Student Computer Lab

  • About

    The student computer lab (KAP 239) is open for any Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering student. You may swipe your USCard for after-hours access. For your safety and security please close the hallway door in the evenings.

  • Hours

    The King Hall Computer Lab in KOH 206 is open: Monday- Sunday 7:30am – 11:00pm

    The Salvatori Computer Lab in SAL 125 is open: Monday – Thursday 24 hours,
    Friday: Midnight – 11:00pm,
    Saturday 7:30am – 11:00pm,
    Sunday 7:30am – Midnight.

  • Software Downloads

    Windows OS software available in the USC Computing Centers

    Please find more software to download at the following link:

    http://www.engineering.com/

Student Computer Lab Software

Abaqus Teaching Edition

About: Finite element analysis

License: Annually renewed 50 seat license for educational use only

Cost: $0 renewal this year after initial purchase. Renewal fee depends on edu discount offered that year.

Installed In: KAP 239

AutoDesk Building Design Suite

About: Software package for building design. Includes AutoCAD, Revit, NavisWorks Manage, Robot Structural Analysis, etc. Quad core computers have complete suite, DualCore computers have reduced software set.

License: Software grant from AutoDesk that must be renewed every year.

Cost: Free

Installed In: KAP 239

CalEEMod

About: California Emissions Estimator Model, SCAQMD

License: Free

Cost: Free

Installed In: KAP 239

EPANET

About: Software that models the hydraulic and water quality behavior of water distribution piping systems, CE 465

License: EPA’s Water Supply and Water Resources Division.

Cost: Free

Installed In: KAP 239

FlexSim CT

About: Container Terminal Simulation

License: Educational use only.

Cost: Free

Installed In: KAP 239

HCS2010

About: Traffic analysis, CE585

License: Perpetual 10 seat license for educational computer lab use only

Cost: $625 purchase + $400 annual update subscription, extra seats may be purchased

Installed In: KAP 239

MATLAB R2011

About: Numerical computing environment, ENE 400, 429, 596, CE 108.

License: Managed by USC ITS, available from software.usc.edu

Cost: Free for USC affiliated people.

Installed In: KAP 239

MS Office Professional

About: Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Word

License: Managed by VSOE IT

Installed In: KAP 239

SAP2000

About: Structural Analysis and Design, CE 207.

License: Limited version for educational computer lab use

Cost: Free

Installed In: KAP 239 and SAL 125, WPH B34, KOH 206

Synchro Studio with Warrants

About: Traffic analysis, CE 585.

License: Perpetual 10 seat license for educational computer lab use only

Cost: $990

Installed In: KAP 239

VisualAnalysis Edu

About: Structural analysis

License: Educational use only, annually renewed

Cost: Free. Limited free student version available too

Installed In: KAP 239

X-Win32

About: Thinclient GUI

License: Managed by USC ITS, available from software.usc.edu

Installed In: KAP 239