Apps for Engineers: Electrical reference tools

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 categorized apps by category, company, and type. This month, see these electrical reference applications.
By CFE Media July 4, 2015

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.

Buzzsaw users can securely access Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) project documents and designs from anywhere. Courtesy: AutodeskBuzzsaw

iOS 4.2+, Android 2.2+

Cost: Free

Company: Autodesk

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.

The PV Toolbox app is designed for photovoltaic (PV) panel designers and installers and features rudimentary string sizing, system/array characteristics, a solar compass, and more. Courtesy: Comoving MagneticsPV Toolbox

Android (varies with system)

Cost: $2

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.

This app provides a comprehensive dictionary focused on engineering terminology, with more than 5,000 engineering-specific definitions. Courtesy: Zuruu InteractiveEngineering Dictionary

Android 1.0+

Cost: Free

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.

Mobius iVibe provides diagnostic information based on component type, symptoms, harmonics, sidebands, and fault conditions. Courtesy: Mobius InstituteMobius iVibe

iOS 4.0+, Android 2.1+

Cost: $3.99

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, asamarxhiu@cfemedia.com.

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