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.
How to Use the Fillet Gage
The learner will understand how to properly use a fillet gage to measure weld size.
Identifying Non-Random Patterns on a Control Chart
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
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.
Improving Your Welding Technique
Learners will follow general tips and tricks for improving their basic welding technique.
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.
By Terry Bartelt
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.
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners examine the Karnaugh map for a three-variable system. Several examples are given.
Lathe Accessories - Tool Holding
In this learning activity you'll explore lathe tool-holding techniques.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.
Logic Probe Troubleshooting
In this animated object, learners follow a process for troubleshooting digital integrated circuits on a printed circuit board using a logic probe.
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 Indicators
Instructions on how to interpret state indicator symbols for input and output terminals of digital devices is presented.
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.
Making the Workplace Talk to You: Using Visual Controls
By Kaye Krueger
Learners examine how visual controls help to manage the workplace. Photos of visual controls are provided.
Manufacturing PPE Mini-Sim
By Excelsior College
This activity is a simulation that allows the learner to practice personal protective equipment tasks.
Marvel Saw: Clearing Out a Job
By Dave Hoffman
In this simulation, learners follow steps to clear out a job that had been previously created.
Test your skills at reading a ruler.
Metric Micrometer Measurements Review
In this learning activity you'll review how to read a metric micrometer and use your knowledge to answer 12 questions.
Mounting and Indicating a Vise
By Erich Krowas
In this video, you’ll explore how to use a vise on a Bridgeport mill to securely hold your workpiece.
In this learning activity you'll explore the operation of a NAND gate using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.
Negative Roles: How They Affect Teamwork (Video)
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners identify negative roles, match statements characteristic of each role, and relate how they have handled negative teams.
In this learning activity you'll review the operation of a NOR gate by using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.
Operating the Adira Hydraulic Shear
In this interactive object, learners set up a shear, enter the back gauge dimension, and prepare to shear metal in a simulation of the Adira Hydraulic Shear.
Optical Comparator: Setting Up the Edge Detector on the Starrett HB 400
Students read how to set up the optical comparator edge detector in this interactive learning object.
Optical Comparator: Establishing a Reference Frame on the Starrett HB 400
In this interactive learning object, learners read how to compensate for a part not mounted perfectly parallel to the machine axis.