Cascading Magnitude Comparators
By Terry Bartelt
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.
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.
Everyone Knows How to Use a Ruler, Right?
Students review the best practices for using a ruler and answer five basic questions.
Using Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz
In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.
GMAW Modes of Transfer
The learner will identify the advantages and disadvantages of the four modes of GMAW transfer.
The Induction Motor Slip
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
In this animated object, learners examine how the rotation of an induction AC motor's armature slips behind the synchronous rotational speed of the stator's field to create magnetic fields. These fields interact and produce torque. A quiz completes the activity.
Visual Logic Basic Programming: Using Flow Charts
By Jason Vosters
In this learning activity you'll understand what flow charts are and how they're used to create computer programs.
The Open-Collector Logic Device
In this animated object, learners view the operation of an open-collector inverter with and without a pull-up resistor.
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.
Wire Feed Welding Gun Assembly
By Dave Hoffman
In this interactive object, learners follow steps to assemble a wire feed welding torch or gun.
The MOD Number
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners read how to calculate the MOD number and how it is used.
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.
Units of Measurement
In this learning activity you'll explore units of measurement.
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.
Development of a Boolean Expression for a Combinational Logic Circuit
Learners view an animated demonstration of how to determine the final output of the combinational circuit.
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.
The Electrician's Wheel of Laws Quiz
By James Bourassa
Learners test their knowledge of the variations of Watt's Law and Ohm's Law with this quiz.
Gage Block Combinations Review
By Kelly Curran, Janet Braun
In this learning activity you'll test your ability to select the proper gage blocks when making a stack.
Boolean Theorems (Multivariable)
Students read the multivariable theorems and view the graphic depictions of the Boolean expressions.
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.
Lathe Accessories - Tool Holding
In this learning activity you'll explore lathe tool-holding techniques.
In this learning activity you'll review angles and different types of angular measuring tools associated with manufacturing.
Understanding and Writing Pseudocode: The Basics
In this activity you'll explore how flowchart programs can be converted into pseudocode programming.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Change Model: How to Change
By Barbara Liang
Learners reflect on their own attitudes toward change and list them in the order they might experience them. In a separate exercise, they prioritize the actions a group might take when faced with change in the workplace.