Engineering Facilities

Learning Facilities

Engineering Facilities

RGU boasts a range of modern, purpose-built laboratories and equipment with the latest engineering technology ensuring you always have support to undertake complex and challenging projects.

DART Simulator

The DART (Dynamic Advanced Response Training) simulation suite provides realistic, real-time training within a virtual drilling environment.

Engineering Applications Labs

Our purpose-built Engineering Applications Labs are mainly utilised for practical work in your first and second years of studying and can be found in the Sir Ian Wood Building.

Electronic Teaching Laboratory

The Electronic Laboratory can be found in the Sir Ian Wood Building and is mainly used to teach Engineering students about analogue and digital circuits.

Electrical Power Laboratory

The Electrical Power Laboratory is located in the Sir Ian Wood Building and is for teaching Electronic Engineering and research.

Microcontroller Lab

Our Microcontroller Laboratory can be found in the Sir Ian Wood Building and is mainly used to teach electronics within the School of Engineering.

Nanocomposite Manufacturing Facility

The Nanocomposite Manufacturing Laboratory, located within Sir Ian Wood Building, contains facilities such as polymer blending, polymer synthesis, micro indenter, vacuum pumps and vacuum drying.

Offshore Platform Model

There are a number of Offshore and Subsea Models that have been loaned to the School of Engineering.

ROV Pool

The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Pool is primarily used for testing for both research projects and training for businesses.

Wave Tank

Our custom-built Wave Tank is often described as a ‘slice of ocean’ and is used for wave interaction energy studies.

Wind Tunnel

Our Wind Tunnel is used by the School of Engineering for experimental procedures and hands-on learning.

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