Pressure-Reducing Valve Application
By Terry Bartelt, Stephen Schneider
In this animated activity, a drill-and-clamp machine is used to show an application of a pressure-reducing valve. Recommendations on how to properly make pressure adjustments are also provided.
By Terry Bartelt
Learners study animation showing the operation of an AC wound-rotor motor with its external starting resistors. A short quiz completes the activity.
DC Compound Motors
Learners study animation showing the operation of cumulative and differential DC compound motors. A short quiz completes the activity.
Operation of Full-Wave Bridge Rectifier
By Matthew Treu
In this learning activity you'll explore the operation of a full-wave bridge rectifier circuit.
By Barbara Liang, Andrea Krabbe
Learners read about nonverbal communication. In a drag-and-drop exercise, they evaluate photos of people interacting and determine if the behaviors shown interfere with communication or enhance it.
In this animated object, learners examine how thermal energy is transferred by conduction, convection, and radiation. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Everyone Knows How to Use a Ruler, Right?
By Barbara Anderegg
Students review the best practices for using a ruler and answer five basic questions.
Automotive Electrical Systems VAT-40 Battery Testing
By Andrew Rinke
Learners read a detailed description of the VAT-40 tester and practice using it in an interactive exercise.
Inductor Series - Parallel: Practice Problems
By Patrick Hoppe
Students complete 10 practice problems.
The schematic symbols of logic gates used in digital circuits are shown.
Hexadecimal Number Conversion Practice Problems
In this learning activity you'll practice converting between hexadecimal and decimal and between hexadecimal and binary numbers.
Clock Pulse Triggering of Flip-Flops
This learning object shows the symbols used to represent the type of pulse required at the clock input to activate flip-flops.
By James Bourassa
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.
In this animated object, learners examine how aeration develops in a hydraulic pump. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Comparing Electronic and Hydraulic Components
Learners read about the similarities of electronic and hydraulic components and then match the schematic symbols in a drag-and-drop exercise.
The Variable Reluctance Stepper Motor
Learners view colorful animations showing the operation of a VR stepper motor.
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.
Sine Bar Quiz
In this learning activity you'll calculate sine bar problems.
Noninverting Op Amp
In this animated object, learners examine the fundamental operation of a noninverting operational amplifier. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Math Conversions for Veterinary Technicians
By Laura Lien
Learners view the conversion factors within and between the metric, apothecary, and household systems. A quiz completes the activity.
This learning activity describes the physical properties that affect the inductance, in henries, of an inductor.
Ammeter Circuit Connections
In this animated activity, students view a step-by-step approach of how to connect an ammeter to a circuit. A brief quiz concludes the lesson.
Building a Binary Counter with a JK Flip-Flop
In this animated activity, learners examine the construction of a binary counter using a JK flip-flop. The ability of the JK flip-flop to "toggle" Q is also viewed.
The Purge Level Measurement Method
In this animated object, learners examine how the purge pressure system is used to measure levels of material. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Designing a Cylinder Dwell Circuit
This animated lesson shows how a ladder circuit uses timer-on delays to cause an extrusion machine to operate.