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Research Equipment and Facilities at DISL

Prototyping of Mechanisms and Robots:

  • Universal System, VersaLaser VLS3.50 40W, Laser Cutter, Maximum cutting size: 24in by 12in
  • MakerBot Replicator 2X 3D printer, mold design
  • 3-axis desktop CNC mill
  • Shape Deposition Manufacturing (SDM): fume hood, vacumm pump and chamber
  • Compound Miter Saw with Laser

Measurement sensors and tools:

  • Metallurgical Metallographic Microscope, 40X-1600X + 8M USB2 Camera, with measurement functions for MEMS devices
  • PASCO force/displacement/motion/thermal sensors
  • PASCO statics systems

Vritual Reality Simulation Equipments

Immersive Mutli-body Dynamics Simulation of MachineryDriving SimulatorCity Battlefield Simulation

Immersive Mutli-body Dynamics Simulation of Machinery City Battlefield Simulation Driving Simulator

High-end Workstations:

  • BERLIN Enterprise Workstation, 4 CPUs with 40 physical cores, 128GB memory, nVidia Quadro 4000 graphics card, Windows 2008 Server with multiple User CALs
  • Dell Precision 5500 Workstation, 2 CPUs with 8 physical cores and nVidia Quadro 6000 graphics card, 12GB memory.


In house software

  • Virtual Reality Mechanism Design Studio (VRMDS)
  • Synthetica 3.0
  • POLSYS_GLP: a high performance polynomial homotopy solver