2013 Product of the Year finalists: Apps for Engineers

Finalists in the Apps for Engineers category for the Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year competition.


Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year Finalist: FC2, Eaton's Bussmann BusinessFault current calculator

The FC2 mobile application calculates available fault current levels in single- or three-phase electrical systems. The app allows contractors, engineers, electricians, and electrical inspectors to quickly and easily determine available fault current levels anywhere in an electrical distribution system. Additionally, FC2 enables users to create and e-mail National Electric Code 110.24 compliant labels for marking service entrance equipment and one-line diagrams. The intuitive interface eliminates the need for costly software and time-consuming manual calculations by guiding users through the calculating process, adding system components along the way. FC2 is available on Android and Apple iOS mobile devices.

Eaton's Bussmann Business

Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year Finalist: FuseFinder, Eaton's Bussmann BusinessFuse, fuse block cross-reference tool

The FuseFinder mobile application simplifies the search for the right fuse and fuse block replacement. Featuring a comprehensive database of more than 130,000 fuses and fuse block parts, FuseFinder allows users to cross reference products, locate nearby Bussmann distributors, and access fuse selection guides for motor protection applications. The app also includes protection guides by motor types, for users who are unsure of a fuse selection for protecting electric motors. Once the user chooses a product, he or she has the option to view and share product data sheets that contain product specifications. FuseFinder is available on Android and Apple iOS mobile devices.

Eaton's Bussmann Business

Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year Finalist: Endress+Hauser OperationsProduct information resource

The Endress+Hauser Operations mobile application allows users to quickly download specific documentation, such as operating instructions and technical information, for Endress+Hauser field instruments. The app offers easy access to up-to-date product information and device details, including order code, availability, spare parts, successor products for old devices, and general product information. Simply enter a serial number or scan the data matrix code using a mobile device. Any information accessed is automatically stored within a device list accessible to each individual user, and users can share information and documents with e-mail contacts. Endress+Hauser Operations is available on Android and Apple iOS mobile devices.


Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year Finalist: Proficy Mobile, GE Intelligent PlatformsMobile real-time operational intelligence

Proficy Mobile, designed specifically for industry, drives efficiency with real-time access to operational information. It features an easy-to-use standard interface with GE’s patented GEO-intelligent technology that provides situational awareness typically found only in consumer applications, coupled with a powerful back-end server that transforms existing raw data into intelligent, actionable information. Proficy Mobile accesses structured information through equipment models that can be configured specifically to a company’s operations. The app also provides companies with the option of allowing employees to use their own devices quickly, easily, and securely. Proficy Mobile is available on Android and Apple iOS mobile devices.

GE Intelligent Platforms

Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year Finalist: Infor EAM MobileEnterprise asset management

Infor EAM Mobile is an enterprise asset management mobile application that enhances the efficiency and effectiveness of remote staff with accurate, real-time information. The app extends the value of Infor EAM for field service workers such as managers, clerks, and schedulers who are connected directly. For technicians working remotely, Infor EAM Mobile also delivers the functions needed to access, capture, and manage information directly from the job site. The app can be implemented out-of-the-box or configured, and can be accessed through a specially designed Infor handheld device or third-party hardware. Infor EAM Mobile is available on Apple iOS mobile devices.


Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year Finalist: Mobius iVibe, Mobius InstituteMachine vibration analysis

Mobius iVibe is an extensive vibration analysis mobile application that assists machine analysts in identifying machine faults from various perspectives, including viewing spectral symptoms and suspected fault conditions, by machine component or by browsing example spectra. This resource helps to diagnose most common machine fault conditions as well as obscure conditions such as cavitation, rubbing, eccentric rotating assemblies, resonance, soft foot, improperly installed bearings, and drive belt issues. Featuring a comprehensive database of machine fault profiles and an intuitive user interface, Mobius iVibe is available on Android and Apple iOS mobile devices.

Mobius Institute

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