4 Free Apps Every Engineering Student Should Have

4 Free Apps Every Engineering Student Should Have

engineering apps

Engineering majors would be the first to admit that their course load can be a difficult and demanding experience, whether at the undergraduate or postgraduate levels. Luckily, several apps have been developed to meet the needs of students. These apps are making it a whole lot easier for students to complete their studies by giving access to technical information at the swipe of a finger and providing the tools to help you to study more efficiently.

Below we’ll outline four free apps available that we believe can make a real difference to engineering students in their day-to-day lives.

1. EveryCircuit

engineering apps

Available: App Store & Google Play

EveryCircuit is an easy to use, highly interactive circuit simulator and schematic capture tool that students can use to brush up on their knowledge of circuits in a fun way! With it’s growing library of components, the app provides users with the freedom to design any analog or digital circuit from a simple voltage divider to transistor-level masterpiece. The app’s real-time circuit simulation, interactivity, and dynamic visualization make it a must have application for engineering students (and professionals).

 

2. CAD Pockets

engineering apps

Available: App Store & Google Play

CAD Pockets allows students, hobbyists and professionals the power to measure, draw and view their work on-site. Its ease of use and its fast multi-touch interface provides users with the precision and flexibility that pen and paper fail to archive.

 

3. Mechanical Engineering

engineering apps

Available: Google Play

This highly rated app bills itself as the “one stop solution for all mechanical engineering needs”. As it covers over one thousand topics related to mechanical engineering, it’s perfect for students preparing for exams or even their first job interview. It’s impressive ease of use allows users to quickly review any subject related concept instantly through the search functionality within the app.

 

4. Electrodroid

engineering apps

Available: Windows Store, iTunes & Google Play

This app provides students and hobbyists with a wide range of electronics tools plus a reference guide that ensures that users can keep up to date on their projects. Users can create prototypes of their circuit in the tool and calculate whether or not the end result will look the way that they intend. Then, the user can use the app’s reference guide to review the components that will be needed, look up pin-out connectors, and more. This comprehensive app is an incredible resource for students, hobbyists and professionals alike.