Logic Probe Troubleshooting
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated object, learners follow a process for troubleshooting digital integrated circuits on a printed circuit board using a logic probe.
The Care and Use of a Caliper
By Phil Peters
The learner examines the four different ways that a caliber can be used to measure dimensions and distances.
Optical Comparator: Starrett HB 400 Edge Detector Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
The learner tests his/her ability to set up the optical comparator edge detector using a virtual simulation of the machine.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.
Lathe Accessories - Tool Holding
In this learning activity you'll explore lathe tool-holding techniques.
Simplified Sampling Plans for Attributes (Z1.4)
By John Stewart
In this interactive object, learners examine simplified sampling plans and tables based on the ANSI/ASQ Z1.4 standard. An exercise completes the activity.
Quality Basics: Customer Requirements and Specifications
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
In this learning activity you'll describe customer requirements and specifications as they relate to "Quality" in an organization.
Selecting Electrodes For Wire Feed Welding
By Dave Hoffman
In this interactive object, learners read an explanation of the electrodes used for welding with the GMAW and FCAW processes. In two matching exercises, students test their knowledge of classification and specification numbers.
In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.
Print Reading: Three-Step Block
Learners test their ability to visualize a three-step block in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Problem Solving - Describing the Problem
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will understand how to measure a problem over time by using a common run chart to visualize the gap between past performance and future goals.
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
In this learning activity, we’ll explore the impact of electric shock on the human body.
Critical Thinking: Analyzing a Process
By Chris Jossart
In this interactive object, learners follow six steps for analyzing a process in a manufacturing setting. This activity includes a drag-and-drop exercise and textboxes where learners post their ideas.
In this animated object, learners examine three different types of multivibrators: astable, monostable, and bistable. A brief quiz completes the activity.
The 7493 IC Binary Counter
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the construction of a 7493 IC as mod-2 and mod-8 up-counters. They view how this binary counter can be modified to operate at different modulus counts. A quiz completes the activity.
Pulse Train Fundamentals: Practice Problem #4
By Patrick Hoppe
In this interactive object, learners determine the pulse width, period, duty cycle, and frequency of a waveform.
The Universal NAND Gate
In this animated activity, learners examine how various NAND gate configurations and the logic signals produced throughout the circuit perform the functions of all of the other types of logic gates.
Matchless Manufacturing Company: An Exercise in Lean Thinking
By Dan Ost
In this interactive lesson, students use critical thinking to determine the best lean manufacturing initiative when solving problems for the fictitious Batchless Manufacturing Company.
Calculating Cutting Speeds for Twist Drills
Students view the formula for determining twist drill speeds in metal. Exercises complete the activity.
Hydraulic Shear - Part Identification
The student is shown and then identifies the parts of a hydraulic shear.
Saw Part Identification
Learners examine a photo of a Marvel Vertical Band Saw and then identify the parts in a drag and drop exercise.
Calculating Bend Allowance for Press Brake Forming
Introduces two methods of determining bend allowance; one is simple and is an approximate, the other is more precise. Interactive part has learner calculate bend allowance and blank size.
Pipe/Tubing Bender - Parts Identification
The student reads about the parts of a pipe/tubing bender and later identifies them in an interactive review.
Reading Indicator Quiz
In this learning activity you'll test your skill at reading indicators.
Calibrating a Depth Micrometer
In this learning activity you'll review the steps for calibrating the length of depth micrometer measuring rods.