In this learning activity you'll practice reading a micrometer.
Lathes: Three Wire Method for Measuring Screws
By Kelly Curran
This document is a visual and text description of the three-wire method for measuring screws for use with a lathe.
General Shop Safety - Housekeeping
In this learning object you'll view a list of ways to keep the area around the machine shop safe.
The Strain Wave Gear Principle
The learner will understand the inner workings of the strain wave gear principle.
Facing and Center Drilling Using a Four-Jaw Chuck
In this video, you’ll explore how to set up the chuck, face your part using a left-handed and right-handed tool, center drilling, and facing the part to length.
Measuring Length in the Metric System
By Nabila Dahche
In this learning activity you'll explore how units in the metric system are related to each other and practice locating measurements on a metric line.
Brakes: Measuring Brake Drums
By Ken Kempfer, Dan Claus, John Hadjikyriacos, Kevin Guthrie
Learners examine the proper way to set up standard and metric micrometers to measure the wear on a brake drum.
Proper Digital Multimeter Placement
By David Schwid, Patrick Hoppe
In this interactive and animated activity, students follow the steps for proper digital multimeter placement for resistance, voltage, and current.
Calculating Board Feet
By Patrick Molzahn
Learners review the process for calculating board feet and use virtual samples to practice the process.
Using a Lumber Rule
Learners read how to use a lumber rule to quickly and accurately estimate board feet. They then use virtual samples to practice the process.
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