Indirect Measurement Instruments
By Kelly Curran
The learner will define indirect measurement, identify common indirect measuring tools, and select the proper measuring tool for the situation.
The Dial Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
How to Read a Caliper
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice questions.
The Care and Use of a Caliper
By Phil Peters
The learner examines the four different ways that a caliber can be used to measure dimensions and distances.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.
Reading Vernier Height Gage Quiz
Students take a 13-question quiz to practice reading 25- and 50-division Vernier height gages.
Cutting Tapers Using the Tailstock Offset Method
In this video, you’ll explore how to calculate, setup, and cut a taper using the tailstock offset method.
Manufacturing PPE Mini-Sim
By Excelsior College
This activity is a simulation that allows the learner to practice personal protective equipment tasks.
The learner will understand how to view an object for interpretation in the standard orthographic format and then accurately sketch three orthographic views using 3rd angle projection.
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners examine the Karnaugh map for a three-variable system. Several examples are given.
Print Reading: An Alphabet of Lines in Print Reading
In this animated activity, learners read about the types of lines found on blueprints. A quiz completes the activity.
Reading a Micrometer
By Sue Silverstein
In this learning activity you'll practice reading a micrometer.
How Small Is a Millionth of an Inch?
In this learning activity you'll determine the measurement to be made and the accuracy required.
Boolean Theorems (Single Variable)
Students analyze the eight single variable Boolean theorems and their expressions.
Determining Punch & Dies for Press Brake Forming
By Dave Hoffman
Introduction to selecting the proper punch and die for air bending or bottoming when forming on a press brake. Includes charts and methods for selection.
Using a Depth Micrometer
By Terry Fleischman
Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.
Pascal's Law and Hydraulics
By Terry Bartelt
Using the principle of Pascal's Law, the learner will interpret the gauge readings in a hydraulic system to determine when the system is operating properly under various load conditions and when there is a defect.
The Absolute Rotary Encoder
The learner will gain an understanding of robot motion control by comprehending the fundamentals of the encoder.
The Welder's Tool Bag
In this learning object, you’ll explore what tools should be a part of every welding tool bag.
A Drill for Converting Binary Numbers to Decimal Numbers
By John Rosz
Students test their skill at converting binary numbers to decimal numbers. Immediate feedback is provided.
Engine Lathe: Basic Components and Operation
In this video, you’ll explore the engine lathe, its basic components, and you’ll learn to operate its machine controls.
Test your skills at reading a ruler.
Basic Logic Gates
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
The learner will understand the operation of the six fundamental logic gates and the inverter by using truth tables, Boolean Algebra equations, switch analogies, and written statements.
Using a Sine Bar
By Janet Braun
The learner will use the deceptively simple sine bar to measure angles to minutes or even half minutes.
Quality Basics: Customer Requirements and Specifications
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
In this learning activity you'll describe customer requirements and specifications as they relate to "Quality" in an organization.