Learners examine the proper way to set up standard and metric micrometers to measure the wear on a brake drum.
Ladder Safety and Fall Protection
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
Explore how to prevent injuries caused by falling from ladders or elevated heights by looking at the parts of a ladder, ladder safety rules, and personal fall protection systems.
Automotive Electrical Systems: Variable Resistors
By Andrew Rinke, Terry Bartelt
In this animated activity, students read about the two general types of variable resistors: potentiometers and rheostats. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
By Jared Huss
In this animated learning object, students are introduced to standard procedures, pilot actions, and pilot callouts for C-172 critical phases of flight.
Digital Multimeter/Ohmmeter Measurement Connections
By Terry Bartelt, David Schwid
In this animated activity, learners follow a step-by-step approach for connecting a digital multimeter to measure resistance. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Basic Symbols Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the drawing symbols used for counterbore, countersink, spotface, radius, diameter, and depth. In the quiz that completes the activity, they associate these symbols with machining applications.
Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
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.
Analyze a Part Drawing
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners answer 25 questions regarding part or assembly drawings. The basic areas of blueprint reading are covered.
Reading a Triple Beam Balance
By Jill Crowder
Students identify the parts of a triple beam balance and practice measuring the mass of objects.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
Unit Conversion in the Metric and English Systems: Weight
You'll practice converting between units of measure for weight in the metric and English measurement systems.
Spheres: Basic Terminology
You'll practice defining terms related to spheres and identifing parts of spheres.
Air Brake Parts
How well do you know your air brake parts?
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