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Mathcad Express

  PTC has announced the release of Mathcad Express.  They “Mathcad Express is a free version of Mathcad that allows any user to utilize some selected features of Mathcad Prime 2.0, for an unlimited time.” “Mathcad Express does include the … Continue reading

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Andie Graph

Here’s a great TI emulator for your Android device.  You will have to download your own ROM, but it works great. Andie GraphGet a TI-82, TI-83, TI-85, AND TI-86 emulator for your phone!ROM NOT INCLUDED. Due to a request from … Continue reading

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Microsoft Mathematics 4.0

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 is a free mathematics program from Microsoft (if you couldn’t already tell that from the name) for Windows.  It is definitely a better upgrade to the standard windows calculator, and keeps a notebook of calculations/graphs.  It is more geared … Continue reading

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HP-48 Emulator for Android

For those of you who just loved your RPN HP48 graphing calculator and have an android phone, this app is for you.  Just looking at the screen brings back memories.  The developers have faithfully recreated the original calculator’s look and feel.  If … Continue reading

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RealCalc Scientific Calculator

RealCalc Scientific Calculator for Android is made by Quartic Software.  This is a great standard scientific calculator which only shows one entry at a time.  There is also a setting for RPN functionality.  This is a great substitute if you want to leave … Continue reading

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Wolfram|Alpha – Intro

Wolfram|Alpha is becoming a more valuable tool for engineers practically every day.  If you haven’t used it before, you should definitely check it out.  Their goals are summarized on their info page: Goals Wolfram|Alpha’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge … Continue reading

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Custom Graph Paper

Most of us professionals have pre-printed graph paper with the company logo and other things.  Students usually have to buy their graph paper in bulk from their bookstore, Amazon.com, or somewhere else (probably online).  When I was in school, we … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Engineering Zone

Welcome to The Engineering Zone.  This is our first official post.  If you have any information or articles to share, you can post it in the comments.  Comments also support markup for equations for those technical topics.  For example if … Continue reading

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