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TOP 10 Best Mobile Apps for Civil Engineers

Are you a civil engineer looking for a handy app to assist you in your profession. Find in this article the top 10 best mobile apps for civil engineers along with their download links.

Before discussing the top 10 best apps for civil engineers, we need to know, who are civil engineers? What exactly do they do? Civil engineering is a skilled profession that deals with the construction, design, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment including buildings, roads, bridges, airports, pipelines, etc.

Precision is a very important factor for civil engineers. They often require gadgets and devices to ensure the accuracy of the calculation. They often use charts, statistics, and codes to check whether their work is up to the mark.

However, in recent years, they mostly rely on computers for their engineering works but carrying a laptop for every field work is not feasible. So, they need something which is very handy and portable for everyone. In past years, the rise of smartphone users has been increased tremendously. With the help of smartphones, they can easily store data, calculation,s and other works.

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Here are TOP 10 mobile apps that civil engineers must have on their smartphones or tablets

1. AutoCAD DWG Viewer & Editor

AutoCAD is one of the most popular apps among civil engineers offered by Autodesk Inc. It is a DWG viewing and editing app with easy-to-use drawing and drafting tools. It is accurate, fast, and has many features. You can upload and open 2D DWG drawings and view all aspects of your DWG file, including external references (xrefs), layers, and image underlays.

TOP 1st apps for civil engineers: AutoCAD DWG Viewer & Editor

It helps to extend your workflow across platforms, easily access data and DWGs from your desktop, web browser, and mobile devices. You can even work offline without an internet connection, taking you CAD drawings with you in the field and beyond. You can simplify your client meetings and construction site with the most powerful CAD app and do real CAD work on the go.

Play Store: Click here to Download

App Store: Click here to Download

2. My Civil CalC

My Civil CalC is a user-friendly calculator mainly for civil engineers, architects, builders which is developed by Big Slice Technologies private Limited (OPC). It is a handy tool for people intending to build a property or renovate their homes.

TOP 2nd apps for civil engineers: My Civil CalC

It has a unique feature of assigning measurement units’ feet-inch/M/mm to the input numbers and get the desired result along with the unit. You can also convert the calculated result to alternative units by choosing various available converters at the bottom.

Play Store: Click here to Download

App Store: Click here to Download

3. Civil Rate Analysis App

Civil Rate Analysis is a mobile app developed by Magic Cube Engineering Solutions and Consultancy (MCE). MCE is a company based in Pokhara. It is a “One Stop Engineering Solution” and provides civil engineering as well as services related to IT. Civil Rate Analysis is an app suitable for civil engineers and non-engineers. The app is basically a cost estimation app.

Civil Rate Analysis – Construction Cost Estimation is an application that can be used to estimate the cost of construction of different civil engineering works such as overall house building cost and cost estimation based on a particular category of construction. The estimated price shows the approximate market rate for the country of Nepal.

4. Frame Design

Frame Design is especially useful for those who wish to design 2D hyper static frames using Finite Elements Analysis (FEA). You can input and edit geometry, forces, supports, load cases etc. The calculation results are performed instantly.

TOP 3rd apps for civil engineers: Frame Design

Features:

  • F, T and q (rectangular and triangular) loads
  • Fixed and hinge connections at beam ends
  • Fixed, hinge, roller and spring supports in any direction
  • Imposed deflections
  • Add or edit materials as well as sections
  • Load cases and load combinations, including safety factors
  • Moment, Shear, Stress, Deflection, Reaction forces, and Unity checks

Play Store: Click here to Download

5. Construction Master Pro

Construction Master Pro is created by Calculated Industries, the originator of the award-winning Construction Master Calculators. It has all of the functionality of the handheld Construction Master Pro and Construction Master Pro Trig calculator in one powerful, easy-to-use app. You can calculate tough construction-math problems and reduce errors on the job-site or in the office. It reduces costly error and save time and money. It will also help you and your crew on every phase of your project- estimating, bidding and building.

TOP 4th apps for civil engineers: Construction Master Pro

Features:

  1. Full trigonometric function keys
  2. Work in and convert between all building dimensional formats: feet-inch-fractions, inch fraction, yards, decimal feet (10ths, 100ths), decimal inches and metric (m, cm, mm).
  3. Powerful built-in solution for completing layouts, plans, bids and estimates
  4. Built-in right angle functions simplify square-ups, rafters, slopes and more
  5. View and save function inputs and outputs and share with team member

Play Store: Click here to Download

App Store: Click here to Download

6. Civil Engineering Dictionary

Civil Engineering Dictionary is from AboutCivil.org and contains more than 10,000 words and their definitions, along with images. The definitions are technical, detailed and explained according to Civil Engineering field. All the definitions are in simple English for easy understanding.

TOP 5th apps for civil engineers: Civil Engineering Dictionary

Features:

  • Explanatory images with 100s of words
  • In App Browsing of Civil Engineering Lectures, Articles, etc
  • All content of the Dictionary available Offline
  • Search history

Play Store: Click here to Download

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7. Beam Design

Beam Design is especially useful for those who wish to design 1D hyper static frames using Finite Elements Analysis (FEA). You can input and edit geometry, forces, supports, loadcases etc. The calculation results are performed transparently in the background without disturbing your work and presented almost immediately.

TOP 6th apps for civil engineers: Beam Design

The main features of Frame Design are:

  • F, T and q (rectangular and triangular) loads
  • Fixed and hinge connections at beam ends
  • Fixed, hinge, roller and spring supports in any direction
  • Imposed deflections
  • Add or edit materials as well as sections
  • Load cases and load combinations, including safety factors
  • Moment, Shear, Stress, Deflection, Reaction forces and Unity checks

Play Store: Click here to Download

App Store: Click here to Download

8. Civil Engineering

TOP 7th apps for civil engineers: Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering app is one of the very useful apps for civil engineers. The main objective of the app is to bring faster learning and quick revisions of the subject. This helps in exams and interviews. It defines all the technical details and explained according to Civil Engineering Field.

Play Store: Click here to Download

9. Nepali Unit Converter

Our list of top 10 apps for civil engineers includes a simple yet useful tool for Nepali engineers and non-engineers both living in country and abroad. Nepali Unit Converter is a simple unit conversion app which is developed by Magic Cube Engineering. It intends to simplify the conversion of traditional Nepali measurement units into well-known metric as well as imperial unit system and vice-versa.

TOP 9th apps for civil engineers: Nepali Unit Converter

The categories supported are area, length, weight, volume, and time.

Play Store: Click here to Download

10. PlanGrid Construction Software

PlanGrid is one of the best construction apps in the field. It helps to instantly share real-time plans, markups, photos, punch lists, and daily reports with the entire project team, no matter where you are. Keep everyone on the current construction set to easily and quickly track revisions, view document progress, and manage issues in the field, even without internet. It is so easy that everyone on the team can use it, including general contractors, construction managers, project managers, architects, and foreman.

TOP 10th apps for civil engineers  PlanGrid Construction Software

Features:

  • Blueprint viewer on mobiles/tablets
  • Automatic hyperlinking of all detail callouts
  • Automatic backup and archives of all construction progress photos
  • All markups and notes instantly sync across all platforms
  • Customizable punch lists to create & tracks issues
  • Redline RFI responses once and publish to whole team
  • Instant notification of project & punch list changes

Play Store: Click here to Download

App Store: Click here to Download

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