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.
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.
The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Pool is primarily used for testing for both research projects and training for businesses.
Our custom-built Wave Tank is often described as a ‘slice of ocean’ and is used for wave interaction energy studies.
Our Wind Tunnel is used by the School of Engineering for experimental procedures and hands-on learning.