Computer Labs

Undergraduate use

  • 21 Intel Quad-Core i5 3.20 GHz Workstations with 4 GB RAM
  • 18 Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16 GHz Workstations with 4 GB RAM
  • 19 Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.00 GHz Workstations with 2 GB RAM

Windows 7 installed on all undergraduate computers.

Graduate use

  • 16 Intel Quad-Core i7 3.20 GHz Workstations with 4 GB RAM running Windows 7
  • 11 Intel Pentium 4 3.40 GHz Workstations with 2GB RAM running Ubuntu
  • 5 Power Mac G5 Workstations with 8GB RAM running Mac OS X
  • 5 Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.00 GHz Workstations with 2 GB RAM running Windows 7

Other machines in their respective labs and research groups:

  • 1 SGI Onyx Reality Station 2 (flight sim lab)
  • 1 SGI IRIS 4D (flight sim lab)
  • 1 SGI Indy system (flight sim lab)

Workstation Software

The lab workstations include software for use in engineering classes. Examples include Dassault Systemes SolidWorks for computer aided design, Microsoft Visual Studio for development, Matlab and Maple for analysis, and Microsoft Office for document creation. A full list of software is available to students with a computing account.

 

Personal Software

The department has some computer software available for students to use on their personal computers. For students to obtain the software, they must be enrolled in a minimum of one credit hour in the Aerospace Department, pay a visit to the department's Computer Systems Administrator, read any license agreements and fill out the necessary forms.