Origin of dynamometrydynamo- + -metry
Dynamometry is defined as the science of measuring power.
An example of dynamometry is the measurement of forces produced and used in a machine.
the process of measuring forces at work
- Blakesley, "Further Contributions to Dynamometry or the Measurement of Power," Phil.
- White's A New Century of Inventions (Manchester, 1822), illustrates possibly the earliest application of this principle to dynamometry.