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Wheatstone bridge a bridge used to measure resistances
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Usage

In literature:

To do this we use an instrument called the Wheatstone bridge.
"Cap'n Eri" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
This involves the use of the balanced Wheatstone bridge.
"Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1" by Kempster Miller
The maximum sensitiveness of the galvanometer is retained when the connection is made with the Wheatstone bridges.
"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
These will be very handy in connection with a "Wheatstone's bridge" for comparing resistances.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
The wires from the brushes are connected with the Wheatstone's bridge.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 8" by Various
Christie (1784-1865) in 1833, and subsequently called the Wheatstone Bridge.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2" by Various
Measurement of resistance: (a) volt-ammeter method, (b) Wheatstone bridge method.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
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In news:

Wheatstone bridge is a very useful circuit.
Wheatstone bridge is a very useful circuit.
To measure it accurately, a Wheatstone bridge or some other familiar amplifying circuit is used.
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In science:

To appreciate the utility of the ∆-Y and Y-∆ transforms, the reader is invited to apply them on the Wheatstone bridge.
Fractal and Multifractal Scaling of Electrical Conduction in Random Resistor Networks
This reduced the task to finding the so c alled ‘bridge’ functional B [h(r)] (so named due to its diagrammatic similarity to the famous Wheatstone bridge) rather than the entire closure relation.
Computers and Liquid State Statistical Mechanics
Except for ‘Wheatstone bridge’ type configurations, these are also those sites which carry non-zero current if the lattice is made of a finite resistance conductor, and a potential difference is applied between A and B.
Conductivity Exponent and Backbone Dimension in 2-d Percolation
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