Apps for Engineers: Electrical reference tools
Apps for Engineers from CFE Media is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Mobile apps are categorized apps by category, company, and type. This month, see these electrical reference tools, including a PV toolbox and an engineering dictionary. 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.
iOS 4.2+, Android 2.2+
Buzzsaw users can securely access Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) project documents and designs from anywhere. Users can view DWF files, standard office documents, images, and uploaded project photos.
Android (varies with system)
Company: Comoving Magnetics
The PV Toolbox app is designed for photovoltaic (PV) panel designers and installers. It features rudimentary string sizing based on the coldest day, system/array characteristics, a solar compass, and more.
Company: Zuruu Interactive
This app provides a comprehensive dictionary focused on engineering terminology, with more than 5,000 engineering-specific definitions. Applications for new definitions and terminology are being accepted.
iOS 4.0+, Android 2.1+
Company: Mobius Institute
Mobius iVibe provides diagnostic information based on component type (motors, bearings, etc.), symptoms, harmonics, sidebands, and fault conditions.
– Edited by Anisa Samarxhiu, digital project manager, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.
See recent Apps for Engineers below and link to the mobile app.