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Edition Date: January 2019

Part Number: 370471AM-01

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Data Type: int32
Description: Specifies the bridge configuration of the strain gages.


Valid values

DAQmx_Val_FullBridgeI 10183 Four active gages with two pairs subjected to equal and opposite strains.
DAQmx_Val_FullBridgeII 10184 Four active gages with two aligned with maximum principal strain and two Poisson gages in adjacent arms.
DAQmx_Val_FullBridgeIII 10185 Four active gages with two aligned with maximum principal strain and two Poisson gages in opposite arms.
DAQmx_Val_HalfBridgeI 10188 Two active gages with one aligned with maximum principal strain and one Poisson gage.
DAQmx_Val_HalfBridgeII 10189 Two active gages with equal and opposite strains.
DAQmx_Val_QuarterBridgeI 10271 Single active gage.
DAQmx_Val_QuarterBridgeII 10272 Single active gage and one dummy gage.



You can get/set/reset this property using:

  DAQmxGetAIStrainGageCfg

  DAQmxSetAIStrainGageCfg

  DAQmxResetAIStrainGageCfg

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