EN-01: Engineering
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0746 1-2-3 Engineering Small Programs Disk
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for oil & gas, geology, physics and more. 1-2-3 is required.
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0878 1-2-3 Engineering #2 Small Programs Disk
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for retaining wall, hydro, project bidding. 1-2-3 is required.
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1145 Engineering Small Programs Disk
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ACMath
Hoelcle, J. R.
$0
can be used for help when manipulating polar coordinates in various electronic
problems. Limitations for this program are polar inputs only, at present.
Cheby 1.1b
Soln Laboratories, Inc.
$?
helps in designing lowpass, highpass and bandpass filters based on Chebyscheff
polynomials. Use CHEBY87.COM for machines having an 8087 numeric co-processor
installed, and CHEBYBCD.COM on machines without an 8087.
CheCon 1.0
Sund, S.E.
$8
performs 30 different unit conversions in the Chemical engineering field. It
may also be of interest to other engineering fields.
Circuits
$0
is an introductory tutorial on electronics, primarily Ohms Law. (Requires
BASICA from IBM or Compaq. May not work with GWBASIC.)
Electronic Helper 1.0 (ELECHLP)
Tremblay, Eric
$0
is an Ohms law calculator that will also tell you the value of a resistor using
the color codes on the resistor.
EngUnit
Sandell, Dave J.
$0
will convert almost any set of engineering units to just about any other set.
HepCat Junior 0.7
Swayne, Patrick
$39
is a 12k memory resident pop-up calculator. HepCat stands for "HUG Engineer's
and Programmer's CAlculation Tool". It is an engineer's floating point
calculator with several built in functions and a programmer's binary
calculator that works in several radixes and has a built in ASCII table. It
can also be used as a simple four-function calculator.
ResisPop 1.03 (RESPOP)
Notor Engineering Services
$0
is a simple resistor selection program that allows you to convert arbitrary
resistance values between 1.0 ohm and 10 Mohm to standard values for 0.1, 0.2,
0.5, 1, 2, 5, and 10 percent tolerances.
SCI_Calc
Joyner, Bill
$4
is an unusual type of scientific calculator. Over a dozen different algebraic
and trinometric functions of X and Y are displayed on the screen (eg: X*Y, X
cos Y). As you enter values for X and Y, the results of the functions are
automatically displayed. Any of the values can be moved into memory and from
there into X or Y. Warning: the error message file did not come with it, so if
you have an error, you will only be told that the file is missing.
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END OF SMALL PROGRAMS DISK #1145
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2400 Engineering #2 Small Programs Disk
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Analysis 4.0 (ANALYSI)
Wallenstein, Gene V.
$25
is a time series analysis tool which includes a wide diversity of
transformations and other techniques to locate and quantify patterns in
a data set. Methods used are the Fourier and Wavelet analysis, auto- and
cross-correlation, coherence, moments and Wigner-Ville analysis, digital
filtering of data and plot data in 2 or 3D.
Headerx
Winstead, Samuel
$0
provides the process engineer a quick and accurate way to evaluate flare
header sizes.
Scieqs 1.0
Yee, George
$6
is a sophisticated scientific calculator using algebraic notation. Built-in
functions include trigonometric, hyperbolic, exponential, logarithmic, and
roots. User-defined functions with any number of arguments are allowed. It
does numerical solution of equations.
Spur Gear Genie (GENIE)
Miller, Leonard R.
$19
provides precise calculations for gear-cutting operators.
StrTrs
Arnett, William S.
$20
analyzes simple beams and cantilever beams;designs short retaining walls,
footings; and selects steel beams for preliminary design purposes. Basic
required.
Trav 1.06
Jones, Robert
$50
performs geometric traverse calculations. This program uses principles of plane
surveying and does not incorporate geodetic corrections.
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END OF SMALL PROGRAMS DISK #2400
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4135 Engineering #3 Small Programs Disk
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A-Filter (AFILTER)
Fitzpatrick, Bill
$35
calculates the resistor and capacitor values for various op-amp based active
filter configurations.
Electrical and Electronic Formulas 3.06 (EEF)
Miller, Greg
$20
is a collection of basic electrical and electronic formulas for
engineers. Requires DOS 3.0 or later.
Fluid Flow Calculations 1.0 (FLUID)
DeBlanc, Frank M.
