Automotive Electrical Systems: Effects of a Rheostat in a Series-Parallel Circuit.
By Andrew Rinke, Terry Bartelt
Learners examine the current and voltage changes in a series-parallel circuit as the resistance value of a rheostat is varied. Illustrations and calculations are included.
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.
Digital Multimeter/Ohmmeter Measurement Connections
In this animated activity, learners follow a step-by-step approach for connecting a digital multimeter to measure resistance. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Automotive Electrical Systems: Ohm's Law
By Andrew Rinke, Patrick Hoppe
Learners examine the relationship of voltage, current, and resistance as it applies to vehicle electrical systems.
Pascal's Law and Hydraulics
By Terry Bartelt
Using the principle of Pascal's Law, the learner will interpret the gauge readings in a hydraulic system to determine when the system is operating properly under various load conditions and when there is a defect.
Ladder Safety and Fall Protection
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
Explore how to prevent injuries caused by falling from ladders or elevated heights by looking at the parts of a ladder, ladder safety rules, and personal fall protection systems.
Value/Supply Chain Management
By Weldon Faull
In this animated object, learners examine how to establish an effective supply chain that builds customer loyalty.
Automotive Electrical Systems: The Relay
In this animated lesson, students view the operation of an electromechanical relay. A brief quiz concludes the activity.
Automotive Electrical Systems: Variable Resistors
In this animated activity, students read about the two general types of variable resistors: potentiometers and rheostats. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
Automotive Air Conditioning: The Relationship Between Pressure and Temperature
By Ken Kempfer
In this animated object, learners examine the relationship between pressure and temperature in an air conditioning system.
Testing a Computer Ground
By Linda Reinke
The learner follows a step-by-step procedure for testing a computer ground circuit.
Automotive Electrical Systems: Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
Students read a definition of Kirchhoff's Voltage Law and view examples of its use.
Highway Design: Vehicle Types
By Steve Whitmoyer
In this animated object, learners read the dimensions of the different types of vehicles typically considered in highway design.
Industrial Lift Truck Safety: The Stability Triangle
By Terrance Yonash, Dave Bunnow
Learners view animated scenes of problems caused when a lift truck is not operated properly. This object uses audio on some pages.
Automotive Electrical Systems: Current in a Series Circuit
Students determine what happens to current flow in a series circuit when the resistance is changed. A brief quiz concludes the activity.
The Impact of Batch Size Reduction
By Kaye Krueger
In this animated object, learners examine what happens to lead and cycle times when the batch size is reduced.
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.
Nanotechnology: The Automobile
By Barbara Liang
This learning object offers a brief summary of the impact of nanotechnology on automobile tires. Learners look at the future of cars, especially the safety and future of automobile tires.
Automotive Electrical Systems: Ammeter Circuit Connections
In this animated activity, students view a step-by-step approach for how to connect an ammeter to a circuit. A brief quiz concludes the lesson.
What is Supply Chain Management?
By Kerrie Marquardt
In this learning activity, you will learn what supply chain management is, four main links that make up the supply chain, and explore examples of how effective supply chain management works.
Brakes: Measuring Brake Drums
By Ken Kempfer, Dan Claus, John Hadjikyriacos, Kevin Guthrie
Learners examine the proper way to set up standard and metric micrometers to measure the wear on a brake drum.