Apps for Engineers: Energy management and savings

CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. We've categorized apps by category, company, and type. These energy management and savings applications are listed in the August 2015 edition and in the app.

07/26/2015


Apps for Engineers from CFE Media is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Mobile apps are categorized apps by category, company, and type. This month, see these energy management and savings tools, including a pump energy savings calculator and a steam tools app. 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 BP energy charting tool features the ability to graph the data contained in 2015’s Statistical Review of World Energy. Courtesy: BPBP Review of World Energy

iOS 7.0 +, Android 2.3 +

Cost: Free

Company: BP

The BP energy charting tool features the ability to graph the data contained in 2015's Statistical Review of World Energy. Features include: energy data from 1965 for most series, an interactive world map of energy producing countries, customizable chart types, and calculations. Users can remain informed of world energy trends online or offline.

This tool is designed to compare conventional flow control methods with Rockwell Automation PowerFlex drives and then calculate the differential power consumption for each. Courtesy: Rockwell AutomationPump Energy Savings Calculator

iOS 3.0+

Cost: Free

Company: Rockwell Automation

Calculate potential energy savings with this app. This tool is designed to compare conventional flow control methods with Rockwell Automation PowerFlex drives and then calculate the differential power consumption for each.

This app helps users to identify the right steam tools for a job. Applications include: thermodynamic data for water/steam, supporting the design and operation of expert steam/water equipment. Courtesy: Spirax SarcoSteam Tools Mobile App

iOS 4.3+, Android 2.3+

Cost: Free

Company: Spirax Sarco

This app helps users to identify the right steam tools for a job. Applications include: thermodynamic data for water/steam, supporting the design and operation of expert steam/water equipment. Enter the following data: the corresponding pressure or temperature, water (hf) (sensible heat), evaporation (hfg) (latent heat), steam (hg) (total heat), and specific volume steam.

This savings calculator quantifies the energy savings when variable speed drives (VSDs) are used in mechanical systems using damper controls to run commercial and industrial fans. Courtesy: Schneider ElectricVSD Energy Savings Calculator

iOS 5.1+, Android 2.2+

Cost: Free

Company: Schneider Electric

This savings calculator quantifies the energy savings when variable speed drives (VSDs) are used in mechanical systems using damper controls to run commercial and industrial fans.

- Edited by Eric R. Eissler, editor-in-chief, Oil & Gas Engineering, eeissler@cfemeda.com.

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See links to recent other Apps for Engineers below and link to the mobile app at http://www.controleng.com/connect/apps-for-engineers.html 

 



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