Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for energy applications

Energy 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 June 2016.
By CFE Media July 3, 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 energy apps include an energy calculator app, an app with world energy data, and an app that provides energy advice. 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 ABB Energy Calculator is used to estimate the energy, CO2 and money saved when applying ABB's variable speed drives to typical fan and pump loads in place of direct-on-line control. Courtesy: Armitage Communications Ltd.ABB Energy Calculator

iOS 3.0+

Cost: Free

Company: Armitage Communications Ltd.

The ABB Energy Calculator is used to estimate the energy, CO2 and money saved when applying ABB’s variable speed drives to typical fan and pump loads in place of direct-on-line control.

This app allows users to graph the data contained in this year's Statistical Review of World Energy. It includes features such as energy data from 1965 for most series, an interactive world map, and customizable chart types and calculations. Courtesy: BPBP Review of World Energy

iOS 7.0+, Android 4.0+

Cost: Free

Company: BP International Ltd.

This app allows users to graph the data contained in this year’s Statistical Review of World Energy. It includes features such as energy data from 1965 for most series, an interactive world map, and customizable chart types and calculations.

The Lutron Energi Advisor guides users to record a lighting energy audit, recommends energy efficient lighting control solutions, calculates energy savings and ROI potential, and generates customized energy proposals and bills of materials. Courtesy: LutrLutron Energi Advisor

iOS 7.0+

Cost: Free 

Company: Lutron Electronics co., Inc.

This application enables users who are conducting a lighting/lighting control energy retrofit to complete their project quickly and easily. The Lutron Energi Advisor guides users to record a lighting energy audit, recommends energy efficient lighting control solutions, calculates energy savings and ROI potential, and generates customized energy proposals and bills of materials.

The MTU locator app enables users to find the closest MTU sales and service locations for an application based on the user's current position. Courtesy: Rolls-Royce Power SystemsMTU Locator

iOS 6.0+, Android 2.3+

Cost: Free

Company: Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG

The MTU locator app enables users to find the closest MTU sales and service locations for an application based on the user’s current position. Users can easily contact the locations and it even shows the respective distance and the route and the position can be set anywhere in the world. 

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

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