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.

11/18/2013


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. 

Learn more about Apps for Engineers.

This app lets you use your iPhone or iPad was a sound meter. Courtesy: SkypawDecibel 10th

iOS 4.0+

Cost: Free

Company: SkyPaw Co. Ltd

Company Website: www.skypaw.com 

iOS Web download

With Decibel 10th you can use your iPhone or iPad was a sound meter. Accurately measure the sound pressure levels around you. 

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 

iOS Web download:

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. 

This app can be used to quickly and easily find and order a replacement your old filter elements. Courtesy: Bosch RexrothFit4Filter

Android 2.3, iOS 4.0

Cost: Free

Company: Bosch Rexroth AG

Company Website: www.boschrexroth.com/en/xc/ 

Android Web download 

iOS Web download 

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.

This app 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. Courtesy: Tesla LLCTeslaSCADA

Android 2.3-2.3.2

Cost: Free

Company: Tesla LLC

Company Website: www.teslascada.com 

Android Web download

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.

- CFE Media Apps for Engineers



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