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Facilities


The Robotics/Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) labAutomation and Applied Controls Lab

The Robotics/Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) lab helps illustrate the fundamental concepts of automated control through a series of laboratory experiments that range across multiple courses utilizing industrial robots, PLCs and NC machines.

 

The Casting/Fabrication Technology LabCasting/Fabrication Technology Lab

This lab gives knowledge essential to the safe operation, application and maintenance of manufacturing equipment used in metallic casting and fabricating processes. It also gives you the ability to evaluate and draw conclusions regarding methods and techniques utilized in the fabricating processes.

 

The Computer-Aided Design Lab Computer-Aided Design Lab

This lab provides an environment that is responsive to technological advances in computer tools. Applications include MS Office, Abode Macromedia Studio, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Inventor, ProE, CATIA and Synchron Eyes.

 

The Computer Networking LabComputer Networking Lab

This lab will give you opportunities to design and simulate local area network and wide area network environments using Cisco routers and switches. Protocols used in the lab include STP, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP and OSPF.

 

The Digital Image and Automation Studio LabDigital Image and Automation Studio Lab

This lab will introduce you to graphic design and layout for relief, Gra-Vue, offset and screen printing, electronic data transmission, laser engraving, cutting originating from electronic images, desktop publishing, and automation studio software on computers used for instruction on fluidics and automation.

 

The Digital Manufacturing and Simulation (DMS) LabDigital Manufacturing and Simulation (DMS) Lab

In this lab, you'll gain familiarity and basic competency in applications of advanced digital manufacturing software for computer simulation, along with team experience in an industrial project with professionals at local companies.

 

The Electronics lab Electronics Lab

This lab illustrates the fundamental concepts of analog and digital electronics within the context of changing technological advances through a series of laboratory experiments ranging across multiple courses.

 

The Fluid and Mechanical Systems labFluid and Mechanical Systems Lab

This lab provides laboratory experience with mechanical systems, fluid systems and energy converters to develop tinkering and analysis skills.

 

The Machining Technology LabMachining Technology Lab

In this lab, you'll gain knowledge essential to the safe operation, application and maintenance of manufacturing equipment used in metallic machining processes. You'll gain the ability to evaluate and draw conclusions regarding methods and techniques utilized in the machining process.

 

The Materials Testing LabMaterials Testing Lab

This lab offers testing using the universal testing machine (tensile, compression, etc), hardness testing and microstructure investigations using a metallurgical microscope.

 

The Plastics Technology Lab Plastics Technology Lab

This lab provides learning skills in nonmetallic processing such as plastics rotational molding, vacuum forming, compression molding and injection molding. It also introduces ceramics and composite materials.

 

The Production/Construction Lab Production/Construction Lab

This lab is composed of general purpose wood-material processing equipment and tools to provide you with the opportunity to prototype, build, establish and manufacturing and construction production applications; build appartus; and practice safe work procedures.

 

The Senior Projects/Capstone Lab Senior Projects/Capstone Lab

This lab gives you the resources to research, plan, prepare, design, build and implement your senior capstone project.