Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
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.
Digital Terrain Model (DTM): Determining Contour Location
By Steve Whitmoyer
Learners read how to determine the location of a contour for a specific location given a TIN.
Orthographic Projection #1
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine orthographic projection and the Glass Box Theory. Front, side, and top view development is demonstrated with pictorial views of each object to help develop 2D to 3D visualization skills.
Weight - Volume Relationships: Water (Moisture) Content
This interactive learning object demonstrates how the moisture content is determined for a given sample of soil or aggregate.
Basic Types of Lines Used in Engineering Drawings
In this highly interactive object, learners associate basic line types and terms with engineering drawing geometry. A quiz completes the activity.
An Introduction to the Solderless Breadboard
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the layout and operation of the solderless breadboard.
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.
Basic Elements of Dimensions Used in Engineering Drawings
In this interactive object, students explore the basic elements and common terms associated with dimensions and leaders. A quiz completes the activity.
Basic Symbols Used in Engineering Drawings
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.
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.
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.
The Zener Diode
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated object, learners examine the operation of a zener diode in the forward and reverse bias conditions. A quiz completes the activity.
Identifying Lever Classes
In this interactive object, learners read an introduction to Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 levers and then take a quiz.
Interpreting Engineering Drawings: Title and Revision Blocks
Learners examine the information on a title block and answer questions about that information in an interactive quiz.
Lean/Six Sigma Culture
By Kaye Krueger
Learners read about the characteristics of a lean/six sigma culture.
Value/Supply Chain Management
By Weldon Faull
In this animated object, learners examine how to establish an effective supply chain that builds customer loyalty.
Interpreting Engineering Drawings: Sheet Sizes
In this animated and interactive object, learners view American National Standard and International Standard sheet sizes. A quiz completes the activity.
Introduction to Class 3 Levers
In this interactive object, students view an animated depiction of Class 3 levers. A matching quiz completes the activity.
In this interactive object, learners view various components of gears and read descriptions of them. Learners then identify the location of each of these components in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Parts Make an Assembly
Learners examine the relationship of individual parts in an assembly drawing. Assembly drawing notes, fabricated and purchased parts, and sectional views are explained briefly.
Learners examine pictorial drawings used in engineering including sectioned and exploded drawings. A sketching quiz is provided to help the learner create simple pictorial sketches by using orthographic views and an isometric template.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #3
Learners develop 3D visualization skills by examining front, side, and top orthographic views of objects. Using this information, students select the corresponding isometric view of each object.
Strength of Materials: The Centroid of a Triangle
In this animated and interactive object, learners calculate the area and centroid of a triangle.
Work and Power
Learners examine the formulas for calculating work in ft-lb units and power in ft-lb/min. units. Practice problems are included.
Surface Texture Symbols
Learners examine the symbols and values that control surface roughness, waviness, and lay. A brief quiz completes the object.