By Terry Bartelt
In this animated activity, learners examine the operation of an ultrasonic sensor and the procedure to perform zero and span adjustments. A brief quiz completes the object.
Concepts of Programming 7: Pseudocode If Statements Structure
By Jason Vosters
Identify the correct description of pseudocode if statements.
In this animated object, learners examine the hysteresis function of a sensor.
The Counter-Reset Function
Learners examine the counter-reset function of a programmable controller and how it is used.
Industrial Control Classifications
In this animated object, learners examine automated manufacturing systems classified as motion control, batch process control, and continuous process control.
The Timing Functions of Optical Sensors
In this animated object, learners examine the switch settings for the on-delay, off-delay, and one-shot timing functions of an optical sensor. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Concepts of Programming 9: Pseudocode Repetition Structures using While Statements
Explore repetition structures, which are commonly referred to as “Looping” statements, are a vital component of programming computer and industrial applications.
Learners examine dew point and the two types of humidity values, absolute and relative, along with the types of instruments used to measure them. The activity includes a video clip and a quiz.
The Feed-Forward Control System
In this animated object, learners examine the operation of a feed-forward control system and its advantages over a closed-loop system. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Electrical Units, Abbreviations, and Symbols
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll read introduction to electrical quantities, units, and symbols and test their knowledge in a matching exercise.
Sequencer Output Instruction for the SLC-500 PLC
By Craig Hemken
Learners examine the fundamental concepts of sequencer output instruction. A simulated example shows a sequencer in operation.
Proportional Control Amplifier
Learners examine the operation of a proportional control amplifier and the two ways that it is programmed using proportional gain or proportional band. A brief quiz completes the activity.