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Designing a Ladder Diagram
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this animated object, learners examine the design of a ladder circuit that provides manual control to a water pumping system. Students also study modifications to the circuit as the complexity of the system increases.
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P&ID Tag Numbers
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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Learners study the types of information letters and numbers placed inside general piping and instrumentation diagram symbols.
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Fundamentals of a DC Motor
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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Learners study the interaction between the conductors of the stator and the armature inside a DC motor, which causes the shaft to rotate. A short quiz completes the activity.
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Hydraulic Cylinder Speed
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this interactive and animated object, learners examine why the piston of a hydraulic cylinder extends slower than it retracts. A brief quiz completes the activity.
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Hydraulic System Pressure
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this animated activity, learners observe how pressure values throughout a hydraulic system are developed based on pump pressure and the size of the load.
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Pressure-Reducing Valve Application
Author: Terry Bartelt, Stephen Schneider
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this animated activity, a drill-and-clamp machine is used to show an application of a pressure-reducing valve. Recommendations on how to properly make pressure adjustments are also provided.
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Three Phase Wye Transformer Calculations
Author: James Bourassa
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this interactive object, learners follow steps to find phase voltages in a partial three-phase power distribution circuit.
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Armature Reaction
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this animated activity, learners study how the magnetic field of an armature can distort the DC motor's main magnetic field. A brief quiz completes the object.
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Hydraulic Schematic Symbol Flashcards
Author: John Rosz
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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This interactive object is designed to help learners memorize schematic symbols used in hydraulic diagrams. Learners quiz themselves using electronic flashcards.
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Hydraulic Systems
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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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.
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Cascading Counters
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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Learners observe how to cascade PLC counters to extend the maximum count of one counter.
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Three-Phase Delta Transformer Calculations
Author: James Bourassa
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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Using a memory shortcut for calculations, the learner determines line and phase values of current in a three-phase AC configuration. Practice problems complete the activity.
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Hydraulic Brake Valves
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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The operation of a hydraulic brake valve, including the internal components, is presented using animations.
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The Induction Motor Slip
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this animated object, learners examine how the rotation of an induction AC motor's armature slips behind the synchronous rotational speed of the stator's field to create magnetic fields. These fields interact and produce torque. A quiz completes the activity.
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PLC Shift Registers
Author: Terry Bartelt, Tom Yapp
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this animated activity, learners study how a PLC performs a shift operation. The learning object covers data movement, data entry, PLC wiring, PLC shift register introductions, and programming for a paint can operation.
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Analog Position Control
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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In this animated object, learners examine an analog closed-loop feedback system that uses potentiometers to control the position of a gear rack.
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Reaction Curve Tuning Example
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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Learners perform the steps required for the Ziegler-Nichols Reaction Curve Tuning Method. The process identification procedure is performed, calculations are made, and the proper PID values are programmed into the controller.
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Types of Pneumatic Compressors
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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Learners examine the operation of positive and non-positive displacement compressors used in pneumatic systems.
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The Elementary AC Generator
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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Learners view animations showing the operation of the internal parts of an AC generator. A short quiz completes the activity.
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A Timer-Off Application
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Industrial Automation
Source: Wisc-Online
Type: Learning Object
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Learners examine how a PLC Timer-Off instruction is used in the operation of an automotive paint booth.
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