An Introduction to the Solderless Breadboard
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the layout and operation of the solderless breadboard.
Transistor Fundamentals: Voltage-Divider Biased NPN Transistor
Students view drawings of the dc analysis of a voltage-divider biased NPN transistor.
The Transistor Switch
By Terry Bartelt
The learner views the operation of a transistor switching from saturation to cutoff. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Interpreting the Resistor Color Code
Students examine how to interpret resistor color code bands to determine resistance values and tolerance ranges. This interactive learning object has audio content and includes exercises.
A Sample Exam for Digital Electronics
Students answer 10 questions in a sample exam. This exercise covers number systems, number conversion, logic gates, and combinational design. Feedback is provided.
This learning object introduces the three approximations of a diode.
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.
Voltages Across Series and Parallel Capacitive Circuits
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine how dc voltages develop across capacitors that are connected in series and in parallel.
Methods of Producing Electricity
In this learning activity you'll review the six different ways in which electricity is produced: chemical, friction, heat, light, magnetism, and pressure.
In this animated object, learners examine the operation of a demultiplexer along with the data output and select lines. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Difference Op Amp
Learners examine the fundamental operation of a difference operational amplifier. A brief quiz completes the activity.
This learning activity describes the physical properties that affect the inductance, in henries, of an inductor.
Students view a graphical explanation of how the motor condition (unloaded, 50 percent loaded, fully loaded) affects the phase between voltage and current, the current draw from the AC supply, the amount of power consumed, and the power factor.
An Introduction to the Digital Multimeter
In this learning activity you'll explore the functions and proper operation of a digital multimeter.
Operation of Full-Wave Bridge Rectifier
By Matthew Treu
In this learning activity you'll explore the operation of a full-wave bridge rectifier circuit.
Active Region Operation of a Transistor
Learners view the operation of an NPN transistor in the active region.
Learners study the fundamental operation of a triac, particularly how it is turned on and off. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Transformer Practice Problems
Students solve practice problems on voltage, current, and impedance matching. Examples precede the problems.
A Sample DC/AC I Exam
Students complete a sample exam for DC/AC I. It provides an overview of the material presented in the course.
Noninverting Op Amp
In this animated object, learners examine the fundamental operation of a noninverting operational amplifier. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Oscilloscope AC Voltage Measurements
In this animated learning object, students view the operation of an oscilloscope that is used to measure AC voltages. A brief quiz completes the activity.
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.
Boolean Theorems (Single Variable)
Students analyze the eight single variable Boolean theorems and their expressions.
How Current Requires Voltage
This learning activity uses a water pressure analogy to present the concept that voltage pressure is required to cause current flow.
Ohm's Law: Current
By Tim Tewalt, Patrick Hoppe
Learners study animated rheostat settings that show how current flow is inversely proportional to resistance. Ten review questions complete the learning object.