Students follow step-by-step directions on how to make mathematical calculations for a Wheatstone bridge.
Pulse Train Fundamentals
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners examine the fundamentals of a pulse train. Concepts such as time on, time off, duty cycle, period, and frequency are covered.
Statics: Law of Transmissibility
By Steve Whitmoyer
Learners examine how a force may be considered to act at any point along its line of action as long as the magnitude and direction of the force remain unchanged. Numerical verification is provided.
Pneumatic Directional Control Valves (Screencast)
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated object, learners examine the operation of two-way, three-way, and four-way directional control valves used in pneumatic systems.
Learners apply the principles associated with Boyle’s Law. A brief quiz completes the activity.
RC Time Constant
By Tim Tewalt, Patrick Hoppe
In this animated object, learners observe the voltage on a capacitor at various time constants when it either charges or discharges. Students then answer questions in the categories of Identify, Compare, and Compute.
Firewall: Network Address Translation/Port Address Translation
By Joseph Wetzel, Douglas Tabbutt
In this learning activity you'll examine how network address translation works.
In this learning activity, you'll examine the different ways in which computers and other equipment are physically connected in local area networks and the advantages and disadvantages of each topology.
Switches and Hubs
Learners view animations showing how hubs and switches work in local area network configurations.
How Switches Increase Speed
In this learning activity you'll observe how switches are used in local area networks to increase data transmission speeds.
Access Point Devices
You'll familiarize yourself with various access point devices.
Hacker Categories and Terminology
You'll be introduced to categories of attackers who target computer systems and networks.
Commonly Used Linux Acronyms
You'll test your familiarity with some commonplace Linux acronyms.
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