How to Read a Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice questions.
Reading a Micrometer
By Sue Silverstein
In this learning activity you'll practice reading a micrometer.
Print Reading: An Alphabet of Lines in Print Reading
By Kelly Curran
In this animated activity, learners read about the types of lines found on blueprints. A quiz completes the activity.
The MOD 10 Counter
By Patrick Hoppe
The technique for designing a MOD 10 counter is introduced. Asynchronous inputs of a JK flip-flop are used to clear the counter.
The Dial Caliper
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
The 4-Input Truth Table
In this learning activity you'll practice using the 4-input truth table.
Synchronous & Asynchronous Inputs on a JK Flip-Flop
Students examine the operation of synchronous and asynchronous inputs on a JK Flip-Flop.
Everyone Knows How to Use a Ruler, Right?
Students review the best practices for using a ruler and answer five basic questions.
Presetting and Clearing a Flip-Flop
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated activity, learners view how to clear and preset a flip-flop to store a logic 0 or a logic 1.
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.
Learners examine the Karnaugh map for a three-variable system. Several examples are given.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.
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.
Hexadecimal Numbering System
In this learning activity you'll review the hexadecimal numbering system.
Cascading Magnitude Comparators
Learners read an explanation of how to connect two 7485 ICs to compare binary numbers by creating an 8-bit comparator. Diagrams and charts are presented.
The Operation of a Multiplexer/Demultiplexer Circuit
In this animated object, learners examine how a multiplexer and a demultiplexer work together when their data select lines are connected to the same binary counter.
Units of Measurement
In this learning activity you'll explore units of measurement.
Serial-In Serial-Out Shift Register
In this animated activity, students view the operation of a 4-bit serial-in serial-out register. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
Procedure for Setting the Tool Length Offsets on a Vertical CNC Machining Center with a Fanuc O-M Control
By Les Rhines
Students view how the tool length offsets are set on the CNC Machine. They read a description of a method that uses a 2-inch gage block as a height reference.
Simplified Sampling Plans for Attributes (Z1.4)
By John Stewart
In this interactive object, learners examine simplified sampling plans and tables based on the ANSI/ASQ Z1.4 standard. An exercise completes the activity.
Identifying Non-Random Patterns on a Control Chart
In this learning activity you'll recognize several patterns on an Xbar and R control chart. These non-random patterns are indications that the process is not in a state of statistical control.
Reading Vernier Height Gage Quiz
Students take a 13-question quiz to practice reading 25- and 50-division Vernier height gages.
Digital Circuit Devices
The two types of digital devices, logic gates and flip-flops, and the types of basic operations they perform are presented.
The MOD Number
Learners read how to calculate the MOD number and how it is used.
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.