The Operation of a Multiplexer/Demultiplexer Circuit
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated object, learners examine how a multiplexer and a demultiplexer work together when their data select lines are connected to the same binary counter.
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.
Lathe Accessories - Tool Holding
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll explore lathe tool-holding techniques.
Units of Measurement
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll explore units of measurement.
Print Reading: Three-Step Block
Learners test their ability to visualize a three-step block in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
In this learning activity you'll explore the operation of a NAND gate using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.
Development of a Boolean Expression for a Combinational Logic Circuit
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners view an animated demonstration of how to determine the final output of the combinational circuit.
Building a Binary Counter with a JK Flip-Flop
In this animated activity, learners examine the construction of a binary counter using a JK flip-flop. The ability of the JK flip-flop to "toggle" Q is also viewed.
The MOD 10 Counter
The technique for designing a MOD 10 counter is introduced. Asynchronous inputs of a JK flip-flop are used to clear the counter.
Using an Edge Finder
The learner will use an edge finder to locate the edge of a workpiece.
Problem Solving: Using a Flow Chart
By Mitch Vesaas
You will learn how to us a flow chart to describe the process actions and decisions to find a solution.
Designing a Ladder Diagram
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
In this animated object, learners examine the design of a ladder circuit that provides manual control to a water pumping system. Students also study modifications to the circuit as the complexity of the system increases.
Logic State Indicators
Instructions on how to interpret state indicator symbols for input and output terminals of digital devices is presented.
Troubleshooting a Digital-to-Analog Converter
Learners read an explanation of how to troubleshoot a faulty digital-to-analog converter that has a shorted input.
Basic Elements of a Plastics Extruder
By Craig Hemken
In this animated object, learners examine the parts of a plastics extruder. A quiz completes the activity.
Marvel Saw: Clearing Out a Job
By Dave Hoffman
In this simulation, learners follow steps to clear out a job that had been previously created.
The 8 Wastes of the Lean Production System
By Janet Braun
The learner identifies ways to eliminate or minimize wastes found in business processes. A quiz completes the activity.
Acronyms & Terminology of the SDS
Learners will understand the technical terms used in the context of the SDS to help them interpret its information.
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will understand the importance of following instructions.
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.
Boolean Theorems (Multivariable)
Students read the multivariable theorems and view the graphic depictions of the Boolean expressions.
In this animated activity, learners examine the fundamental operation of a logic probe that is used to detect logic signals in a digital circuit.
Top Bender - Operator's Control Panel
Learners are asked to program the Top Bender following the same steps they would if working on the actual control panel.
Using a Steady Rest
In this video, you’ll learn how to set up a long piece of tubing using a steady rest, so that you can bore the ends for a bearing.
Alcohol and the Job
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners evaluate and respond to excuses for not reporting alcohol-related behavior they have observed on the job. This activity has audio content.