Hydraulic Color Code Circuit Example
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated and interactive object, learners use a color code to understand the operations of a hydraulic circuit. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Testing a Hydraulic Pump
By Terry Bartelt, Stephen Schneider
Learners follow an animated test procedure to determine if the parts of a hydraulic pump are worn.
Hydraulic Brake Valves
The operation of a hydraulic brake valve, including the internal components, is presented using animations.
SLC-500 Data File Elements
Learners examine the elements of a data file memory of an Allen-Bradley SLC-500 programmable controller. A quiz completes the activity.
A Timer-On Application
In this interactive object, learners view a practical application of a PLC Timer-On function.
Hall-Effect Sensor Application
Learners view practical examples of how a Hall-effect sensor is used.
Dynamic Braking Circuits
In this animated activity, learners examine the operation of a dynamic braking circuit used to quickly stop a motor.
The Multiplication of Force by a Hydraulic System
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine a depiction of how force is multiplied by a larger cylinder when pressure from a pump is applied to a smaller cylinder. A short quiz completes the activity.
PLC Output Modules
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
The learner will understand the operation and configuration of various types of PLC output modules and how they're used.
By James Bourassa
In this interactive object, learners view various components of gears and read descriptions of them. Learners then identify the location of each of these components in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Learners apply the principles associated with Boyle’s Law. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Pneumatic Cylinder Flow Control
Learners use animated needle valves and check valves to change the speed of a pneumatic cylinder as it extends and retracts. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
Designing a Reciprocation Circuit
This animated lesson an exercise that enables students to design a ladder logic circuit using a drag-drop function to cause the cylinder of a hydraulic circuit to extend and retract.
Inductive Proximity Sensors
Learners examine the operation of an inductive proximity sensor in this animated object. A brief quiz completes the activity.
The Purge Level Measurement Method
In this animated object, learners examine how the purge pressure system is used to measure levels of material. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Ziegler-Nichols Continuous Cycling Tuning Method
In this animated and interactive object, learners follow steps to perform the process identification procedure for the Ziegler-Nichols Continuous Cycling Tuning Method. A short quiz completes the activity.
In this animated object, learners examine different types of pneumatic actuators, cylinders, and motors.
The Three-Phase Motor Stator Field
In this animated activity, learners study how stator poles create a rotating field in a three-phase AC motor as a three-phase AC voltage is applied.
Linear Displacement Transducer
Learners examine how a linear displacement transducer is used to measure the linear position of a physical object. Animations show the sequential steps of the entire operation.
The Current Limiting Circuit
Learners examine the circuitry in a DC variable speed drive that protects the rectifier diodes and motor windings from being damaged due to excessive current.
In this animated object, learners examine how aeration develops in a hydraulic pump. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Hydraulic Directional Control Valves
In this animated activity, learners examine the operation of hydraulic directional control valves and the internal components that divert the fluid.
Types of Flow Measurements
Learners study the most common ways to measure fluid flow for industrial processes including absolute quantity, percentage, volumetric flow rate, and mass flow. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Reading a P&ID Loop
Learners follow steps for reading a P&ID diagram of a closed-loop circuit.
P&ID General Instrument Symbols
Learners study the types of symbols used on a P&ID diagram to indicate instruments. A quiz completes the activity.