The 8 Wastes of the Lean Production System
By Janet Braun
The learner identifies ways to eliminate or minimize wastes found in business processes. A quiz completes the activity.
Improving Your Welding Technique
Learners will follow general tips and tricks for improving their basic welding technique.
How to Use the Fillet Gage
The learner will understand how to properly use a fillet gage to measure weld size.
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
In this animated object, learners study how the internal parts of an AC synchronous motor interact with magnetic fields to cause rotation. A short quiz completes the activity.
In this animated activity, learners study how the magnetic field of an armature can distort the DC motor's main magnetic field. A brief quiz completes the object.
Understanding and Writing Pseudocode: Advanced Topics
By Jason Vosters
In this module, you'll build upon the concepts Understanding and Writing Pseudocode: The Basics, by learning new techniques and terms to make your pseudocode more complete.
Using a Steady Rest
By Kelly Curran
In this video, you’ll learn how to set up a long piece of tubing using a steady rest, so that you can bore the ends for a bearing.
Setting Up and Using an Offset Boring Head
By Erich Krowas
This video will examine the parts of an offset boring head, and how to setup and use the head.
By Terry Bartelt
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.
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.
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.
Shear - Hydraulic - Adira - Setting Back Gauge
By Dave Hoffman
Step-by-step of setting the back gauge with an Adira Hydraulic Shear.
Top Bender - Operator's Control Panel
Learners are asked to program the Top Bender following the same steps they would if working on the actual control panel.
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.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.
Darex Model SP2000 Drill Sharpening Machine
By Mike Cattelino
Learners view step-by-step instructions for how to set up and sharpen a drill bit in the Darex drill grinder, model SP2000.
Equivalent Gates/Ladder Logic Circuits
Learners will identify ladder logic diagrams and the logic functions they perform.
What Type of Team Do You Belong To?
Are you a member of a fragmented, conflicted, or smooth- functioning team? Learn the characteristics of each to build a stronger team.
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will understand the importance of following instructions.
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
Students follow steps to transfer data from a list to a histogram.
Designing a Ladder Diagram
In this animated object, learners examine the design of a ladder circuit that provides manual control to a water pumping system. Students also study modifications to the circuit as the complexity of the system increases.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
Explore the different types of personal protective equipment, which protects you against workplace hazards
Alcohol and the Job
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners evaluate and respond to excuses for not reporting alcohol-related behavior they have observed on the job. This activity has audio content.
Troubleshooting a Digital-to-Analog Converter
Learners read an explanation of how to troubleshoot a faulty digital-to-analog converter that has a shorted input.
In this animated activity, learners examine the fundamental operation of a logic probe that is used to detect logic signals in a digital circuit.