Apps for Engineers: Sound meter, friction calculator, mechanical basics
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 sound meter, a friction calculator, a filter replacement app, and SCADA visualization.
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: SkyPaw Co. Ltd
Company Website: www.skypaw.com
With Decibel 10th you can use your iPhone or iPad was a sound meter. Accurately measure the sound pressure levels around you.
Company: T2 Content Works
Company Website: www.magnaplate.com
Based on General Magnaplate's popular friction calculation tool, this app provides dynamic as well as static coefficients of friction (COF) for many pairings of regularly used materials and engineered coatings.
Android 2.3, iOS 4.0
Company: Bosch Rexroth AG
Company Website: www.boschrexroth.com/en/xc/
This app can be used to quickly and easily find and order a replacement your old filter elements. The filter database is periodically updated to ensure that the info you are viewing is always current and relevant.
Company: Tesla LLC
Company Website: www.teslascada.com
TeslaSCADA offers visualization between an Android device and industrial automation applications and equipment based on OPC UA, an efficient and security standard allow encrypted transmission, authentication, and encrypted access. This application can be used as an OPC UA client.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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