Design and Simulation of Torque Gauge Using Piezo-Resistive Duplex Strain


  • M. Hilal Muftah 1Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Information Technology, Sirte University, 674 Sirte, LIBYA
  • , K. Petroczki 2Department of Agra-energetics and Foods Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Szent Istvan University, H 2103, Godollo, HUNGARY).
  • Omar M. Salih 1Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Information Technology, Sirte University, 674 Sirte, LIBYA.
  • A. A. Borhana 4Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Putrajaya Campus, Jalan IKRAM-UNITEN, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, MALAYSIA.
  • and E. Awad Khidir 5Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, MALAYSIA



duplex, modeling, rotating shaft, simulation, strain gauge


Practices of information technology in the field of engineering, especially in the field of designs in the science of mechanical engineering, have become an important matter in the technical world today. In this research, a torque measuring device has been designed and simulated using a Piezo resistive Duplex Strain as an alternative to a Piezoresistive V-shaped strain. The experimental factors in these fields are often associated with the precise measurement of strains found in the elastic region. Based on the software of ANSYS simulation result, a design of a piezo-resistive metal gauge on the solid shaft is created. Thus, a design incorporating the Piezo-Resistive Duplex Strain Gauge on the shaft of a torque sensor is performed. The results of the simulation revealed the amount of strain transferred from the shaft to the substrate, as well as to the gauge that can be attributed to the torque applied. Theoretical studies on the piezo-resistive metallic gauge found on a solid shaft as well as on the torque sensor are discussed. The maximum of 95.862με for every single Duplex Strain, as well as a maximum resistance change in gauge (grid) = 0.04Ω, is obtained for an applied torque value of 22.1Nm relating to the earlier design, which has a maximum of 127.29 με for using four sections and a maximum resistance change in gauge equal to 0.091Ω were achieved for an applied torque of 22.0725 Nm. It can be said that Modeling and Simulation have become an integral part of research and development across many fields of study, having evolved from a tool to a discipline in less than two decades. Modeling and Simulation Fundamentals offers a comprehensive and authoritative treatment of the subject matter and includes definitions, paradigms, and applications to provide skills needed to work successfully as developers and users of modeling and simulation.


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