Laboratories

Computer labs

 

Research and Teaching Laboratories

The classrooms and teaching laboratories for the department are located in Hoover Hall.

Our current laboratories contain all the items of equipment and experimental facilities that are necessary to teach the physical concepts and illustrate the important processing operations involving materials:

  • Metallography (3355 Hoover)–Light Microcopes, Micro Hardness Testers
  • Electron Microscopy/X-Ray Diffraction (3364 Hoover)– XRD, SEM and PSEM
  • Thermal Characterization/Mechanical Testing (3365 Hoover)– TGA, TMA, etc
  • Materials Synthesis (3347 Hoover)
  • Polymer Processing (3344 Hoover)
  • Equipment Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures

 

Student Lab Use Outside of Class Time

Student Lab Use Policy

General Risk Assessment Form

EH&S SDS Sheets (Formerly MSDS Sheets)

EH&S Training Website (Login Required)

MSE CyPoint Teaching Lab Calendars (Login Required)

 

Equipment Use and Cost

For a complete listing of equipment usage rates, please click here.

MSE online resource scheduler

Internal Costs

NOTE: Prices double if scans are performed by an operator.

  • SEM– $40/hour
  • PSEM– $40/hour
  • XRD– $30/run + $10/hour, one hour minimum
  • DSC, TMA, TGA, DTA– $30/hour

External Costs

NOTE: Prices double if scans are performed by an operator.

  • SEM– $80/hour
  • PSEM– $80/hour
  • XRD– $60/run + $20/hour, one hour minimum
  • DSC, TMA, TGA, DTA– $60/hour