Top 10 Apps for Engineers

1. AutoCad 360

AutoCad, the popular design software is now also available as a mobile app that allows you to view and edit DWG files on your mobile device or tablet.

Platforms: Apple and Android

2. MathPix Problem Solver

The Mathpix app is every engineering student’s dream come true. It is the first app that allows you to take a snapshot of a math problem where the app will then solve it visually. It reads both handwriting or printed text.

Platforms: Apple, soon coming to Android

3. Engineering Professional

Engineering Professional is a handy app that organizes every equation you could ever need to solve engineering problems. The equations are laid out by engineering specialty and it includes over 650 individual formulas for all of your engineering needs.

Platforms: Apple

4. FingerCAD

This application for technical drawing using your fingers can be a useful tool for quickly designing floor plans and getting an idea for how a space will be laid out.

Platforms: Apple

5. Graphing Calculator

There’s no need to point out the benefits of a graphing calculator in the form of a mobile app.

Platforms: Apple

6. HVAC Professional

Whether you are a HVAC professional or just someone trying to fix your broken A/C unit, this app including 200 formulas will help walk you through the process.

Platforms: Apple

7. iCircuit

An excellent app for drawing circuits, testing functions, checking voltages and helping troubleshoot on the go.

Platforms: All

8. iEngineer

The most comprehensive database of information about hardware sizes. It has both US and Metric screw sizes and many more intricate features.

Platforms: Apple

9. LuxCalc

If you are a mechanical engineer who needs help with thermodynamics or fluid properties, LuxCalc is for you since the app calculates the thermophysical properties of various fluids within a high degree of accuracy.

Platforms: Apple and Windows PC

10. Truss Me!

Finally, something to relax a bit. Truss Me! is a very fun game that allows you to design and test structures. It offers up challenges to create stronger structures while also teaching you about the engineering process behind everything.

Platforms: Apple and Android