Apps for Engineers: Parts and pricing, voltage measurements, mechanical formulas
CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS operation systems, created by various companies. This month, gain access to a CTC controller, a parts and pricing app, wireless voltage measurements, and mechanical formulas.
Company: Control Technology Corp.
Company Website: www.ctc-control.com
The CTC qMon app gives users access to their automation systems, locally and remotely. With the app, users can monitor and configure CTC controllers and connect wirelessly to any CTC automation controller. The app can also write values to the controller, and from there users are able to set outputs, numeric registers, and flags.
Company: JLG Industries, Inc.
Company Website: www.jlg.com
JLG’s apps offer a multitude of services to help users maximize their return on investment. The JLG Mobile iPad app provides key web-based functions right on a mobile device. With this app, users can check parts availability and pricing, track order status, and access serial number specific information.
NI cDAQ-9191 Data Display
Android 2.2, iOS 5.0
Company: National Instruments
Company Website: www.ni.com
The NI cDAQ-9191 Data Display allows users to wirelessly take voltage measurements using Android or Apple mobile devices. With the app you can choose simulated device to evaluate the app with hardware and configure the number of samples, sampling rate, and channels to acquire.
Company: MultiEducator, Inc.
Company Website: www.multieducator.net/
The Mechanical Engineer app contains over 300 mechanical engineering formulas and 300 conversion formulas covering 70 areas. They include: actuators bearings, belts, boilers, brakes, clutches, elevators, gears, fluid power, heat transfer, internal combustion, kinetic energy, metalworking, plates, plumbs, power plants, refrigeration, shaft springs, vehicle drives, and more.