Electrical Opens and Shorts

By Terry Bartelt, David Schwid

In this animated activity, learners examine the difference between opens and shorts in an electrical circuit. A brief quiz completes the object.

Electrical Shocks

By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen

In this learning activity, we’ll explore the impact of electric shock on the human body.

Electrical Switches & Pushbuttons

By Terry Bartelt

In this learning activity you'll review the operation and schematic symbols of various types of switches and push buttons used for electronic circuits.

ElectroMagnetic Radio Waves

In this animated object, learners examine how magnetic waves are transmitted as radio signals.

Electromagnets

Learners examine how an electromagnet is formed. Animated illustrations show current running through a coil wrapped around an iron core.

Electronic Workbench Basics: Opening a File for Simulation

By Patrick Hoppe

Students read an introduction to the electronic workbench and view a demonstration of how to open a file for circuit simulation.

Electronic WorkBench: The Bode Plotter

Electronic WorkBench has a virtual instrument called "The Bode Plotter." Students view the proper set-up and use of this device.

Elements of a Closed-Loop System

By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman

Learners study an animated block diagram that describes the function of each element in a closed-loop system used in industrial automation.

Elements of Machine Vision

By Craig Hemken

Learners examine the basic elements of a machine vision system. A short quiz completes the activity.

Endothermic vs. Exothermic Reactions

In this animated object, learners examine how the heating or cooling steps in a manufacturing process work to control a chemical reaction.

Equivalent Gates/Ladder Logic Circuits

Learners will identify ladder logic diagrams and the logic functions they perform.

Excel: Complex Addition

Students view the steps to follow to add complex numbers in Excel.

Excel: Complex Division

Students view the steps for dividing complex numbers in Excel.

Excel: Complex Multiplication

Students view the steps for multiplying complex numbers in Excel.

Excel: Complex Subtraction

Students view the steps for subtracting complex numbers in Excel.

Excel: Converting Radians to Degrees

Students read how to use the DEGREES() function to convert radians to degrees.

Excel: Determining the Complex Conjugate

Students read how to use the IMCONJUGATE() function to convert complex numbers to their conjugate in rectangular form.

Excel: Determining the Square Root of a Complex Number

Learners view the steps for determining the square root of a complex number in Excel.

Excel: Entering a Complex Number

Learners examine the complex number function to convert real and imaginary coefficients into a complex number.

Excel: Entering a Formula

In this animated learning object, users view the process of entering a formula in an Excel spreadsheet. Several different methods and associated examples are given.

Excel: Locking Cell References

Students read how to lock a cell that is being referenced in a formula so that it does not automatically show an increment when the formula is copied.

Excel: Rectangular to Polar Conversion for Magnitude

Learners read how to convert complex numbers to their polar equivalent in Excel.

Excel: Rectangular to Polar Conversion for the Phase Angle in Radians

The conversion from rectangular to polar mode phase angle in radians is demonstrated in Excel.

Excel: Spreadsheet Hints

Learners read how to create a spreadsheet to determine the voltage drop across a resistor in an AC circuit. The complex functions explained in other learning objects are used in this example.

Excess Gain of Optical Sensors

In this animated activity, learners examine how to change the gain of an optical sensor to overcome environmental conditions and distance.