A strain gauge is a long length of conductor arranged in a zigzag pattern on a membrane.
When it is stretched, its resistance increases.
Strain gauges are mounted in the same direction as the strain and often in fours to form a full 'Wheatstone Bridge'.
The diagram above represents what might happen if a strip of metal were fitted with four gauges.
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