By Terry Bartelt
In this animated object, learners examine three different types of multivibrators: astable, monostable, and bistable. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Hydraulic Shear - Part Identification
By Dave Hoffman
The student is shown and then identifies the parts of a hydraulic shear.
Pipe/Tubing Bender - Parts Identification
The student reads about the parts of a pipe/tubing bender and later identifies them in an interactive review.
Lathe: Left-Hand Thread Cutting
By Kelly Curran
This document is a visual and text description of left-hand thread cutting on a lathe.
Lathe Project: Turning Using a Digital Readout
By Thaddeus Hetzer
Users read work instructions and view a drawing and calculations for turning on a lathe using a digital readout.
General Shop Safety - Safety Rules
This document provides a list of shop safety rules.
General Machine Safety Considerations
This text document lists 27 safety items to consider in a machine shop.
Cylindrical Grinder Components - Photos
In this learning object you'll review color photographs of a Brown & Sharpe Universal Cylindrical Grinder.
Sizing an Automatic Car Wash Interceptor
By Randy Lorge
Learners follow steps for sizing a car wash interceptor according to the Wisconsin Administrative Plumbing Code. A quiz completes the activity.
Zero Acceptance Number Sampling Plans, c=0
By John Stewart
In this interactive object, learners read about sampling plans and practice using a sampling table.
The Open-Collector Logic Device
In this animated object, learners view the operation of an open-collector inverter with and without a pull-up resistor.
By Patrick Hoppe
Students look at the power dissipated by a single gate and by an IC. The concept of average current draw is introduced and examples are provided.
In this learning activity you'll review the operation of a NOR gate by using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.
Procedure for Setting the Tool Length Offsets on a Vertical CNC Machining Center with a Fanuc O-M Control
By Les Rhines
Students view how the tool length offsets are set on the CNC Machine. They read a description of a method that uses a 2-inch gage block as a height reference.
Simplified Sampling Plans for Attributes (Z1.4)
In this interactive object, learners examine simplified sampling plans and tables based on the ANSI/ASQ Z1.4 standard. An exercise completes the activity.
What Type of Team Do You Belong To?
Are you a member of a fragmented, conflicted, or smooth- functioning team? Learn the characteristics of each to build a stronger team.
Understanding Circular Robotic Motions
The learner will learn the programming steps that are used to create circular motions with robots.
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
In this animated object, learners study how the internal parts of an AC synchronous motor interact with magnetic fields to cause rotation. A short quiz completes the activity.
Understanding and Writing Pseudocode: The Basics
By Jason Vosters
In this activity you'll explore how flowchart programs can be converted into pseudocode programming.
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
In this learning activity, we’ll explore the impact of electric shock on the human body.
Using Fire Extinguishers
By the end of this learning activity, you’ll know how to understand, use, and maintain different types of fire extinguishers.
I'm Sorry: The Art of Apologizing
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners rank the effectiveness of various apologies and evaluate how well these apologies resolve conflict. This activity has audio content.
The Multiplexer/Demultiplexer IC Data Transfer Circuit
In this animated activity, the learner examines how a 74150 IC multiplexer and a 74154 IC demultiplexer work together when their data select lines are connected to the same input devices.
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.
Calculating Cutting Speeds for Twist Drills
Students view the formula for determining twist drill speeds in metal. Exercises complete the activity.