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Mechanical Vibrations and Dynamic Systems Laboratory

  • 10 PC Workstations and Laptops with Matlab and Data Acquisition toolbox
  • Vibration Isolation Station with NX 5.0
  • Crossbow wireless sensor network with Matlab / Simulink
  • Modal Impact Hammer with Working Model
  • MB Dynamics Modal Shaker with Amplifier, NI-DAQ

Dynamic Systems Laboratory

  • 7 AB Compact Logix Units with Logix 5000 Software
  • 2 Feedback Servo Trainers
  • PID Heating System

Quality Planning and Control (QPC) Laboratory

  • Comparator, Optical with WINEDGE
  • 2 CMM, Brown and Sharpe and Tooling with CMM Software
  • Micrometers, Calipers
  • 4 Statistical Process Experiment Tool, QUINCUNX

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Energy and Propulsion

Thermal/Fluids Laboratory

  • Wind Tunnel, Subsonic Open Circuit AeroLab EWT with Force Balance and Pressure Measurement (10 to 145+ mph)
  • Steam Turbine with Generator
  • Centrifugal Pump / Cavitation Laboratory
  • Gas Turbine Engine, JetCat P-80SE
  • Transonic Flow Channel
  • Diesel/Alternative Fuels Engine
  • Stuska Water-Brake Dynamometer
  • Barach Exhaust Gas Analyzer
  • Mikron Infrared Thermal Imager
  • Refrigerated Isothermal Baths
  • Analog / Digital Servo Drives / Actuators

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Aircraft Avionics, Systems, and Equipment

Electrical and Electronics Circuit (EEC) Laboratoy

  • 8 PC Workstations with OrCad PSPICE Demo copies
  • 9 C.A.D.E.T II with Electronics Workbench
  • Multimeters, Galvonometers, Ammeters, Voltsmeters, Watts Meters, Oscilloscope, Power Supplies, Signal Generators, Experimental Circuit Boards

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Human Factors

Center for Neuroscience and Behavior

Center for Visual Sciences
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Engineering Materials (EM) Laboratory

  • MTS Test Frame with Pixelink
  • Hardness Tester, Rockwell
  • Instron Test Frame
  • Microscope, Nikon / CCD Camera
  • 2 Belt Surfacers and Polishers (Polishing Equipment)
  • Torsion Tester

Manufacturing Processes (MP) Laboratory

  • 2 DAQ Stations with DAS Wizard
  • Drill Press with Torchmate Software
  • CNC Plasma Cutter
  • Injection Molding Machine and Tooling
  • 2 Lathe, Engine
  • 2 Bridgeport Milling Machines
  • EDM
  • 3 High Temperature Ovens
  • Welding Cell
  • 2 Bandsaws

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Computing and Simulation

Computational Methods Laboratory

  • 25 PC Workstations with Inventor, NX, and Matlab

Computer-Aided Experimentation (CAX) Laboratory

  • 10 PC Workstations with BASIC/ Stamp Micros
  • 10 National Instrument Elvis Trainers with Lab View

Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems (CIMS) Laboratory

  • 8 PC Workstations/Laptops with Featurecam
  • Automatic Storage and Retrieval System with NX
  • Conveyor System, Span Tech XL Loop with Matlab
  • 2 CNC Machines (Haas Lathe and Mill) with Inventor
  • 10 RVM-1 Robots, 5 Programmable Logic Controllers with Mitsubishi GUI Interface

Huge Immersive Virtual Environment (HIVE)

  • Offers completely untethered full-body tracking of multiple users in a physical space larger than 750 square meters

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