Students read a step-by-step approach on how to connect a voltmeter to a circuit when making a measurement.
Pulse Train Fundamentals
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners examine the fundamentals of a pulse train. Concepts such as time on, time off, duty cycle, period, and frequency are covered.
PLC Software Circuit Capabilities
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated object, learners examine how to use a programmable logic controller as an alternative to hardwiring a ladder logic circuit.
The Binary-Coded Decimal
By John Casey, Terry Bartelt
Learners are introduced to the binary-coded decimal, a common way of encoding decimal digits in computing and electronic systems. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Who Wants to Be an "Engin-aire?" -- Heat Treatment
By Bryan LaVigne
Learners answer questions about the heat treatment of metals using a game show format. Immediate feedback is provided.
Electrical Opens and Shorts
By Terry Bartelt, David Schwid
In this animated activity, learners examine the difference between opens and shorts in an electrical circuit. A brief quiz completes the object.
Analog Ammeter Operation
Students examine the procedure to measure current with an analog ammeter. The use of Function and Range switches is explored along with reading the needle position on the meter scale. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Basic Types of Lines Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
In this highly interactive object, learners associate basic line types and terms with engineering drawing geometry. A quiz completes the activity.
Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
Learners examine the basic types of dimensioning including unidirectional and aligned systems, and linear, aligned, angled, arrowless, chain, datum, chart, tabular, radius, diameter, typical, and reference dimensions.
Orthographic Projection #1
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine orthographic projection and the Glass Box Theory. Front, side, and top view development is demonstrated with pictorial views of each object to help develop 2D to 3D visualization skills.
Unit Conversion in the Metric and English Systems: Length
You'll practice converting between units of measure for length in the metric and English measurement systems.
Common Core Math Vocabulary
Are you as smart as a fourth grader? Test your basic Common Core Math vocabulary and find out!
The learner will practice reading a Vernier caliper.
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