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Civil Engineering

Scott Black

Scott Black

Lab Technologist II
Civil Engineering
Machine and Fabrication Shop

Office: Lowry 137
Phone: 864-280-2219

Email: sblack2@clemson.edu
 

Educational Background

AS Computer Information Systems
Tri-County Technical College

Skills

  • Skilled welder (Mig and Tig)
  • Skilled in the operation of manual lathe and manual mill
  • Consults with faculty and students in design, fabrication, and machining practices
  • Design parts using AutoCAD, and SolidWorks
  • Skilled in Audio/Visual Monitors and wall displays

Responsibilities

Glenn Department of Civil Engineering – Lab Technologist II. Oversees the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering Machine and Fabrication shop; Consults with faculty, students, and staff to help them achieve their research goals; Machines parts for, and fabricates research fixtures and equipment; Maintains display monitors for the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering

Projects

Fabricated a test fixture to test the strength of reinforced CMU walls - Dr. Sez Atamturktur
<br/.Aided in the design and fabrication of a full-size sheer test fixture to test the strength of engineered sheathing panels – Dr. Scott Schiff, Dr. Weichiang Pang

Machined and fabricated a test fixture and bearing components for testing asphalt samples – Dr. Bradley Putman

Assisted in the installation of load frames on the strong floor at the Wind Engineering Structures Lab (WESL). Assisted with test setup, which required moving 5-ton concrete specimens in and out of WESL lab for testing – Dr. Brandon Ross, Dr. Thomas Cousins

Aided in the design and fabrication of an air cannon for testing corrugated roof panels. Assisted with test setup of corrugated panels – Dr. Brandon Ross