Basics of Torque measurement



A torque sensor measure the twist or windup between a rotating drive source and load source such as engine crankshaft or bicycle pedal.

Torque = Force * Distance

4 Main torque sensor designs

  1. Hollow cruciform
    2.Solid Square shaft
    3.Radial spoke
    4.Hollow tubular

Types of Torque Sensors
1.Reaction Torque Sensor
2.Rotary torque sensor