Analyze a Part Drawing
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners answer 25 questions regarding part or assembly drawings. The basic areas of blueprint reading are covered.
Cutting Tapers Using the Tailstock Offset Method
By Kelly Curran
In this video, you’ll explore how to calculate, setup, and cut a taper using the tailstock offset method.
Reading Vernier Height Gage Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
Students take a 13-question quiz to practice reading 25- and 50-division Vernier height gages.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.
Basic Symbols Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the drawing symbols used for counterbore, countersink, spotface, radius, diameter, and depth. In the quiz that completes the activity, they associate these symbols with machining applications.
Basic Elements of Dimensions Used in Engineering Drawings
In this interactive object, students explore the basic elements and common terms associated with dimensions and leaders. A quiz completes the activity.
How to Read a Caliper
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice questions.
The Dial Caliper
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
Orthographic Projection #1
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine orthographic projection and the Glass Box Theory. Front, side, and top view development is demonstrated with pictorial views of each object to help develop 2D to 3D visualization skills.
Indirect Measurement Instruments
The learner will define indirect measurement, identify common indirect measuring tools, and select the proper measuring tool for the situation.
Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
Learners examine the basic types of dimensioning including unidirectional and aligned systems, and linear, aligned, angled, arrowless, chain, datum, chart, tabular, radius, diameter, typical, and reference dimensions.