Material Science and Engineering Laboratory
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The materials science and engineering laboratory provides students with hands-on experience in materials science and engineering:

Associated Courses

Mechanical engineering students are introduced to the laboratory in the following fashion:

Sophomore year

ME 252: Materials Science Lab: Students perform experiments to determine the properties of a variety of materials.  Additionally, students investigate material structures and a variety of material processing operations such as heat treating and bulk deformation.


  • MTS Tensile Tester
  • MTS Fatique Tester
  • Microscopes
  • High Temperature Ovens
  • Mechanical Rolling Station
  • Cut-off Saw