$15
is used to solve fluid flow problems such as head loss, fluid flow, pipe
diameter and hydraulic radius.
Nominal Pipe Size e1.2 (NPS)
Herne Data Systems Ltd. ASP
$32
displays dimensional, flow and weight data for most standard types of metallic,
plastic and composite pipes and tubes including IPS, SDR, SIDR and metric sizes.
PC-Reson 1.0 (PCRESON)
Priller, John A. and Vincent, John
$0
is an enhanced AC circuit analysis program. It solves for voltages and currents,
and computes circulating and dissipated energy. It allows for material
properties and geometry.
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BTU Analysis
Enchanted Tree Software
$105
#2437
helps compute the size of heating and cooling units needed for either commercial
or residential applications. All you have to do is enter the requested
parameters. The program will translate the cooling into Tons as well as BTU's
and will give the cfm necessary for proper cooling or heating of the area
analyzed. The manual J is used for data input factors and for calculation
methods. This program will also allow analysis of an area that does not have an
outside wall.
Carpenter's Dream
Workhorses, Inc
$25
#3915
is a set of construction programs for estimating concrete, gallons, tandem
loads, decks, squares, sheets, roofs, half lap, rebar, 16" on centers; for
producing cutting lists for rafters, stairs, and windows; for doing conversions
of units of measure and more.
CCICAP
Circuit Concepts Inc.
$75
#2048
is a powerful, easy to use linear circuit analysis program. The program can
be used to study a wide range of circuit behavior. It includes passive
circuit elements such as resistors, capacitors, and inductors as well as
controlled elements such as voltage to current converters and ideal
operational amplifiers. There are built in models for bipolar junction
transistors, field effect transistors, and operational amplifiers.
Chart
Nelson, Scott D.
$25
#1485
is for performing transmission line analysis, network matching, transistor
stability analysis, transistor gain analysis utilizing both Y and S
parameters, and transistor noise analysis. Requires CGA or EGA.
Civil Comp Surveyor
Wadsworth, Richard
$150
#7084/1077 [2 disks]
is a simple COGO program for civil engineers and land surveyors. It links
with Generic CADD by transferring point files both ways. It includes
traverse, inverse, sideshot, bearing and distance intersection routines, area,
inscribe curve and rotate & translate & scale. New are radial topo reduction,
optional zenith angle entry and point descriptors, lot summary printout,
radial inverse and stakeout, curve solutions, predetermined area, 90 degree
offsets, parallel offsets and execution of DOS commands from within COGO.
Screen and printer plotting is supported, with stadia topo, contour
interpolation and triangle solutions. Has 640x350 EGA and 640x480 VGA graphics
support, including lines and curves.
The program includes state plane coordinate input/output, field traverse with
compass rule adjustment, vertical curves and grades, cul-de-sacs and
intersections, floppy drive support, DXF file transfer, data collector file
import/export, 3 point circle, line tangent to curve, stations and offsets,
offset intersection, and file storage of contour tics. It has over 2000 points
storage capacity, mouse driven menus, user-selected output precision,
user-selected file subdirectories, and azimuth output options.
Copan/II
KASE
$0
#7510/3293 [2 disks]
is a collection of programs that analyze composite panels (fiberglass, graphite,
epoxy, etc.) for strength, stiffness, cost, and weight. They are designed to
allow you to catalog core and ply materials so that each design requires only a
material reference as opposed to the complete property input. Output includes
bending deflections, stresses, stiffness values, and other information related
to mechanical performance. 1.5 meg of hard disk space is required.
DICOGO
DI Management Corporation
$204
#3816
is a two-dimensional coordinate geometry system geared specifically toward
subdivision design. It can be run from the DOS command line or from within
AutoCAD and produces a DXF file to import into your drawing. Lisp utilities are
included to create command files and coordinate files from a drawing. Up to 4000
points are supported.
EleCalc
Hansis, Andy
$10
#2213
contains the following programs: Findval finds the values of resistors and
capacitors from the sometimes cryptic codes on them. Ohmslaw is a basic
calculator for finding resistance, current, voltage, and power. SWR is a
calculator for finding the Standing Wave Ratio from measured forward and
reflected power (in watts). Wavelen is a calculator for finding whole, half,
and quarter wavelength in Meters, Feet, and Inches, from a Radio Frequency
entered in Megahertz. This should be useful to those designing antennas to
find the length of wire to use in any common unit of measurement. All of the
programs are menu driven, self-explanatory and easy to use. (The author is no
longer at the address listed in the documentation.)
