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Blender 2.62 Relased

Blender 2.62 has been released.  Some new features include better Boolean operations, Cycles render engine improvements, object motion tracking, and more. The Blender Foundation and online developer community is proud to present Blender 2.62. The 2.6x series is being targeted at … Continue reading

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Blender 3D 2.60a Release

Blender 3D 2.60a was released on Oct 24, 2011.  The 2.60a release is a bugfix release for 2.60 shown in the changelog.  The changelog/release notes for 2.60 show all of the great new features that were added. Features of 2.60 … Continue reading

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Wolfram|Alpha – Plotting Functions and Graphs in Wolfram|Alpha

The Wolfram|Alpha blog has published some information on plotting functions with Wolfram|Alpha.  The plots come out quite nice whether 2D, 3D, or contour, and you don’t need to install any software to do some quick plots. Plotting Functions and Graphs in … Continue reading

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Specifications and Codes

The AISC has made the 2010 Specification freely available on their website. 2010 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-10) This specification provides the generally applicable requirements for the design and construction of structural steel buildings and other structures. 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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GraphCalc The Ultimate Windows 2D/3D Graphing Calculator Software

This week, The Engineering Zone will feature calculator applications. One of my Favorite PC calculators is GraphCalc (also available for Linux).  It is fast, easy, and you can use your number pad for input.  Even though it was last updated … Continue reading

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Blender 3D 2.57 Relased

Blender 2.57 has been released!  This is one of my favorite free open source 3d programs.  It is very robust, and is great for visualizations and concept art.  This is the first stable release of the 2.5 series.  The 2.5 … Continue reading

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