Statics: Resultant Calculations via Graphical Method

By Steve Whitmoyer

In this interactive learning object, students calculate a resultant of multiple forces acting in a concurrent, coplanar condition.

Motor Action

By Terry Bartelt

In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the interaction between a conductor that represents a motor armature and a magnetic field that represents a motor’s main field. This interaction causes the shaft to turn.

The LVDT DC Conversion Circuit

Learners study how a circuit converts the AC output of a linear voltage differential transformer (LVDT) into variable DC voltage. It is recommended that learners view the learning object IAU7807, “The LVDT: A Linear Voltage Differential Transformer in Action” before going through this object.

Lathe Project: O. D. Threading

By Kelly Curran

This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.

Lathe Project: Alternate Thread Forms - Left Hand Threads

The Function Generator: Frequency Control

Learners read how to use the knobs and the output terminals of a Wavetek Model 25 function generator to obtain a waveform at a desired frequency.

Testing an On/Off Switch

In this learning activity you'll review methods for testing an on/off switch with an ohmmeter and a voltmeter.

Conductivity

In this animated activity, learners examine the conductivity of a solution and how its properties affect measurements to determine concentration levels. A brief quiz completes the learning object.

Op Amp Fundamentals: The Inverting Amplifier

By Patrick Hoppe

The inverting amplifier configuration is presented. The closed loop voltage gain and the closed loop bandwidth formulas are explained, along with the concept of negative feedback.

The Skull

By Eileen Bouchard

Students view the 10 major bones of the skull and read a description of each bone.

Series Circuit Analysis Practice Problems: Circuit #10

In this interactive object, learners solve for total resistance, total current, the current through each resistor, the voltage across each resistor, and the power dissipated by each resistor.

Series Inductance: Practice Problems

Students work nine practice problems to determine total series inductance. Immediate feedback is given.

The 7493 IC Binary Counter

In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the construction of a 7493 IC as mod-2 and mod-8 up-counters. They view how this binary counter can be modified to operate at different modulus counts. A quiz completes the activity.

Dietary Manager Training: Classifying Foods According to Nutrient Density

By Kristy Norenberg

Students read about foods that are high in nutrients compared to the number of calories. They identify if certain foods have high or low nutrient density.

The TI-83 Plus Calculator: The Square Root Function

Learners follow step-by-step instructions for calculating the square root of a number using the TI-83 Plus scientific calculator. Steps for determining impedance are also shown.

Lathe Project: Turning Between Centers

By Thaddeus Hetzer

Learners read work instructions and view a drawing for turning between centers on a lathe.

Power Calculations in a Series/Parallel Circuit

In this learning activity you'll explore various ways to calculate the power consumed in a series/parallel circuit.

Professionalism and Proper Apparel

By Luci Gunderson

In this activity, you will review proper apparel for working in a doctor's office.

Time Proportioning Application

In this animated activity, students view the plastic pellets in a profile extrusion machine being melted as the temperature of the heating elements is elevated by a time proportioning control system.

The Cell: Passive Transport Osmosis (Video)

By Wisc-Online

Explore what passive transport osmosis is and how it moves water through a semipermeable membrane.

Network Topologies

In this learning activity, you'll examine the different ways in which computers and other equipment are physically connected in local area networks and the advantages and disadvantages of each topology.

Capacitors Series - Parallel: Practice Problems

Students complete 10 practice problems.

Parallel DC Circuit Analysis

The approach to dc circuit analysis is presented to the learner. The approach is demonstrated for the student.

Statics: Force Systems

Learners read an introduction to the four basic types of force systems for a statically determinate condition.

Kirchhoff's Voltage Law

Students read a definition of Kirchhoff's Voltage Law and view examples of its use.