Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the basic types of dimensioning including unidirectional and aligned systems, and linear, aligned, angled, arrowless, chain, datum, chart, tabular, radius, diameter, typical, and reference dimensions.
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.
The Dial Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
Orthographic Projection #1
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine orthographic projection and the Glass Box Theory. Front, side, and top view development is demonstrated with pictorial views of each object to help develop 2D to 3D visualization skills.
How to Read a Caliper
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice questions.
Basic Elements of Dimensions Used in Engineering Drawings
In this interactive object, students explore the basic elements and common terms associated with dimensions and leaders. A quiz completes the activity.
Calculating Lengths for Tube Bending
By Dave Hoffman
The learner reads an explanation of how to determine lengths for tubing and pipe bending and then performs calculations in an interactive exercise. Two methods for determining angle bends are shown. A calculator is required.
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.
Sine Bar Quiz
In this learning activity you'll calculate sine bar problems.
Basic Types of Lines Used in Engineering Drawings
In this highly interactive object, learners associate basic line types and terms with engineering drawing geometry. A quiz completes the activity.
Reading Vernier Height Gage Quiz
Students take a 13-question quiz to practice reading 25- and 50-division Vernier height gages.
Reading a Micrometer
By Sue Silverstein
In this learning activity you'll practice reading a micrometer.
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.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.
Interpreting Engineering Drawings: Title and Revision Blocks
Learners examine the information on a title block and answer questions about that information in an interactive quiz.
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.
Print Reading: Three-Step Block
Learners test their ability to visualize a three-step block in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Darex Model SP2000 Drill Sharpening Machine
By Mike Cattelino
Learners view step-by-step instructions for how to set up and sharpen a drill bit in the Darex drill grinder, model SP2000.
Surface Texture Symbols
Learners examine the symbols and values that control surface roughness, waviness, and lay. A brief quiz completes the object.
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.
Calculating Blank Size for Rolled Sheet Metal
In this interactive object, students read how to calculate the blank size for cylinders in a three-roll pinch roller. A calculator is required for the brief quiz that completes the activity.
General Shop Safety - Safety Rules
This document provides a list of shop safety rules.
General Machine Safety Considerations
This text document lists 27 safety items to consider in a machine shop.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.