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.
Hydraulic Schematic Symbol Flashcards
By John Rosz
This interactive object is designed to help learners memorize schematic symbols used in hydraulic diagrams. Learners quiz themselves using electronic flashcards.
Hall-Effect Sensor Application
By Terry Bartelt
Learners view practical examples of how a Hall-effect sensor is used.
Converting Between Gray and Binary Codes
Learners follow steps to convert numbers from Gray code to binary code. They then view steps to change binary values to Gray code numbers.
The Dial Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
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.
Voltages Across Series and Parallel Capacitive Circuits
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine how dc voltages develop across capacitors that are connected in series and in parallel.
Transformer Practice Problems
By Patrick Hoppe
Students solve practice problems on voltage, current, and impedance matching. Examples precede the problems.
What Is Torque?
Learners read a description of torque and study the factors that cause its magnitude to change. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Methods of Producing Electricity
In this learning activity you'll review the six different ways in which electricity is produced: chemical, friction, heat, light, magnetism, and pressure.
In this animated object, learners examine the operation of a demultiplexer along with the data output and select lines. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Gear Ratio Concepts
By James Bourassa
In this animated object, learners examine the concept of gear ratios. The number of teeth, diameters, and velocity relationships are discussed and calculated using linear ratio equations. A quiz completes the activity.
This learning object introduces the three approximations of a diode.
Difference Op Amp
Learners examine the fundamental operation of a difference operational amplifier. A brief quiz completes the activity.
This learning activity describes the physical properties that affect the inductance, in henries, of an inductor.
Students view a graphical explanation of how the motor condition (unloaded, 50 percent loaded, fully loaded) affects the phase between voltage and current, the current draw from the AC supply, the amount of power consumed, and the power factor.
An Introduction to the Digital Multimeter
In this learning activity you'll explore the functions and proper operation of a digital multimeter.
Hydraulic Mechanical Force
This animated lesson shows how to calculate the amount of force generated by hydraulic cylinders.
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 Elementary AC Generator
Learners view animations showing the operation of the internal parts of an AC generator. A short quiz completes the activity.
A Timer-Off Application
Learners examine how a PLC Timer-Off instruction is used in the operation of an automotive paint booth.
Learners observe how to cascade PLC counters to extend the maximum count of one counter.
Operation of Full-Wave Bridge Rectifier
By Matthew Treu
In this learning activity you'll explore the operation of a full-wave bridge rectifier circuit.
Active Region Operation of a Transistor
Learners view the operation of an NPN transistor in the active region.
Learners study the fundamental operation of a triac, particularly how it is turned on and off. A brief quiz completes the activity.