10 Best Civil Engineering Apps for Android

Civil Engineering apps very useful digital tools for designing and construction field related use. If you search for civil engineering apps on google play store you will find many civil engineering apps. In this article, we’ve listed 10 best Civil Engineering Apps for Android users.

01. AutoCAD 360

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Autodesk AutoCAD 360 is the official AutoCAD mobile app. It is a freeware and easy-to-use drawing and drafting mobile app that allows you to view, edit, and share AutoCAD drawings. Also, you can upload and open 2D DWG drawings directly from email or external storage and view the file, including external references, layers, and image underlays. Autodesk AutoCAD 360 Simplify site visits and fieldwork with design review and markup tools online and offline mode. However, you have to upgrade to AutoCAD 360 Pro to enable editing and drawings tools.

02. Frame Design

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Frame Design is intuitive and features rich app which is very useful for civil engineers, mechanical engineers, architects, and students. With its fast and transparent calculations, users are free to explore their wildest frame designs in 2D. Using Frame Design, you can input and edit hyper static structures, forces support etc both graphically and textually.
Main features of Frame Design includes:

  • F, T, and q (rectangular and triangular) loads.
  • Fixed and hinge connections at beam end.
  • M, N, V, ux, uz, utot, pi, sigma and unity checks output.
  • Fixed, hinge and roller support in any direction.
  • Moment, Shear, Stress, Deflection, Reaction forces and Unity checks.
  • Imposed deflections.
  • Load cases and load combinations, including safety factors.
  • Profile groups; each group can have its own color.

03. Beam Design

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Beam Design is intuitive and features rich app which is very useful for civil engineers, architects, mechanical engineers, and students. Using Beam Design, You can input and edit hyperstatic beams, forces, supports. The calculations are performed transparently in the background without disturbing your work and presented.

Main features of Beam Design includes:

  • F, T, and q (rectangular and triangular) loads.
  • Fixed and hinge connections at beam end.
  • Imposed deflections.
  • M, N, V, ux, uz, utot, pi, sigma and unity checks output.
  • Fixed, hinge and roller support in any direction.
  • Moment, Shear, Stress, Deflection, Reaction forces and Unity checks.
  • Load cases and load combinations, including safety factors.
  • Profile groups; each group can have its own color.

04. AndTruss 2D

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AndTruss2D is a useful application for engineers and architects. This app is a simplified version of the Frame Design app. It is used for linear static analysis of plane trusses with the Finite Element Method. It is an extremely user- friendly app and is recommended for users with specific requirements. AndTruss 2D includes 20 truss templates.

05. Concrete Mix Design

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Concrete Mix Design App is useful for all the civil engineers, Structural engineers and contractors to calculate the materials proportion into the concrete mix. It follows the guidelines of IS: 10262-2009 and IS: 456 for calculating the mix proportion. Concrete Mix Design App accurately calculates the amount of cement, water content, fine aggregate, coarse aggregates and admixture content per 1 m3 of concrete depending upon the desired strength and slump value. Simply enter the Grade of concrete, Choose water-cement ratio and fill out the properties of the materials you going to use and then press calculate.

06. Civil Engineering Pack

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Civil Engineering Pack contains 574 calculators and converters, that can quickly and easily calculate and convert different civil engineering parameters. It calculates and converts every unit and value changes automatically and accurately. Civil Engineering Pack is a most comprehensive civil engineering and construction calculator.

Civil Engineering Pack contains the following 12 modules:

  • Beam Calculator
  • Column Calculator
  • Piles and Piling Calculator
  • Concrete Calculator
  • Soil and Earthwork Calculator
  • Structural Engineering Calculator
  • Timber Engineering Calculator
  • Unit Converter
  • Bridge Calculator
  • Engineering Survey Calculator
  • Highway and Road Calculator
  • Hydraulics and Waterworks Calculator

07. Reinforced Concrete

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Reinforced Concrete application can be used to make quick parameter calculations of beams and reinforced concrete slab from the office and construction site. However, this app calculations’ algorithms adapted from the Polish and the Europe Union building construction law, and are based on the Polish PN-B-03264:2002 and Europe EC2 EN:1992-1-1 norm.

08. Quick Civil

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Quick Civil was designed by Holmes Apps to provide common civil engineering calculations. This app was designed to perform calculations for open channel flow, weir, orifice and time of concentration. Also, the app is the very light weight which occupies only a small space about 380KB. All calculations can be performed in English and in SI units.

09. Civil Engineering Basics

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Civil Engineering Basics is a complete handbook of Civil Engineering Basics which covers important topics, notes, materials, news. It lists 60 topics with detailed notes, diagrams, equations, formulas & course material.

10. Steel Profiles

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Steel Profiles is a powerful learning tool from LetsConstruct, this app contains information on steel, concrete, soil, wood and other core materials vital to Civil engineers. This app is just about the perfect tool to have when looking for quick and accurate information. It includes beam sections for a variety of countries and predefined European, US, Canada, Russia, UK, Australian and Japanese Steel Profiles.

Muhsin Yakkiparamban

Muhsin Yakkiparamban is the co-founder of Lauyou Learning. Muhsin holds Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from KMCT Calicut.

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