A Drill for Converting Binary Numbers to Decimal Numbers
By John Rosz
Students test their skill at converting binary numbers to decimal numbers. Immediate feedback is provided.
Abbreviations Representing Electrical Quantities
By Terry Bartelt
In this learning activity you'll identify abbreviations that represent quantities associated with electrical circuits.
AC Capacitor: A Water Tank Analogy
By Roger Brown
In this animated lesson, students read an analogy comparing water in a "special" water tank to the current "flow" through a capacitor.
AC Current Flow
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the flow of electron current into and out of hot and neutral sockets during each alternation of an AC waveform. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Active Region Operation of a Transistor
Learners view the operation of an NPN transistor in the active region.
Ammeter Circuit Connections
In this animated activity, students view a step-by-step approach of how to connect an ammeter to a circuit. A brief quiz concludes the lesson.
An Algorithm for Converting a Decimal Number to a Hexadecimal Number
By Kevin Ritzman
In this animated activity, learners examine a systematic method for converting a decimal number (base 10) into a hexadecimal number (base 16).
An Algorithm for Converting a Hexadecimal Number to a Decimal Number
In this animated and interactive object, learners follow two methods for converting a hexadecimal number to a decimal number. They test their knowledge in exercises at the end of the learning object.
An Impedance Matching Application
Learners consider why an impedance matching transformer is needed to connect an antenna to a television.
An Introduction to the Digital Multimeter
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll explore the functions and proper operation of a digital multimeter.
Analog Ammeter Operation
Students examine the procedure to measure current with an analog ammeter. The use of Function and Range switches is explored along with reading the needle position on the meter scale. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Analog Ohmmeter Operation
Learners follow procedures for measuring resistance using an analog ohmmeter. They examine the use of the Function Switch and the Range Switch and practice reading a non-linear scale. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Analog Voltmeter Operation
Students follow the procedure to measure voltage with an analog voltmeter. They examine the use of the Function Switch and the Range Switch. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners read an explanation of the concept of apparent power in a power distribution system involving motors, generators, and transformers. A quiz completes this interactive lesson.
Assembling a Circuit from a Schematic Diagram
In this animated object, students examine the steps for wiring an electrical circuit from reading a schematic diagram.
Average Voltages of Pulsating DC Voltages
In this learning activity, learners will learn to calculate the average voltage produced by half-wave and full-wave rectifiers.
Basic DC Electrical Motor Construction
Learners examine the internal parts of a DC electrical motor and then text their knowledge in a drag-and-drop exercise.
Basic Logic Gates
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
The learner will understand the operation of the six fundamental logic gates and the inverter by using truth tables, Boolean Algebra equations, switch analogies, and written statements.
Learners are introduced to primary and secondary batteries. Examples are given.
BCD-to-Seven Segment Decoder
Learners will understand how binary-coded decimal information is decoded and used to drive a seven-segment display.
Bipolar Junction Transistor Vocabulary
Students read the terms associated with the Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) . They also view formulas for dc current and voltage.
Boolean Theorems (Multivariable)
Students read the multivariable theorems and view the graphic depictions of the Boolean expressions.
Boolean Theorems (Single Variable)
Students analyze the eight single variable Boolean theorems and their expressions.
Building a Binary Counter with a JK Flip-Flop
In this animated activity, learners examine the construction of a binary counter using a JK flip-flop. The ability of the JK flip-flop to "toggle" Q is also viewed.