Apps for Engineers: Calculation 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 calculations category.

05/17/2014


RealCalc includes the following features: Traditional algebraic or RPN operation, result history, unit conversions, physical constants table, percentages, and scientific, engineering and fixed-point display modes. Courtesy: Quartic SoftwareRealCalc Scientific Calculator

Android

cost: FREE

Company: Quartic Software

Website: http://www.quartic-software.co.uk/ 

A fully featured scientific calculator that looks and operates like the real thing. RealCalc includes the following features: Traditional algebraic or RPN operation, result history, unit conversions, physical constants table, percentages, and scientific, engineering and fixed-point display modes.

Engineering Professional combines all of the formulas from chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, hydrology and mechanical engineering formulator apps. Courtesy: Multieducator Inc.Engineering Professional

iOS 4.3+

cost: $11.99

Company: Multieducator Inc.

Website: http://www.multieducator.net/formulator/engineer.html 

Engineering Professional combines all of the formulas from chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, hydrology and mechanical engineering formulator apps. More than 650 formulas allow the user to determine everything from calculations on shafts to calculation on loads on beams. This app allows one to calculate at the widest range. In addition, there are 100 conversion formulas, as well as a section for determining area formulas.

Electrical Engineering Calculator can be used to calculate formulas and terms used in the field of electrical engineering. Courtesy: PurePushEngineering Calculator

Android

cost: Free

Company: PurePush

Website: http://www.purepush.org/ 

Electrical Engineering Calculator can be used to calculate some important mathematics formulas in the field of electrical engineering. The different basic important formulas and terms used in the field of electrical engineering are the solenoid coil electromagnetic force, capacitor energy and RC time constant, inductance of an air core coil, electrical admittance, and the electrical power factor. Simply insert values, and this app calculates the answer for the user.

This application is a reference library for all things mechanical including drill and tap sizes, sheet metal gauge table, and physics/math references. Courtesy: Ryan BeggsMech Ref.

iOS 3.0+

cost: $0.99

Company: Ryan Beggs

Website: http://www.rbeggs.com/apps/mechref/Mechanical_Reference.html 

This application is a reference library for all things mechanical. This app provides a handy reference while at the shop, in school, or at work. No need to drag out those heavy textbooks. This app provides the following features: drill and tap sizes (metric and English), fastener clearance holes (metric and English), drill sizes along with decimal equivalents (metric and English), sheet metal gauge table (steel, stainless steel, aluminum, etc.), and physics/math references.

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