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.
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.
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.
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.
Android 1.6, iOS 3.0
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.
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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