Laboratories and Facilities

 

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Manufacturing Lab

Manufacturing Lab

Anderson Building – Room 140

Manufacturing 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.

Construction Management Lab

Construction Management Lab

Anderson Building – Room 155

Construction Management Lab Schedule

This is a teaching laboratory. Lectures and hands-on experiments covering the topics of Construction Management and Cost Estimating take place in this facility. There are 25 Windows workstations in this lab. The lab is equipped with the most current versions of industry standard software including WinEstimator, Project, SureTrak and others.

Soils Testing Lab

Soils Testing Lab

Anderson Building – Room 159

 

This is a teaching/research facility with state of the art equipment required for testing of soils. Testing according to the American Society for Testing and Materials can and are performed in this facility.

Materials Testing Lab

Materials Testing Lab

Anderson Building – Room 161

This is a teaching/research facility with state of the art equipment for testing of different construction materials, i.e., concrete, wood, steel, as well as structures. Equipment for testing of performance and durability is also available.

Computer Graphics/Sketching Lab

Computer Graphics/Sketching Lab

Anderson Building – Room 216

Computer Graphics/Sketching Lab Schedule

This is a teaching laboratory. Lectures and hands-on experiments covering the topics of computer graphics, sketching, and multimedia production and editing take place in this facility. There are 24 Mac OS workstations in this lab. The lab is equipped with the most current versions of Adobe and Apple applications used by graphic professionals on the job today.

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

 
Mechanical Engineering Technology Computer Aided Design 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

 
Computer Integrated Design & Manufacturing 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. This lab is equipped with a 3D rapid prototyping machine.

Industrial Engineering Technology Lab

Industrial Engineering Technology Lab

Anderson Building – Room 244

 
Industrial Engineering Technology 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.

Architectural/Civil Engineering Technology Computer Aided Design Lab

Architectural/Civil Engineering Technology Computer Aided Design Lab

Anderson Building – Room 250

 
Architectural/Civil Engineering Technology Computer Aided Design Lab Schedule

This is a fully configured teaching laboratory with 30 student workstations. This lab offers hands-on training covering the topics of Computer Aided Design and Sketching. Applications available include the latest versions of AutoCAD, Civil Survey 3D, and Architectural CAD. The lab is also equipped for outputting full color, E-size plots.

Computer Graphics/Animation Lab

Computer Graphics/Animation Lab

Classroom/Office Building – Room 234


Computer Graphics/ Animation Lab Schedule

The Computer Graphics / Animation Lab is a hands-on laboratory used to teach page layout, web design and 3D modeling and animation. The lab is equipped with 25 Windows workstations containing the latest version of industry standard software. The lab is also equipped for scanning and outputting tabloid size color prints.

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.

Nick & Nancy Wilson - 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.

Industrial Engineering Technology Lab

RFID Lab

Potter Building – Room 315

This laboratory offers state-of-the art RFID equipment used in industry and businesses. The emphasis is on learning by experimentation. In addition research on industrial projects is also conducted in this laboratory. A diverse selection of antennas, readers and tags are available for student use.

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.

Virtualized Computer Lab

Duncanson/No Magic Computer Information Technology and Graphics Lab

Powers Building – Room 129

This is a fully configured teaching laboratory with 21 workstations. This lab is configured with the most current industry standard programming and database tools available. Specialized software packages include No Magic MagicDraw and Cameo software tools.

Virtualized Computer Labs

Computer Graphics Lab

Powers Building – Room 131


The Computer Graphics Lab is a hands-on laboratory used to teach page layout, web design and 3D modeling and animation. The lab is equipped with 21 Windows workstations containing the latest version of industry standard software.The lab is also equipped for scanning.

Virtualized Computer Labs

Computer Information Technology and Graphics Computer Lab

Powers Building – Room 137


This is a fully configured teaching laboratory with 23 Mac computers. The computers are dual-bootable; one physical system with two operating system partitions. Students can learn and work in a Mac OS-X or Windows 7 environment. Development of mobile applications takes place in this lab.

Virtualized Computer Labs

System Assurance & Computer Forensic Lab

Powers Building – Room 139


This is a fully configured teaching laboratory with 23 workstations. This lab offers hands-on training covering the topics of Computer Forensics and System Assurance. The lab provides the opportunity to configure routers, investigate security breaches and configure network system security.

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.

College of Technology
Anderson Bldg., Room 202
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094

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

Phone:
219/989-8324
1-800 HI-PURDUE, x.8324
Locally within Indiana & Illinois

E-mail:
tech@purduecal.edu

Outstanding Faculty Award

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