The Open-Collector Logic Device

By Terry Bartelt

In this animated object, learners view the operation of an open-collector inverter with and without a pull-up resistor.

Boolean Theorems (Single Variable)

By Patrick Hoppe

Students analyze the eight single variable Boolean theorems and their expressions.

Using a Depth Micrometer

By Terry Fleischman

Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.

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.

Steel Rules Test

By Kelly Curran

In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of the different types of steel rules as well as how to use and read them correctly.

Print Reading: Three-Step Block

Learners test their ability to visualize a three-step block in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.

Print Reading: Step Block

In this animated print reading exercise, the learner calculates missing dimensions and identifies surfaces on projected views.

Angular Measurement

In this learning activity you'll review angles and different types of angular measuring tools associated with manufacturing.

Pascal's Law and Hydraulics

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.

Logic Probes

In this animated activity, learners examine the fundamental operation of a logic probe that is used to detect logic signals in a digital circuit.

Logic State Signals

In this learning activity you'll identify the voltage levels produced or recognized by digital logic devices as valid or invalid logic state signals.

Power Dissipation

Students look at the power dissipated by a single gate and by an IC. The concept of average current draw is introduced and examples are provided.

Print Reading: Slotted Block

In this learning activity you'll illustrate your ability to visualize a slotted block.

Variation in Manufacturing: The Stable Process

By John Stewart

Learners read a brief introduction to in-control and out-of-control conditions and view a series of distribution curves. This is a follow-up to the learning object titled "Quality Basics: Variation."

Gage Blocks

By Barbara Anderegg

In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.

Using an Indicator

By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg

Students read about the basics of using an indicator.

The Universal NAND Gate

Students view schematics and truth tables that demonstrate how the AND, OR, and Hex Inverter functions are achieved through the use of only NAND gates.

Surface Finish

Learners review surface finish basics and read how to calculate the roughness average.

Inverters

In this learning activity you'll describe the operation of a logic inverter using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.

Tracing Logic Circuit Signals

Learners follow steps to trace logic signals from the inputs of several interconnecting logic gates to one output.

Using Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz

In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.

The Universal NOR Gate

Learners read how the NOR gate can be configured to obtain the other common logic gates. Schematics and Boolean expressions demonstrate how the AND, OR, and Hex Inverter functions are achieved through the use of only NOR gates

Print Reading: Holder

Learners test their ability to visualize a holder in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.

Print Reading: Angled Mount

Learners test their ability to visualize an angled mount in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.

Measurement Madness

By Wisc-Online

Test your skills at reading a ruler.