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Mechanical Engineering Department Facilities

The department maintains several special purpose laboratory rooms primarily for the undergraduate programs, plus a variety of research facilities that also serve double duty in support of the undergraduate programs.
  • D 101 Open Computer Lab I

    This lab has 20 computers and is open 8-12 hours a day.

  • D 103 Energy Engineering and Sustainable Design Research Lab

    This is a new laboratory that is dedicated to undergraduate and graduate research in energy engineering and sustainable design. Currently there are four high-end computer workstations and a multi-purpose high-end all-in-one laser printer.

  • D 104 Turbomachinery Lab

    This is a research laboratory. Experimental research covering the topics of turbomachinery takes place in this facility. The lab has a wind tunnel and three computer workstations.

  • D 126 Acoustics and Vibration Lab

    This laboratory features both a 100 Hz Reverberation Room and 100 Hz Anechoic Chamber, B&K Pulse spectral measurement system, Dual–Channel FFT and 1/24 octave spectrum analyzers, portable sound level meters and digital solid state recorders, community noise monitoring equipment, vibration & modal analysis equipment, and room acoustics & auralization simulation software.

  • D 121 Mechatronics/Smart System Lab

    This is a remodeled teaching laboratory. Lectures and hands-on experiments covering the topics of mechatronics/smart systems take place in this facility. There are 17 computer workstations, a data acquisition work cell, an instructor workstation, and one printer for printing projects.

  • D 121A Mechatronics/Project Cell

    This is a display laboratory where ongoing projects are stored. Some students (five to six) use this facility to undertake new projects.

  • D 129 Strength of Materials Lab

    This is a teaching laboratory. Lectures and hands-on experiments covering the topics of strength of materials take place in this facility. Students perform experiments in this facility after receiving lectures on strength of materials topics. There are hardness, torsion, ductility, impact, and non-destructive material testing devices in this lab.

  • D 129A Machine Shop

    This is a facility in which students learn principles of machining and fabrication of projects. The shop contains various machining and assembly equipment.

  • D 320 Computer Teaching Lab II

    This is a multimedia/smart classroom with 21 computers, printer, and large format printer.

  • D 420 Computer Teaching Lab III

    This is a multimedia/smart classroom with 21 computers, printer, and large format printer.

  • D 424 Research Lab II

    This is a research laboratory. Experimental research covering the topics of digital health and machine design takes place in this facility. There are two computer workstations and other research equipment.

  • D 426 Machine Design Lab

    This is a teaching laboratory. Lectures and hands-on experiments covering the topics of machine design take place in this facility. There are 17 computer workstations, an instructor workstation, and an overhead projector.

  • UT 103 Open Computer Laboratory II

    This is a lab with 20 computers open 8-12 hours a day.

  • UT 105 Thermo-Fluids Lab

    This is a hands-on laboratory. Students perform experiments in this facility after receiving lectures on various thermo-fluids topics. The lab has a low-speed wind tunnel, pipe-flow apparatus, linear heat conduction apparatus, double pipe heat exchanger with data acquisition, as well as a viscosity apparatus. There are four computer workstations, and a printer for printing projects.

  • UT 111 Computer Teaching Lab I

    This is a multimedia/smart classroom with 21 computers, printer, and large format printer.

  • UT 116 Senior Design Lab

    This laboratory is dedicated to the ME and MET senior design projects. Faculty and students utilize this facility to discuss the capstone projects, brainstorm ideas, and build prototypes.