Learners read a description of torque and study the factors that cause its magnitude to change.
The Reflected Load in a Transformer
By Terry Bartelt
Learners examine how the load resistance connected to the secondary coil of a transformer affects the primary current. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Power Law Practice Problems #1
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners review the three formulas for power and work 12 problems. In each of the problems, students are given two of the three variables (voltage, resistance, or current) and asked to solve for power. Immediate feedback is provided.
Silicon Diode Basics
This primer introduces the student to the key terms and concepts associated with the silicon diode.
The Function Generator: Frequency Control
Learners read how to use the knobs and the output terminals of a Wavetek Model 25 function generator to obtain a waveform at a desired frequency.
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.
Calculating Board Feet
By Patrick Molzahn
Learners review the process for calculating board feet and use virtual samples to practice the process.
Using a Lumber Rule
Learners read how to use a lumber rule to quickly and accurately estimate board feet. They then use virtual samples to practice the process.
Introduction to Class 3 Levers
By James Bourassa, John Rosz
In this interactive object, students view an animated depiction of Class 3 levers. A matching quiz completes the activity.
Word Problems in Basic Mechanics
Learners solve word problems involving basic mechanical principles such as torque, horsepower, work, and power. Students who have problems with a particular word problem may try it again with a different set of numbers.
Squid Game - Rotation
Squidhunter is a single player multiple choice question/answer game. The player uses the directional arrows to control the pirate and the spacebar to fire harpoons at the enemy squids. Collect treasure by killing squids and answering correctly. Wrong answers will lower the player's score.
Body Parts: Name it!
Choose the name of the given body part.
Memory Match - Length Conversions
Find the values that are equivalent.
Mechanics and it's Components
You will have to find the cards that correspond to the same pair
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