Kelvin Hydrodynamics Laboratory The Kelvin Hydrodynamics Lab tank provides excellent conditions for research into the performance of ships and a wide variety of floating and underwater structures. Marine Engineering Laboratory The laboratory houses a diesel engine test-bed in a soundproof cell. We also have a separate workshop for students to use where they can construct models for design and build projects. Henry Dyer Computing Laboratory The laboratory houses 67 computers. Learn more about our software. Our yacht "Catalina" "Catalina" is a Sigma 33 cruising/racing yacht. It's available for both staff and students within the department to use, with the supervision of an experienced Skipper.