Electrc8 9.2 08-93 CD
LaCapra, Robert J.
$59
#2272
is designed to perform most common electrical contracting calculations.
All functions conform to the 1993 National Electrical Code. The 1993
Temperature Limitations are also supported.
Electron
Pfannenschmid, Harold F. ASP
$10
#1323
is an electronics, electrical program to assist the technician, electrician or
engineer. Routines include a 555 Timer design, resistive attenuators, Ohms
law, db gain/loss and many more routines. Many electrical tables and graphic
drawings of small motors and 3 phase transformers are included. It also
contains an additional table showing full load 3 phase motor current.
Eyesight
Robots, Etc.
$25
#2425
is an introduction to and an experimentation environment for visual recognition
for computers. Such systems are used in some automated manufacturing plants to
identify parts. Several sample image files and a tutorial on computer vision are
included. No video equipment is required.
Filter
Power Mountain Software Systems
$30
#1918
lets you design Butterworth, Chebyshev, Elliptic, Bessel, State Variable, and
other filters. Includes Notch and bandpass filters. Calculates for standard
part values or user supplied values. It draws a schematic on screen and
prints it.
Flush
Fuerst, Michael
$295
#1050
analyzes an existing or proposed sanitary sewer system, tracing flow using the
Manning equation and making provision for force mains. It is limited to 15
sewers, but $295 gets you a version that will handle 500+ sewers and that is
currently in use on over 50 projects throughout the U.S., according to the
author.
GRAPE 3D Beam
GRAPE Software
$25-$100
#7512/3367 [2 disks]
is a highly interactive finite element analysis package. It uses cubic
interpolation displacement beam bending elements with six degrees of freedom per
node and 3D Truss elements with three degrees freedom.
Elements may be oriented in any position in space, and created/edited and
post-processed graphically in color and in real-time. Complete view manipulation
can be made for top, front, right, and isometric views, or any other orientation
with dynamic rotation. Other features include a full screen text editor, command
line solver, file management, and mouse support. A hard disk is required.
HC2Entry
Wadsworth, Richard
$35
#0826
is a civil engineering program for creating input files for HEC-2, the Corps
of Engineers water surface profile program.
HCMOS Phase-Locked Loop Design
Philips Components
$0
#2214
enables you to design a complete HCMOS-based PLL including peripheral
components. It's for use with Philips' 74HC/HCT4046A and 7046A HCMOS
circuits, but it can also be used to evaluate and modify existing designs,
for example with the HEF4046.
HPE
Harrison, H. T.
#879
is a set of programs for engineering stress analysis based on the finite
element method, which is useful for problems such as static and dynamic stress
analysis, heat transfer, fluid flow and other field problems. The free
version is limited to solving small models.
HydroFlo
Haulman, Brian
$195
#1628
is a tool for use in the design and validation of hydraulic systems. It
solves four common type of problems: (1) with a known pump, find the
operating point of the system, (2) prescribe a pump for a system to drive a
desired flow, (3) find the steady-state gravity flow for a pipeline, and (4)
find element and total head losses for a non-pump system. Pipe head losses in
hydraulic systems can be calculated using the Hazen-Williams equation for
water or using the Darcy-Wiesbach equation for any fluid. All system
calculations can be performed in either English or metric units. Two choices
for head and flow units are available within each unit system.
HydroNet 4.0
Haulman, Brian
$695
#1627
is a hydraulic network analysis tool based on the popular Hardy-Cross method.
Hydronet allows up to 21 pipes, 20 nodes, 2 pumps and 8 fittings and valves.
The maximum element or node number is 100.
The Industrial Engineers ToolBox
Alps Software ASP
$10-$25
#7171/2274 [3 disks]
is an extensive tool box for engineers which includes a Facilities Management
Series and a Work Measurement Series and several graphics libraries for use with
PC-Key-Draw 3.53 or later. (PC-Key-Draw is a CAD program on disks #121, 1-4.)
