Apps for Engineers: Field visualization and reference

CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. We’ve organized apps by category, company, and type. This month, see these field visualization and reference apps.

11/20/2014


The Plug-In Relay Visual Product Configurator is an interactive tool which simplifies the selection of Schneider Electric Zelio plug-in relays, sockets and available accessories. Courtesy: Schneider ElectricRelays Visual Product Configurator

iOS 4.3+, Android 2.2+ 

Cost: Free

Company: Schneider Electric USA, Inc.

The Plug-In Relay Visual Product Configurator is an interactive tool which simplifies the selection of Schneider Electric Zelio plug-in relays, sockets and available accessories. Users select a relay type, its available options (e.g. contact configuration and voltage), then add available sockets and accessories. The selected items are added to a parts list which contains links to each part number's detail page on the website. The parts list can also be sent out via e-mail.

The BIMx app enables your device to become a 3D communication and presentation tool. The app also provides an info tool to gather BIM element information. Courtesy: Graphisoft SEBIMx — Building Information Model eXplorer

iOS: 6.0+, Android 4.0.3+

Cost: Free

Company: Graphisoft SE

The BIMx app enables devices to become a 3D communication and presentation tool. With the app, you can interactively explore architectural designs through the BIM. The app also provides an info tool to gather BIM element information.

Use this interactive tool to design a roof that meets the full RoofPoint guidelines, as well as Firestone's own Platinum level of products. Courtesy: Firestone Building ProductsBuild My Roof

iOS 5.0+, Android: 3.0+

Cost: Free

Company: Firestone Building Products

Use this interactive tool to design a roof that meets the full RoofPoint guidelines, as well as Firestone's own Platinum level of products.

Autodesk ForceEffect is a mobile engineering app for simulating design concepts in the field or office. Courtesy: AutodeskAutodesk ForceEffect

iOS: 5.0+, Android 2.2+

Cost: Free

Company: Autodesk Inc.

Autodesk ForceEffect is a mobile engineering app for simulating design concepts in the field or office.

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