Laboratories and Facilities

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Manufacturing Lab

Manufacturing Lab

Anderson Building – Room 140

Lab Schedule

The Manufacturing Laboratory at Purdue University Calumet is a modern facility for learning how to produce metal products. The lab contains full-size, industrial quality metal casting, welding, and machining equipment. Much of the equipment is new and includes computer controlled equipment for learning computer numerical control (CNC) programming.

Fluid Power Lab

Fluid Power/Nanotechnology Lab

Anderson Building – Room 217

This is a teaching laboratory. Lectures and hands-on experiments covering the topics of heat transfer and fluid power take place in this facility. There are 5 fluid power trainers, and a double pipe heat exchanger with its associated heat transfer and viscosity instruments.

Equipment in this nanotechnology lab is used to teach and explore the nano world. Students can create models on nano tubes, experience the effect of nano membranes in hydrogen fuel cells, and work on nano heat transfer experiments.

Mechanical Engineering Technology Computer Aided Design Lab

Mechanical Engineering Technology Computer Aided Design Lab

Anderson Building – Room 220

Lab Schedule

Fully configured teaching laboratory with 25 student workstations. This lab offers ideal facilities for hands-on training covering the topics of Computer Aided Design. Applications available include the latest versions of AutoCAD, Inventor, ProEngineer, SolidWorks, NX and Catia.

Computer Integrated Design & Manufacturing Lab

Computer Integrated Design & Manufacturing Lab

Anderson Building – Room 229


Lab Schedule

Fully configured teaching laboratory with 26 student workstations. This lab offers ideal facilities for hands-on training covering the topics of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programming, Rapid Prototyping and 3D Parametric Design.

Industrial Engineering Technology Lab

Industrial Engineering Technology Lab

Anderson Building – Room 244


Lab Schedule

A hands-on teaching lab covering topics in Lean Six Sigma, Ergonomics and RFID. This lab is equipped with 10 workstations and contains examples of the latest tools, equipment and computer software used by many industrial and manufacturing engineering technologists on the job today.

Hardware Services/General Purpose Electronics Lab

Hardware Services/General Purpose Electronics Lab

Potter Building – Room 108

Laboratory consisting of 20 computer workstations. Each station has a switch which provides access to one Intel based PC for software configuration, or an Intel based PC for hardware configurations. The lab features a full selection of computer components available for testing purposes.

Faraday Room

Faraday Room

Potter Building – Room 108B

Used for electronic experimentation requiring elimination of EMF (RF shielding) for research purposes.

Process Control/Power Lab

Process Control/Power Lab

Potter Building – Room 112

Provides a wide variety of process control and instrumentation experiments. The lab includes easy access to three-phase AC as well as variable-output high voltage DC power supplies. 12 workstations with Tektronix 50 MHz oscilloscopes, Tektronix 2 MHz signal generators, DMM’s, and +/-20 VDC triple output power supplies. 8 workstations equipped with Allen Bradley PLC-5s.

Mechatronics Engineering Technology Lab

Nick & Nancy Wilson -Mechatronics Engineering Technology Lab

Potter Building – Room 113

This laboratory offers hands-on experience in both the electrical and mechanical areas of designing, installing, and troubleshooting the complex equipment that produces and packages all of the items consumers purchase daily. Students learn advanced programming techniques, interfacing automated equipment, sensor design, machine design, and troubleshooting in this lab.

Senior Design/Open Use Lab

Senior Design/Open Use Lab

Potter Building – Room 204

10 computer workstations. 5 workstations equipped with Tektronix test equipment: triple-output power supply, 2 MHz function generator, 50 MHz oscilloscope, fluke multimeter.

General Purpose Electronics Lab

General Purpose Electronics Lab

Potter Building – Room 208

Laboratory consisting of 20 computer workstations with 17″ LCD displays interfaced to HP 100 MHz oscilloscopes, 15 MHz signal generators, DMM’s, and +/-20 VDC triple output power supplies. 16 sets of HP/Agilent test equipment.

Networking/General Purpose Electronics Lab

Networking/General Purpose Electronics Lab

Potter Building – Room 212

22 computer workstations with 17″ LCD displays for general purpose and for networking course instruction. Also, 15 stations equipped with Tektronix 50 MHz or 100 MHz oscilloscopes, signal generators, DMM’s, and +/-20 VDC triple output power supplies.

General Purpose Electronics Lab

General Purpose Electronics Lab

Potter Building – Room 308

21 computer workstations. 15 workstations with HP 100 MHz oscilloscopes, 15 MHz signal generators, DMM’s, and +/-20 VDC triple output power supplies.

General Purpose Electronics Lab

General Purpose Electronics Lab

Potter Building – Room 316

25 computer workstations. 18 workstations with HP 100 MHz and Agilent 500 MHz oscilloscopes, 15 MHz signal generators, DMM’s, and +/-20 VDC triple output power supplies.

Mitsubishi Automation Partnership Lab

Mechatronics Engineering Technology Laboratory

169th Street Building – Room 204

Lectures and hands-on experiments covering the topics of Automation take place in this facility. The new state-of-the-art laboratory was developed as a joint partnership between Mitsubishi Electric Automation (MEAU) and Purdue University Calumet. The laboratory includes 5 Automation Simulation rack units utilizing the newest available technology. These rack units have programmable logic controllers, human machine interfaces and PC-based icon-driven programming tools.

Engineering Technology
Anderson Bldg, Room 143
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone:
219/989-2471
1-800 HI-PURDUE, x.2471
Locally within Indiana & Illinois

E-mail:
et@purduecal.edu