The Facilities Management Series gives tools for layout planning, furniture
and equipment surveys, overhead cost development, custodial workload analysis,
and it includes a program for graphing data.
The Work Measurement Series gives charting tools that lead up to MTM. Since
the MTM analyst must be certified, this series stops short of MTM; MTM/GPD,
and any predetermined time standards. The charts developed are Operation
Process, Flow Charts, Man-Machine Process, Operator Process, and Simo
Charting.
Other features include support for VGA, as well as, CGA and EGA, a Directory
Manager, allowing view of tree, changing directories, making directories,
copying files, moving files, viewing the contents of a file, deleting files,
and removing directories.
Several libraries have been developed for use in PC-Key Draw which run from
vector file drawings of symbols to hot key libraries. With these libraries
PC-Key Draw has been customized to make use by the Industrial Engineer easier
and more meaningful. Requires PC-Key-Draw (GR-02: #7040).
Integral Scientist
Integral Scientific Software ASP
$50
#3916
is a reference program for scientists. It includes a periodic table, element
information database, a flash-card learning program, 30 categories of units
conversions, a chemical solutions calculator, solvent selection database,
molecular weight calculator, dilution calculator and user customizable data
viewer.
LoadCalc
La Capra, Robert J.
$45
#3486
performs service/feeder load calculations for single dwelling units in
accordance with the 1990 National Electrical Code requirements.
Motion Compensation
OED
$0
#2426
is a hypertext introduction to Oceanic Launch\Recovery and Motion Compensation.
The presentation was created using PC-Key-Draw, taking advantage of its
"hyperdraw" capabilities. In fact, people who are not interested in oceanic
equipment but who are interested in a system like the Mac's HyperCard should see
this presentation. We have seen a lot of hypertext applications which let you
branch around text files, but to the best of our knowledge, PC-Key-Draw (GR-121)
is the only graphic oriented system (like HyperCard) with a freely distributable
run-time module. A hard disk and color video are required.
NBSLCC (National Bureau of Standards Life-Cycle Cost)
$0
#1249
performs comprehensive cost analyses of buildings and building systems and
compares the economic performances of design alternatives. It computes total
life-cycle costs, net present value savings, savings to investment ratio, and
adjusted internal rate of return. It can compute economic evaluations for
commercial and non-commercial buildings and include income tax adjustments and
financing effects in the analysis as needed. Long-term energy price
projections are stored on the disk for use in the LCC analysis of energy
projects. BASIC is required.
Network
Wyatt, Kenneth D.
$20
#1543
is an electronic circuit analysis program for ladder networks. It will
provide a tabular output of Insertion Loss, Return Loss, Phase, VSWR,
Reflection Coefficient, and Real and Imaginary Input Impedances. There is a
high-resolution plotting capability for each of these parameters. Various
filters or impedance matching networks may be quickly analyzed and plotted.
NOVA
Stanton, Robert
$70
#2956
can be used to analyze most linear (AC) circuits. It can calculate voltage,
phase, and delay at any circuit point (node) at any frequencies. It can give
useful results for low frequencies (below 10 Mhz) plus RF and microwave
circuits.
PC-Calib
Paull Associates
$55
#1158
allows analytical instrument users a convenient way to enter calibration data
and evaluate sample concentrations. The program is easy to use. It is
basically a statistical curve fitting program with several types of equations
built in. CGA or EGA or compatible or emulator is required.
PC-Ecap 2.1
Volpa, Peter ASP
$71-$82
#2273
is an easy to use AC circuit analysis program which analyzes circuits
consisting of resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers, transistors
(both bipolar and FET's), operational amplifiers and transconductance
amplifiers. Magnitude spans .1 db/div to 80 db/div, and Phase spans 22.5
degrees/div to 720 degrees/div.
Support is provided for group delay, impedance, VSWR and return loss
calculations. Support is also provided for a math coprocessor, European format
for element values, and HPLJ and 24-pin printers. Requires 384K RAM.
PCTrace 5.01
Ehlers, Douglas E.
