Using the principle of Pascal's Law, the learner will interpret the gauge readings in a hydraulic system to determine when the system is operating properly under various load conditions and when there is a defect.
In this learning activity you'll follow 11 steps to take measurements using a Vernier caliper.
In this animated activity, learners view the following physics concepts in action: force, friction, horsepower, work, power, inefficiency, resistance, inertia, and energy.
Learners read a description of how an oscilloscope is used to measure the frequency of a sine wave.
Learners follow step-by-step instructions for using an oscilloscope to measure DC voltages.
Learners examine the differences and similarities between hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Learners view animations showing methods of measuring the pH level of a solution using litmus paper and electronic instruments.
In this animated lesson, learners follow the steps required to read the phase shift difference in degrees between two AC waveforms.
Learners read how inches of water column is used as a unit of pressure measurement. Practical applications and a conversion formula to psi are included.
In this animated learning object, students view the operation of an oscilloscope that is used to measure AC voltages. A brief quiz completes the activity.
In this learning activity you'll review how to read a metric micrometer and use your knowledge to answer 12 questions.
In this animated activity, learners examine the operation of normally open and normally closed valves used in hydraulics. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
Learners observe how an optical pyrometer is used to take temperature measurements without making physical contact with the object being measured.
In this animated activity, learners examine the conductivity of a solution and how its properties affect measurements to determine concentration levels. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
Learners read a step-by-step approach on how to connect an ohmmeter when making measurements in this interactive lesson.
Learners examine the operation of an orifice plate flowmeter as it is used to make process control measurements. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners read a description of the function of the coupling switch on an oscilloscope and how its setting affects measurements of DC, AC, and combined voltages. A brief quiz completes the activity.
In this animated activity, learners examine the three main segments of a hydraulic system: power supply, control, and output. A brief quiz completes the learning object.
This interactive learning object is designed to help learners memorize the color code used on some hydraulic schematic diagrams. Learners quiz themselves using electronic flashcards.
Students read how to calculate the size of a hydraulic cylinder that is required for a particular application. Mathematical formulas are provided.