Calculating Cutting Speeds for Twist Drills
By Dave Hoffman
Students view the formula for determining twist drill speeds in metal. Exercises complete the activity.
Safety - Hydraulic Metal Shears
The learner reads about safety considerations for operating a hydraulic metal shear. Text, graphics and a brief assessment are included.
Cascading Magnitude Comparators
By Terry Bartelt
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.
Optical Comparator: Setting Up the Edge Detector on the Starrett HB 400
By Barbara Anderegg
Students read how to set up the optical comparator edge detector in this interactive learning object.
CNC Control Features
By Terry Tower
In this learning activity you'll discover the features of a Puma Daewoo O-T CNC Lathe Control panel.
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.
Calculating Blank Size for Rolled Sheet Metal
In this interactive object, students read how to calculate the blank size for cylinders in a three-roll pinch roller. A calculator is required for the brief quiz that completes the activity.
Calibrating a Depth Micrometer
In this learning activity you'll review the steps for calibrating the length of depth micrometer measuring rods.
Logic State Signals
In this learning activity you'll identify the voltage levels produced or recognized by digital logic devices as valid or invalid logic state signals.
In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.
Reversing the Rotation of DC Motors
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
Learners view animations showing how to change the connections to cause a DC motor to reverse its rotation. A short quiz completes the activity.
Welding Wire Spool Installation Instructions
By Jessie Lloyd
The learner will identify the steps and proper techniques for installing a wire spool on a welding machine.
Reading Indicator Quiz
In this learning activity you'll test your skill at reading indicators.
In this learning activity you'll review how an OR gate operates using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.
Sizing a Tank Type Water Heater
By Randy Lorge
In this interactive learning object, the learner practices sizing a tank-type water heater for one- and two-family residences, townhouses, and apartments with individual water heaters.
Understanding and Writing Pseudocode: The Basics
By Jason Vosters
In this activity you'll explore how flowchart programs can be converted into pseudocode programming.
In this learning activity you'll explore how an Exclusive-OR gate operates by using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.
The Electrician's Wheel of Laws Quiz
By James Bourassa
Learners test their knowledge of the variations of Watt's Law and Ohm's Law with this quiz.
Lathe Accessories - Tool Holding
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll explore lathe tool-holding techniques.
In this learning activity you'll review angles and different types of angular measuring tools associated with manufacturing.
Value-Added vs. Non-Value-Added Activities
In this interactive object, learners read a description of value-added and non-value-added activities and then place various work duties into these two categories.
The learner will understand how to correctly wire a three-wire sinking and sourcing sensor.
By Mitch Vesaas
The learner will assess his or her time management strategies and study habits.
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.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners read the legal definition of sexual harassment and then evaluate two situations to determine if the behavior should be reported as possible sexual harassment.