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.
Print Reading: Hub
Learners practice reading prints of a hub. They identify information located on the print and calculate missing dimensions.
Print Reading: Angled Mount
Learners test their ability to visualize an angled mount in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Press Brake - Loading Punches and Dies
By Dave Hoffman
The student reads about the procedures for loading punches and turning a die block in an up-acting hydraulic press brake. The safe handling of press brake tooling is also illustrated.
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.
By Patrick Hoppe
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.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
Explore the different types of personal protective equipment, which protects you against workplace hazards
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.
Part Alignment on the Coordinate Measurement Machine
By John Stewart
In this animated object, learners examine how to align a part on the 1808 CMM.
Overview of the Bridgeport Milling Machine
By Erich Krowas
In this video, we’ll identify the parts that make up the Bridgeport and learn how it works.
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.
Optical Comparator: Starrett HB 400 Edge Detector Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
The learner tests his/her ability to set up the optical comparator edge detector using a virtual simulation of the machine.
Optical Comparator: Operating the Controller on the Starrett HB400
Students review the functions of the keys on the Starrett HB400 Optical Comparator controller.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 explore the operation of a NAND gate using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.
Mounting and Indicating a Vise
In this video, you’ll explore how to use a vise on a Bridgeport mill to securely hold your workpiece.
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.
Test your skills at reading a ruler.
Marvel Saw: Clearing Out a Job
In this simulation, learners follow steps to clear out a job that had been previously created.
Manufacturing PPE Mini-Sim
By Excelsior College
This activity is a simulation that allows the learner to practice personal protective equipment tasks.
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.