Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for maintenance

Maintenance mobile applications have potential to help engineers do their jobs better. CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Apps are organized by category, company, and type. These are listed in the app as of March 2016.

03/26/2016


CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Apps are organized by category, company, and type. These mobile maintenance apps include an app that helps the user find a filter replacement, an app that provides access to steam tables and pipe sizing tools, and an app that provides assistance for construction projects. Click on the Apps for Engineers logo on the right to link to where you can download the CFE Media Apps for Engineers mobile application from Google Play and the iOS App Store.

 

 

The Fit4Filter app allows the user to swiftly find a replacement for a filter element and the filter database is periodically updated to ensure that the information is current and relevant. Courtesy: Bosch RexrothFit4Filter

iOS 4.0+, Android 2.3+

Cost: Free

Company: Rexroth Bosch Group

The Fit4Filter app helps find a replacement filter. The filter database is periodically updated to ensure that the information is current and relevant. Once a Rexroth filter element is found, the displayed technical specifications and various links will aid in the ordering process.

PlanGrid is a free construction app that lets contractors, owners, and architects collaborate with all their project plans, specs and photos on the iPad. Courtesy: PlanGridPlanGrid

iOS 6.0+, Android 4.0+

Cost: Free

Company: PlanGrid Inc.

PlanGrid is a free construction app that lets contractors, owners, and architects collaborate with all project plans, specs, and photos on an Apple iPad. Upload PDF drawings, and the drawings automatically sync in real time to all iPads in use by the team. Any markups also can easily be shared with everyone on the project.

The Steam Tools app enables quick and easy access to steam tables and saturated steam pipe sizing tools without the need for internet connection, making it perfect for steam engineers on the go. Courtesy: Spirax SarcoSteam Tools Mobile App

iOS 3.0+, Android 2.3+

Cost: Free

Company: Spirax Sarco

The Steam Tools app enables quick and easy access to steam tables and saturated steam pipe sizing tools without the need for Internet connection, for easy mobile access to references. The app links to steam engineering tutorials, product literature catalogues, international website, and YouTube channels.

The ecoInsight App for iPad is an audit application for contractors, distributors, manufacturers and energy professionals that want to collect lighting and other energy information while walking through a building. Courtesy: ecoInsightecoInsight Audit App

iOS 6.0+

Cost: Free

Company: ecoInsight Inc.

The ecoInsight App for Apple iPad is an audit application for contractors, distributors, manufacturers, and energy professionals, to collect lighting and other information on a walk-through. Uploaded data in ecoInsight's online analysis and proposal tools enables exports, specifications, and upgrades, and proposals.

 

 

Edited by Erin Dunne, production coordinator, CFE Media, Control Engineering, 
edunne@cfemedia.com.

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