Apps for Engineers: Energy apps for iOS and Android

CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS, created by various companies. We’ve organized apps by category, company, and type. This month, gain access to our energy category.

By Jordan Schultz February 19, 2014

VSD Energy Savings Calculator

Android OS 2.2+

Cost: Free

Company: Schneider Electric

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The Variable Speed Dive (VSD) Energy Savings Calculator quantifies energy and cost savings. VSDs are applied in place of traditional on/off methods to control commercial and industrial fans.

Steam Tools Mobile

Android OS 2.3+

Cost: Free

Company: Spirax Sarco

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Spirax Sarco Steam Tools provides access to key calculations in the palm of your hand without the need for an Internet connection. The app also contains links to Spirax Sarco’s engineering tutorials and product catalog.


iOS 3.0+

Cost: Free

Company: Yaskawa Electric America

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The Yaskawa iQpump Drive (Intelligent Pump Controller) is used in pumping, agricultural, irrigation, and water/wastewater applications to control the flow of pumping systems.

MTU Locator

iOS 4.0+

Cost: Free

Company: Tognum AG

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This app allows you to find the nearest MTU sales and service location based on your current location. Easily contact the locations and get directions to them.

– Edited by Jordan Schultz, associate content manager, CFE Media,