Engineering Computing Labs and Software

Whitacre College of Engineering Remote Lab

The Whitacre College of Engineering is empowering the on the go lifestyles of its student population by providing the Whitacre College of Engineering Remote Lab through its Cloud Computing Initiative. Students can use your favorite PC, Mac, thin client, smartphone and tablet platforms, including Apple iOS, Android, and BlackBerry, to access the Whitacre College of Engineering Remote Lab from anywhere they have a high speed internet connection.

"Drop-in" Hours of Operation

This schedule lists the hours that the computer labs are available between 8am and 5pm For access hours for computer labs outside these times, visit the Engineering Access web page.

Location Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Petroleum Engineering 119 7am - 2pm 7am - 2pm 7am - 2pm 7am - 2pm 7am - 5pm
Petroleum Engineering 118 7am - 11am 7am - 11am 7am - 11am 7am - 2pm 7am - 2pm
Civil and Environmental Engineering 218 8am - 1pm
2pm - 5pm
8am - 5pm 8am - 1pm
2pm - 5pm
8am - 5pm 8am - 1pm
2pm - 5pm
Civil and Environmental Engineering 220 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm
Mechanical Engineering 149* 8am - 12pm Scheduled Classes
(Not Available)
8am - 12pm 8am - 10am 8am - 10am
2pm - 5pm
Mechanical Engineering 151 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm

Software Availability

Software made available to the Texas Tech University community by vendors for educational purposes.
  • Adobe Reader
  • Ansys 12
  • ArcGIS
  • Aspen *
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2011
  • Autodesk Inventor 2011
  • Bech DProfiler
  • Bentley Engineering Suite
  • EPA SWMM 5.0
  • EPNET 2.0
  • Geo-Slope Office 5
  • gINT 8
  • Groundwater Vistas 5
  • HEC HMS 3.3 and RAS 4.1.0
  • jGRASP
  • MathCAD
  • Mathworks MatLab
  • McTrans HCS2000 and T7F10
  • Microsoft Expression 4
  • Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access)
  • Microsoft Project 2010
  • Microsoft Visio 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • MicroStation Version 8
  • National Instruments LabView 2010 Development Studio
  • NetBeans 7.0.1
  • Notepad++
  • On-Screen Takeoff 3
  • PTC MathCAD
  • Sage Desktop
  • STAAD.Pro 2007
  • StruWare
  • SuperPro *
  • TK Solver 5.0
  • Visual Paradigm UML
  • Wind Loads on Structure 4
  • Xming

* Due to limited hard drive space in Mechanical Engineering 149, not all software titles are available.

High Performance Computing Center

A listing of available cluster computing services available from the High Performance Computing Center can be found here: