Hydraulic System Pressure

By Terry Bartelt

In this animated activity, learners observe how pressure values throughout a hydraulic system are developed based on pump pressure and the size of the load.

Sine Bar Quiz

By Barbara Anderegg

In this learning activity you'll calculate sine bar problems.

Hydraulic Systems

In this animated activity, learners examine the three main segments of a hydraulic system: power supply, control, and output. A brief quiz completes the learning object.

The Magnetron Ignition System

Learners read an explanation of how the Magnetron Ignition System uses a solid state switching component, a step-up transformer, and magnetism to provide a high voltage spark in a one-cylinder combustion engine.

Series Circuit Analysis Practice Problems Part 1

By Patrick Hoppe

In this interactive object, learners solve for total resistance and current, the current through each resistor, the voltage across each resistor, and the power dissipated.

Decimals to Fractions

By Jessie Lloyd

Converting Rotational Velocity to Linear Velocity

By James Bourassa, John Rosz

In this animated object, students view an example of how to convert rotational velocity to linear velocity. They then work practice problems.

Comparing Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Learners examine the differences and similarities between hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

GD&T: Geometric Characteristic Symbols

By Glenn Sokolowski

In this interactive object, learners test their knowledge of 14 geometric tolerance control symbols.

Gear Ratio Concepts (Screencast)

By James Bourassa

In this screencast, learners examine the concept of gear ratios. The number of teeth, diameters, and velocity relationships are discussed and calculated using linear ratio equations.

Calculating Horsepower, RPM, and Torque

In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the formula for horsepower and work practice problems.

Orthographic Sketching

The learner will understand how to view an object for interpretation in the standard orthographic format and then accurately sketch three orthographic views using 3rd angle projection.

Sine Bar

In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.

Calculating DC Values of a Transistor Amplifier

In this animated activity, learners view the seven steps that are used to calculate voltage and current values throughout a common-emitter transistor amplifier.

Signed Binary Numbers: 2's Complement

By John Casey, Terry Bartelt

Learners use this interactive and animated object to examine the use of binary numbers in a programmable logic controller. A brief quiz completes the activity.

Pressure Measurements in Inches of Water Column

Learners read how inches of water column is used as a unit of pressure measurement. Practical applications and a conversion formula to psi are included.

Using a Depth Micrometer

By Terry Fleischman

Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.

Sine Wave Fundamentals: Practice Problem #1

In this interactive object, learners determine the Vp, Vp-p, Vrms, Vavg, and the frequency of a sine wave displayed on an oscilloscope screen.

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.

Measuring Current in a Parallel Circuit

In this interactive learning object, students view the ammeter connections for measuring currents in a parallel circuit with three branches on an energy concepts lab board. A brief quiz completes the activity.

Print Reading: An Alphabet of Lines in Print Reading

By Kelly Curran

In this animated activity, learners read about the types of lines found on blueprints. A quiz completes the activity.

The Zener Diode: Practice Problems

Students complete 10 practice problems. These deal with the determination of series current, zener current, and load current, and if the zener diode is operating in the breakdown region.

Transfer Functions: The RL High Pass Filter (Screencast)

Learners read how the RL high pass filter is developed. The transfer function is used in Excel to graph the Vout. The circuit is also simulated in Electronic WorkBench and the resulting Bode plot is compared to the graph from Excel.

Active Region Operation of a Transistor

Learners view the operation of an NPN transistor in the active region.

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.