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.
Vernier Measurements Review
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll follow 11 steps to take measurements using a Vernier caliper.
Using Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
Using an Edge Finder
The learner will use an edge finder to locate the edge of a workpiece.
Using a Steady Rest
In this video, you’ll learn how to set up a long piece of tubing using a steady rest, so that you can bore the ends for a bearing.
Using a Sine Bar
By Janet Braun
The learner will use the deceptively simple sine bar to measure angles to minutes or even half minutes.
Using a Depth Micrometer
By Terry Fleischman
Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.
Torque Sequence of Two Mating Surfaces
By James Bourassa
In this interactive object, learners demonstrate the proper tightening sequence for mechanically joining two mating surfaces.
Top Bender - Interactive Operator's Control Panel
By Dave Hoffman
In this interactive object, learners follow steps to program and operate the Ercolina Top Bender.
Top Bender - Operator's Control Panel
Learners are asked to program the Top Bender following the same steps they would if working on the actual control panel.
Title Block Tolerances
By Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the use of the tolerances displayed in a title block by calculating the minimum and maximum allowable size of a fabricated part. In a brief quiz, students determine whether a part is usable or should be scrapped.
In this interactive object, learners examine standard and metric thread specifications used in engineering drawings. In a brief quiz, they identify various internal and external thread representations.
Thread Cutting on a Drill Press
In this document you'll review thread cutting using a drill press.
The Engine Lathe
This document is a visual and text description of the engine lathe.
By Mike Cattelino
Students read about the edge-finder's parts and assembly, and view video clips of the tool in action.
The Dial Caliper
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
Surface Texture Symbols
Learners examine the symbols and values that control surface roughness, waviness, and lay. A brief quiz completes the object.
Surface Finish Quiz
Students take a quiz to test their knowledge of surface finish.
Sterling Drill Grinder
In this document you'll review the Sterling Drill Grinder.
Steel Rules Types and Usage
In this learning activity you'll review steel rule measurement.
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.
Steel Rule Types
In this learning activity you'll review different types of steel rules used in manufacturing.