Total Resistance in a Parallel Circuit
By Terry Bartelt
The learner will apply the three formulas used to find the total resistance of three types of parallel resistor circuit configurations.
The Three-Phase AC Generator
By Terry Fleischman
In this 3D animated object, learners examine the way in which a three-phase generator produces three sine waves with three armature coils. A quiz completes the activity.
AC Voltage Conversions
In this animated object, learners examine the formulas used to convert peak, RMS, average, and peak-to-peak AC voltages. A brief quiz completes the activity.
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.
The schematic symbols of logic gates used in digital circuits are shown.
Difference Op Amp
Learners examine the fundamental operation of a difference operational amplifier. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Voltage and Current Amplitudes in a Series RLC Circuit
Learners examine how voltages and currents vary in a series RLC circuit as the applied frequency changes.
Pneumatic Schematic Symbol Flashcards
This interactive object is designed to help learners memorize schematic symbols used in pneumatic diagrams. Learners quiz themselves using electronic flashcards.
Waveforms of an SCR Circuit
Learners view waveforms at various locations of an SCR circuit controlling the intensity a light bulb. The waveforms are shown when the light is dim, at medium brightness, and at full brightness. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Calculating Horsepower, RPM, and Torque
By James Bourassa, John Rosz
In this animated and interactive object, learners examine the formula for horsepower and work practice 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.
Ohm's Law: Current
By Tim Tewalt, Patrick Hoppe
Learners study animated rheostat settings that show how current flow is inversely proportional to resistance. Ten review questions complete the learning object.
PLC Shift Registers
By Terry Bartelt, Tom Yapp
In this animated activity, learners study how a PLC performs a shift operation. The learning object covers data movement, data entry, PLC wiring, PLC shift register introductions, and programming for a paint can operation.
Analog Position Control
In this animated object, learners examine an analog closed-loop feedback system that uses potentiometers to control the position of a gear rack.
Voltage Measurements of a Half-Wave Rectifier
In this animated lesson, students view how an oscilloscope and a DC voltmeter measure the voltage of a half-wave rectifier.
The Generation of Alternating Current
This learning object describes the production of an alternating current in a generator with a single-loop armature. An illustration of how a sine wave is produced is shown through animation.
Kirchhoff's Current Law - Parallel Circuits
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll explore Kirchhoff's Current Law and view examples of its application.
The 4-Input Truth Table
In this learning activity you'll practice using the 4-input truth table.
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.
The Semiconductor Diode
In this interactive object, learners examine the PN sections of a diode and the diode's forward- and reverse-biased operations. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Waveforms of a Triac Circuit
Learners observe the waveforms in a circuit in which a triac controls the brightness of a lamp’s light. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Total Resistance of a Series Circuit
In this learning activity you'll review the process of solving for the total resistance in a series DC circuit.
Powers of Ten: The Proper Use of Symbols
Students read about the six common terms used to represent the powers of ten in the field of electronics and complete two matching exercises.
The Zener Diode
In this animated object, learners examine the operation of a zener diode in the forward and reverse bias conditions. A quiz completes the activity.