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).
How Adding Parallel Branches Decreases Total Resistance
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated object, learners follow an analogy of water flowing through pipes and valves to see how resistance decreases in a parallel circuit as branches are added.
By Patrick Hoppe
Students read an introduction to transformers that includes schematic symbols, turns ratios, mutual inductance, and the coefficient of coupling.
Students follow step-by-step directions on how to make mathematical calculations for a Wheatstone bridge.
Opens and Shorts in a Parallel Circuit
Learners examine the changes in current and voltage values in a parallel circuit when open and short conditions develop. Ohm's Law calculations are shown, and a brief quiz completes the activity.
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.
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.
Op Amps 2: The Non-Inverting Amplifier
By Todd Van De Hey
The learner will describe the non-inverting op-amp configuration and calculate the circuit gain.
Hexadecimal Numbering System
In this learning activity you'll review the hexadecimal numbering system.
Voltage Divider Rule (VDR)
By Terry Fleischman, Patrick Hoppe
Students review the Voltage Divider Rule and work practice problems.
Parallel Circuit Analysis Practice Problems: Circuit #4
In this interactive object, learners solve for total resistance and current, the current through each resistor, the voltage across each resistor, and the power dissipated by each resistor.
Abbreviations Representing Electrical Quantities
In this learning activity you'll identify abbreviations that represent quantities associated with electrical circuits.
BCD-to-Seven Segment Decoder
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
Learners will understand how binary-coded decimal information is decoded and used to drive a seven-segment display.
Total Power Calculations in a Series Circuit
In this learning activity you'll review the various ways to calculate the total power consumed in a series circuit.
The Semiconductor Diode
In this interactive object, learners examine the PN sections of a diode and the diode's forward- and reverse-biased operations. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Oscilloscope Phase Shift Measurements (Screencast)
In this animated lesson, learners follow the steps required to read the phase shift difference in degrees between two AC waveforms.
Resistor Color Code Practice
In this learning activity you'll build a resistor's color code based on the bands.
Electrical Switches & Pushbuttons
In this learning activity you'll review the operation and schematic symbols of various types of switches and push buttons used for electronic circuits.
The Magnetic Circuit
Learners compare electromagnetic quantities with the voltage, current, and resistance quantities of an electrical circuit. A brief quiz completes the object.
Voltage Waveforms in an Edison Three-Wire System
Learners view the waveforms and voltages of an Edison Three-Wire System and read a description of the polarities across the secondary of the center-tap transformer. This transformer supplies power to residential homes.
Op Amps 3: The Inverting Amplifier
Describe the inverting op-amp configuration and calculate the circuit gain.
In this learning activity you'll explore how a fuse de-energizes a parallel circuit when too many lamps are connected to a power outlet.
The Neutral Current of an Edison Wire System
Learners take a close look at the Edison Wire System and observe how the current values through the two lines and the neutral of the system change as the loads vary.
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.
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.