VIU Engineering Diploma and Certificate Program

Facilities

Students enrolled in first year engineering will have access to several facilities operated by the Department of Physics, Engineering, and Astronomy.

Engineering Lab

Building 315, Room 114

A joint laboratory/classroom allocated solely for Engineering students and includes electronic workstations, internet-enabled computers, and electronic parts access for special projects. This room is available to students off-hours with card access (8am to 10pm).


Student workbench


Close-up of student Workbench including
computer, function generator, power supply,
and oscilloscope

Equipment

Software

  • Maple v10
  • Labview v2006a
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • AutoCad 2014
  • Fusion 360

Engineering Study Room

Building 315, Room 215

Study area for students offered jointly with the Computer Science Department. Six computer stations, whiteboard, limited library, and dedicated lockers (available for rent through the University Bookstore) are provided to students. This room is available to students off-hours with card access (8am to 10pm).

Machine shop 

Building 315, Room 201

Accessible by students (once cleared for use) and consists of equipment that can be used for individual and group projects.

Equipment

  • Lathe
  • Drill Press
  • Band Saw
  • Sander/Grinder
  • Spot Welder
  • Misc. Punches
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