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Plain Old Telephone Service & Simple Machines Around the House

Plain Old Telephone Service & Simple Machines Around the House 1
Plain Old Telephone Service & Simple Machines Around the House 2

Credit: 1 PDH Webinar
Webinar: 62 minutes
Webinar Price: $30.00

Course Summary:

The Plain Old Telephone Service 29:44 minutes

Begin the first of four lectures on telecommunications technology by tracking the landline telephone system, known in the trade as “plain old telephone service.” Follow the pair of copper wires from your landline phone to the multi-pair cables strung from power poles to the all-important local exchange and beyond.

Simple Machines Around the House 33:14 minutes

Nothing embodies everyday engineering like simple machines the basic mechanical devices used for thousands of years that we rely on more than we may realize. Probe the wonders of the inclined plane, screw, wedge, lever, wheel-and-axle, and pulley, and ponder their myriad applications.

Learning Objective:

By the end of this course the student will be able to describe “plain old telephone service”, recognize basic mechanical devices used for thousands of years that we rely on more than we may realize, and asses the inclined plane, screw, wedge, lever, wheel-and-axle, and pulley.

How it works:

  • Purchase the webinar
  • After purchasing watch it
  • Answer a few short quiz questions
  • Print the certificate and receipt
  • All interactive questions should be asked during or after the streamed webinar via email from 9 am till 4 pm Central Time.