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.
iOS 4.3+, Android 2.2+
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.
iOS: 6.0+, Android 4.0.3+
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.
iOS 5.0+, Android: 3.0+
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.
iOS: 5.0+, Android 2.2+
Company: Autodesk Inc.
Autodesk ForceEffect is a mobile engineering app for simulating design concepts in the field or office.
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