Learners view the operation of a full-wave rectifier which has two diodes.
In this learning activity you'll build a resistor's color code based on the bands.
Learners examine the animated Timer-On Delay instruction and the Timer-Off Delay instruction of a PLC timer. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Students complete 10 practice problems. These deal with the determination of series current, zener current, and load current, and if the zener diode is operating in the breakdown region.
Learners read a description of torque and study the factors that cause its magnitude to change. A brief quiz completes the activity.
This learning activity uses a water pressure analogy to present the concept that voltage pressure is required to cause current flow.
Students work five practice problems to determine the Thevenin resistance of DC circuits.
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the layout and operation of the solderless breadboard.
Learners view colorful animations showing the operation of a VR stepper motor.
In this animated object, learners examine an analog closed-loop feedback system that uses potentiometers to control the position of a gear rack.
In this interactive object, learners examine the operation of an inverting operational amplifier through formulas, tables, and animated illustrations. A brief quiz completes the activity.
In this highly interactive object, learners examine the internal elements of a 555 IC and their operation. Learners then test their knowledge in a variety of exercises.
In this animated activity, learners see that changing the resistance value of the load in the secondary of a transformer causes current to vary in the primary.
Students view the parts and movements of a combustion engine in this animated activity. Each part is described.
In this animated object, students examine the concept of wattage dissipation and the three Watt's Law formulas.
In this animated object, learners examine how the purge pressure system is used to measure levels of material. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners study the types of symbols used on a P&ID diagram to indicate instruments. A quiz completes the activity.
In this interactive object, learners practice their 3D visualization skills by identifying the correct isometric view of an object.
This animated lesson shows how to calculate the amount of force generated by hydraulic cylinders.
In this animated object, learners examine how various types of positive and non-positive displacement hydraulic pumps work.
Learners examine how fluid enters the inlet of a hydraulic pump because of atmospheric pressure and how pressure is created at the pump’s outlet. This object includes audio.
In this animated object, learners examine different types of pneumatic actuators, cylinders, and motors.
In this animated object, learners examine how to wire field devices to a PLC sinking input module.
Learners use the National Electrical Code to determine the size of a motor overload protection device.
Learners examine the wiring of the primary components of the three types of DC motors, series, shunt, and compound. The operational characteristics of each type of motor are described. A quiz completes the activity.