A Drill for Converting Binary Numbers to Decimal Numbers

By John Rosz

Students test their skill at converting binary numbers to decimal numbers. Immediate feedback is provided.

Abbreviations Representing Electrical Quantities

By Terry Bartelt

In this learning activity you'll identify abbreviations that represent quantities associated with electrical circuits.

AC Capacitor: A Water Tank Analogy

By Roger Brown

In this animated lesson, students read an analogy comparing water in a "special" water tank to the current "flow" through a capacitor.

AC Current Flow

In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the flow of electron current into and out of hot and neutral sockets during each alternation of an AC waveform. A brief quiz completes the activity.

Active Region Operation of a Transistor

Learners view the operation of an NPN transistor in the active region.

Ammeter Circuit Connections

In this animated activity, students view a step-by-step approach of how to connect an ammeter to a circuit. A brief quiz concludes the lesson.

An Algorithm for Converting a Decimal Number to a Hexadecimal Number

By Kevin Ritzman

In this animated activity, learners examine a systematic method for converting a decimal number (base 10) into a hexadecimal number (base 16).

An Algorithm for Converting a Hexadecimal Number to a Decimal Number

In this animated and interactive object, learners follow two methods for converting a hexadecimal number to a decimal number. They test their knowledge in exercises at the end of the learning object.

An Impedance Matching Application

Learners consider why an impedance matching transformer is needed to connect an antenna to a television.

An Introduction to the Digital Multimeter

By Patrick Hoppe

In this learning activity you'll explore the functions and proper operation of a digital multimeter.

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.

Analog Ohmmeter Operation

Learners follow procedures for measuring resistance using an analog ohmmeter. They examine the use of the Function Switch and the Range Switch and practice reading a non-linear scale. A brief quiz completes the activity.

Analog Voltmeter Operation

Students follow the procedure to measure voltage with an analog voltmeter. They examine the use of the Function Switch and the Range Switch. A brief quiz completes the activity.

Apparent Power

Learners read an explanation of the concept of apparent power in a power distribution system involving motors, generators, and transformers. A quiz completes this interactive lesson.

Assembling a Circuit from a Schematic Diagram

In this animated object, students examine the steps for wiring an electrical circuit from reading a schematic diagram.

Average Voltages of Pulsating DC Voltages

In this learning activity, learners will learn to calculate the average voltage produced by half-wave and full-wave rectifiers.

Basic DC Electrical Motor Construction

Learners examine the internal parts of a DC electrical motor and then text their knowledge in a drag-and-drop exercise.

Basic Logic Gates

By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman

The learner will understand the operation of the six fundamental logic gates and the inverter by using truth tables, Boolean Algebra equations, switch analogies, and written statements.

Batteries

Learners are introduced to primary and secondary batteries. Examples are given.

BCD-to-Seven Segment Decoder

Learners will understand how binary-coded decimal information is decoded and used to drive a seven-segment display.

Bipolar Junction Transistor Vocabulary

Students read the terms associated with the Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) . They also view formulas for dc current and voltage.

Boolean Theorems (Multivariable)

Students read the multivariable theorems and view the graphic depictions of the Boolean expressions.

Boolean Theorems (Single Variable)

Students analyze the eight single variable Boolean theorems and their expressions.

Building a Binary Counter with a JK Flip-Flop

In this animated activity, learners examine the construction of a binary counter using a JK flip-flop. The ability of the JK flip-flop to "toggle" Q is also viewed.