Indirect Measurement Instruments
By Kelly Curran
The learner will define indirect measurement, identify common indirect measuring tools, and select the proper measuring tool for the situation.
Milling Machine Inspection
By Excelsior College
In this simulation activity, the lubrication fluid in a milling machine is tested, the condition of its 24 drill bits are inspected and identified before replacing those that are defective.
Cutting Tapers Using the Tailstock Offset Method
In this video, you’ll explore how to calculate, setup, and cut a taper using the tailstock offset method.
How to Read a Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice questions.
Engine Lathe: Basic Components and Operation
In this video, you’ll explore the engine lathe, its basic components, and you’ll learn to operate its machine controls.
The Dial Caliper
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
Basic Elements of Dimensions Used in Engineering Drawings
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, students explore the basic elements and common terms associated with dimensions and leaders. A quiz completes the activity.
Basic Symbols Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the drawing symbols used for counterbore, countersink, spotface, radius, diameter, and depth. In the quiz that completes the activity, they associate these symbols with machining applications.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #2
In this interactive object, learners practice their 3D visualization skills by identifying the correct isometric view of an object.
Reading a Micrometer
By Sue Silverstein
In this learning activity you'll practice reading an inch micrometer.
Reading Vernier Height Gage Quiz
Students take a 13-question quiz to practice reading 25- and 50-division Vernier height gages.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #3
Learners develop 3D visualization skills by examining front, side, and top orthographic views of objects. Using this information, students select the corresponding isometric view of each object.
Sine Bar Quiz
In this learning activity you'll calculate sine bar problems.
Steel Rules Test
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of the different types of steel rules as well as how to use and read them correctly.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.
Using a Depth Micrometer
By Terry Fleischman
Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.
Print Reading: An Alphabet of Lines in Print Reading
In this animated activity, learners read about the types of lines found on blueprints. A quiz completes the activity.
Analyze a Part Drawing
In this interactive object, learners answer 25 questions regarding part or assembly drawings. The basic areas of blueprint reading are covered.
In this interactive object, learners examine sectional views used in engineering drawings. The sections shown are full, half, offset, aligned, revolved, and broken-out. Learners match drawings of sectional views with the names of the views.
Gage Block Combinations Review
By Kelly Curran, Janet Braun
In this learning activity you'll test your ability to select the proper gage blocks when making a stack.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Metric Micrometer Measurements Review
In this learning activity you'll review how to read a metric micrometer and use your knowledge to answer 12 questions.
Who Wants to Be an "Engin-aire?" -- Ferrous Metals and Alloys
By Bryan LaVigne
Learners answer questions about ferrous metals and alloys using a game show format. Immediate feedback is provided.
Determining Punch & Dies for Press Brake Forming
By Dave Hoffman
Introduction to selecting the proper punch and die for air bending or bottoming when forming on a press brake. Includes charts and methods for selection.
Interpreting Engineering Drawings: Title and Revision Blocks (Screencast)
Learners examine the information on a title block and answer questions about that information in an interactive quiz.