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Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
Author: Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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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.
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Calculating DC Values of a Transistor Amplifier
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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In this animated activity, learners view the seven steps that are used to calculate voltage and current values throughout a common-emitter transistor amplifier.
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Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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In this animated activity, learners examine how ground fault circuit interrupters work and why they are an important safety feature.
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Digital Terrain Model (DTM): Determining Contour Location
Author: Steve Whitmoyer
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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Learners read how to determine the location of a contour for a specific location given a TIN.
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AC Capacitor: A Water Tank Analogy
Author: Roger Brown
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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In this animated lesson, students read an analogy comparing water in a "special" water tank to the current "flow" through a capacitor.
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Series Circuit Analysis Practice Problems Part 1
Author: Patrick Hoppe
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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In this interactive object, learners solve for total resistance and current, the current through each resistor, the voltage across each resistor, and the power dissipated.
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The Superposition Theorem
Author: Patrick Hoppe
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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The superposition theorem is explained as it relates to dc circuit analysis. Examples are given.
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Designing a Ladder Diagram
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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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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AC Current Flow
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the flow of electron current into and out of hot and neutral sockets during each alternation of an AC waveform. A brief quiz completes the activity.
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Series-Parallel Circuit Analysis Practice Problems: Circuit #5
Author: Patrick Hoppe
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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Learners examine a series-parallel circuit and solve 14 problems related to voltage, current, and power. A help screen is provided.
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Thevenin Voltage: Practice Problems
Author: Patrick Hoppe
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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Students work five practice problems to determine the Thevenin voltage of DC circuits.
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Series-Parallel DC Circuits Analysis
Author: Patrick Hoppe
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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Learners follow a methodical approach for the dc analysis of series-parallel circuits.
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Orthographic Projection #1
Author: Glenn Sokolowski
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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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.
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Norton's Theorem
Author: Patrick Hoppe
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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Learners follow the steps for reducing all of the elements of a complex circuit to a single current source and a single source resistance to create a simple circuit. Several examples are given for dc circuits. The conversion between Thevenin and Norton is also presented.
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The Edison Wire System
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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Learners read a description of the wiring configuration of a residential Edison Wire System, which consists of a transformer secondary circuit. The circuit supplies two 115-volt sources and one 230-volt source.
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Abbreviations Representing Electrical Quantities
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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In this learning activity you'll identify abbreviations that represent quantities associated with electrical circuits.
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What Is Electricity?
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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The learner studies how electrons travel from one atom to the next. Examples demonstrate how voltage is created by the use of a battery or through magnetism. A quiz completes the activity.
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P&ID Tag Numbers
Author: Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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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: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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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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Selecting a Proper Single Phase Transformer
Author: Gary Lindell, Terry Bartelt
Subject: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Source: Wisc-Online
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Students follow the steps that are required to select a transformer with the proper ratings. Voltage, frequency, current, and KVA are considered.
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