The Multiplexer/Demultiplexer IC Data Transfer Circuit
By Terry Bartelt
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.
Press Brake - Hydraulic
By Dave Hoffman
Identifies the parts of the hydraulic press brake featuring the Adira up-acting press brake. Interactive section asks to identify parts after first learning them.
Marvel Saw: Interactive Programming - Manual Mode
In this simulation, learners follow a series of steps to operate the Marvel Saw PCII in the manual mode. This activity includes a video clip.
Clothing and Safety Equipment for the Machine Shop
By Kelly Curran
This document lists the safety equipment to be used in the machine shop.
Review: Cutting Speeds & RPM Calculations for Drilling
This review tests the student's knowledge of cutting speeds and RPM calculations for drilling machines.
Sizing a Sanitary Sump (Single Pump)
By Randy Lorge
Learners follow steps to size a sanitary sump using the Wisconsin Plumbing Code. A quiz completes the activity.
Setting Shielding Gas Flow for Wire Feed Welding
In this interactive object, the learner reads an explanation of how various shielding gases are used in GMAW and FCAW. An exercise completes the activity.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Digital Circuit Devices
The two types of digital devices, logic gates and flip-flops, and the types of basic operations they perform are 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.
Cascading Magnitude Comparators
Learners read an explanation of how to connect two 7485 ICs to compare binary numbers by creating an 8-bit comparator. Diagrams and charts are presented.
Building a Binary Counter with a JK Flip-Flop
By Patrick Hoppe
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.
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.
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.
Optical Comparator: Establishing a Reference Frame on the Starrett HB 400
In this interactive learning object, learners read how to compensate for a part not mounted perfectly parallel to the machine axis.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
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.
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.
Setting Up a Wire Feeder for GMAW
In this animated and interactive object, learners follow steps that begin with choosing the correct drive roll and include feeding the electrode wire from the spool to the welding gun.
The learner will identify components of a welding robot and determine if the robot is set up correctly to avoid singularity.
GMAW Modes of Transfer
The learner will identify the advantages and disadvantages of the four modes of GMAW transfer.
Using an Edge Finder
The learner will use an edge finder to locate the edge of a workpiece.
Ammco Brake Lathe Controls
By Bill Heesaker
In this animated activity, learners examine the various controls that operate an Ammco brake lathe.
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.
Saw Part Identification
Learners examine a photo of a Marvel Vertical Band Saw and then identify the parts in a drag and drop exercise.