Learners examine the proper way to set up standard and metric micrometers to measure the wear on a brake drum.
Rough Terrain Lift Truck
By Terrance Yonash
Learners watch a video of a walk around inspection of a rough terrain lift truck from front to rear. Note: This object contains video clips. High-speed Internet is highly recommended.
Automotive Electrical Systems: Effects of a Rheostat in a Series-Parallel Circuit.
By Andrew Rinke, Terry Bartelt
Learners examine the current and voltage changes in a series-parallel circuit as the resistance value of a rheostat is varied. Illustrations and calculations are included.
Automotive Electrical Systems VAT-40 Charging System Test
By Andrew Rinke
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the SUN VAT-40 battery starting and charging system tester. This learning object demonstrates the use of the tester in diagnosing conventional 12-volt automotive charging systems. It contains audio.
Automotive Electrical Systems: Ammeter Circuit Connections
In this animated activity, students view a step-by-step approach for how to connect an ammeter to a circuit. A brief quiz concludes the lesson.
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.
Air Brake Parts
How well do you know your air brake parts?
Spheres: Basic Terminology
You'll practice defining terms related to spheres and identifing parts of spheres.
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.
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