Apps for Engineers: Data display and recorder, friction calculator, mechanic tutorial, switchgear product guide

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 data display and recorder, friction calculator, mechanic tutorial, and a switchgear product guide.

12/06/2013


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. The app helps users do their jobs better and save time, providing a “pre-sort” of relevant mobile engineering applications loaded with various calculators, catalogs, file viewers, measurement tools, and more. 

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This app is a holistic data display and recorder for industrial and process environments. It will allow you to make your plant floor a data rich environment where you can access live process data, documentation, and resource links on specific machines, eqiQagent

iOS 5.0

Cost: Free

Company: iQuest Inc.

Company Website: http://iqagent.com

iQagent is a holistic data display and recorder for industrial and process environments. It will allow you to make your plant floor a data rich environment where you can access live process data, documentation, and resource links on specific machines, equipment, and processes on the plant floor. iQagent also works with Apple TV, so the display can be shown in real-time to management without having to disturb production.

This app provides dynamic as well as static coefficients of friction (COF) for many pairings of regularly used materials and engineered coatings. Courtesy: MagnaplateFriction Calculator

iOS 4.0+

Cost: Free

Company: T2 Content Works

Company Website: www.magnaplate.com/ 

Based on General Magnaplate’s friction calculation tool, this application provides dynamic as well as static coefficients of friction (COF) for many pairings of regularly used materials and engineered coatings.

This app contains a large selection of laws, equations, tables and reference material that engineers may find useful during their day-to-day operations. Courtesy: FPC Ltd.Mechanics Basics

Android 1.6, iOS 3.0

Cost: $1.99

Company: FPC Ltd.

Company Website: www.fpcapps.com/products.html 

Mechanics Basics contains a large selection of laws, equations, tables and reference material that engineers may find useful during their day-to-day operations. The application covers beams, measurements, gears, conversion formulas, and more.

This app lets the user to select Type 2 coordinated switchgear for IE1 / IE2 motors, star-delta / direct-on-line starter, fuse / fuseless short circuit protection. Courtesy: Larsen and Toubro Ltd.ProductWhiz

Android 3.1

Cost: Free

Company: Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

Company Website: www.larsentoubro.com/ 

ProductWhiz is an app that helps the user select switchgears faster and more accurately than previously. The app lets the user to select Type 2 coordinated switchgear for IE1 / IE2 motors, star-delta / direct-on-line starter, fuse / fuseless short circuit protection.

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