Top 5 Android Apps In 2016 For Construction Professionals

Recently construction industry experience significant technological advancement. Several mobile based apps are emerged in the market. The civil engineering students as well as civil engineers always look for good android apps to save significant time, to improve accuracy level, precise calculation and complete work in scheduled time.

Given below, detailed information for top 5 android based apps for civil engineers :-

1. AutoCAD 360
Autodesk® AutoCAD 360 previously known as AutoCAD WS, belongs to the authorized AutoCAD® mobile app. AutoCAD 360 is a user-friendly and free mobile app that can significantly improve the drafting process. It facilitates the users to view, edit, and distribute AutoCAD drawings at all times and elsewhere. There are robust design review and markup tools which can be accessed online and offline to streamline site visits and fieldwork. The app can distribute drawings with others over desktop, web, and mobile devices consistently. Apply the free companion AutoCAD 360 web app to smoothly avail drawings from web browsers. AutoCAD 360 Pro subscription plans will extend the functionality of the app with extra competencies to the jobsite.

 

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2. Frame Design
This app contains some exciting features and specifically intended for civil engineers, mechanical engineers, architects and students who prefer to design 2D frames.

It is possible to input and edit hyper static structures, forces, supports etc through graphics and textures. All the calculations are made instantly.

The app offers the following exclusive features:

  • F, T and q (rectangular and triangular) loads
  • Fixed and hinge connections at beam ends
  • Moment, Shear, Stress, Deflection, Reaction forces and Unity checks
  • Imposed deflections
  • M, N, V, ux, uz, utot, phi, sigma and unity checks output
  • Fixed, hinge and roller supports in any direction
  • Load cases and load combinations, including safety factors
  • Profile groups; every group contains its own color
  • Import any steel profile or general section from our free Engineering Libraries (EU, UK, AU, US & CA profiles)
  • Import dxf files
  • Export to our Concrete Design and Steel Design apps
  • Share picture

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3. Beam Design
This finite element app is specially designed for for civil engineers, mechanical engineers, architects and students to create design for continuous beams.

The users can input and edit hyperstatic beams, forces, supports etc through graphics and textures. The calculations are made evidently in the background devoid of hampering your work and the result is given instantly.

The app offers the following exclusive features:

  • F, T and q (rectangular and triangular) loads
  • Fixed and hinge connections at beam ends
  • Moment, Shear, Stress, Deflection, Reaction forces and Unity checks
  • Imposed deflections
  • M, N, V, ux, uz, utot, phi, sigma and unity checks output
  • Fixed, hinge and roller supports in any direction
  • Load cases and load combinations, including safety factors
  • Profile groups; every group contains its own color
  • Import any steel profile or general section from our free Engineering Libraries (EU, UK, AU, US & CA profiles)
  • Import dxf files
  • Export to our Concrete Design and Steel Design apps
  • Share picture

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4. Floor Plan Creator
This android based is used to generate detailed and perfect floor plans. Any furniture can be included to make interior designing of your home beautiful. Get your floor plan with you to verify if there is sufficient room to accommodate a new furniture.

The app offers the following exclusive features :-

  • Predefined room shapes together with free drawing of a room shape through S-Pen, mouse or touch.
  • Extensive symbol library with doors, windows, furniture, electrical, fire survey.
  • Cloud synchronization to backup automatically and distribute plans among devices (purchased, 3 days free trial)
  • Export as image (free with watermark); DXF, SVG (purchased).
  • Supports metric and imperial unit systems.

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5. GPS Fields Area Measure

This android based construction app includes the following features :-
• Quick area/distance marking
• Smart Marker Mode for accurate pin placement !!!
• Measures saving and editing – Measures grouping and naming
• Undo for all measuring actions
• GPS tracking to walk/drive around boundary/directory to auto measure

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