$85
#20147/2215 [2 disks]
formerly known as PCRoute, is a computer aided design program for
printed circuit boards. Features include auto-routing, interactive
routing, board layout functions, flexible pinouts for devices, 2X output
for use in making PC boards, disk functions built into the software,
sophisticated component and connection entry systems, general
statistics, up to 300 components and 1800 connections. Features include
mouse support, variable pad and trace sizes, 9 and 24 pin dot matrix
printer support, HP Laserjet and Deskjet support, and Postscript printer
support. Requires 640k and a printer compatible with the IBM, the Epson
LQ-2500, or HPLJ II.
Personal APT
Digital Manufacturing Systems
$49
#1762
is a large subset of the APT (Automatically Programmed Tools) language. APT is
the oldest most widely used NC/CNC programming language in use today. The
program offers a powerful set of mathematical functions and geometry
descriptions to aid in the solution of complex problems that are often
encountered in Engineering, Design and Drafting functions. Functions are
provided for extracting scalar values from the canonical form of defined
elements, including the CANF function. Planes can be used as drive and check
surfaces. Includes a full-screen editor and uses a math co-processor if
present.
Personal Consultant
Alps Software ASP
$84-$104
#7575/3817 [3 disks]
is an extensive tool box for engineers which includes a Facilities Management
Series, a Work Measurement Series, Manpower Planning and Value Engineering for
use with Draft Choice. (Draft Choice is a CAD program on disks #7189/1630)
Requires 1.6 meg of disk space and 512k.
Pipes
Knight, Jerry G.
$0
#880
is a hydraulics analysis program to compute pressure loss for pipes serving
residential fire sprinklers, designed according to NFPA 13D. Also on same
disk: PNENTRY (Richard Wadsworth; $35) is a data entry program for Don Wood's
Kentucky Pipes program, which is the University of Kentucky pressure pipe
network analysis program. PNENTRY prompts for appropriate data and creates a
formatted FORTRAN data file to be read by Kentuck Pipes.
Power 1.0
O'Connor, Michael D. ASP
$53
#4748
calculates IC circuit power and maintains a database of IC electrical
parameters. It merges two input files or two databases into one, and permits
data-sharing among users without redundancies caused by concerted data entry.
Tutorial demos are included.
PowerPak
Kwascha, George
$?
#0499
has been designed for use by the Electric Utility Distribution Engineer or
Consulting Engineer with the intent of simplifying basic design calculations
necessary in providing electric utility service.
Raddecay
Grove Engineering
$0
#7172/1342 [2 disks]
displays radioactive decay information for 497 radionuclides. Data provided
include the half life, radioactive daughter nuclides, probabilities per decay,
and decay product energies for alphas, betas, positrons, electrons, X-rays,
and photons.
Storm Water Management
Eaglin, Ron
$85 each
#7738/4000 [2 disks]
is a set of programs for stormwater management. SMADA allows you to create,
save and retrieve watershed, rainfall, and hydrographs files. OPSEW allows
interactive design of sewer networks. RETEN contains design routines for
pollutant loading, exfiltration systems, the water reuse systems, retention
ponds and swales with swale blocks. REGRESS performs statistical regressions
on paired X-Y data sets, and DISTRIB makes predictions on the rainfall and
stream flow.
Roads
#7173/849 [2 disks]
is a disk of public domain traffic engineering programs developed by the
Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California at
Berkeley.
Size
Anderson, Greenwood, & Co.
$0
#2801
is a comprehensive and flexible sizing program for safety relief valves. All
equations and derivations have been obtained from established API, ASME, and
standard thermodynamic fluid data.
SP-Footing
Towle, Terry W.
$20
#3636
analyzes and designs concrete spread footings using the latest American Concrete
Institute 318-89 code. It will handle axial loads from concrete, masonry or
steel columns with baseplates.
SPIA
Moonshadow Software
$85
#7174/881 [2 disks]
is a mathematical scratchpad for functions. SPIA provides an interactive
environment in which to study functions (like sin, cos, etc.) and signal
processing techniques (like Fourier transform, convolution, etc.). The author
says SPIA is useful for the high school student learning for the first time
about graphing functions and trigonometry to the practicing engineer
interested in power spectra.
Stormnet
Wadsworth, Richard
$50
#1295
is a collection of programs for civil engineers for the hydrologic and
hydraulic analysis of storm drain pipe network systems.
SurveySoft
Fleming, G. D. & Company, Inc.
$75
#827
is a coordinate geometry program for land surveyors. It features traverse,
sideshot, inverse, radial inverse, rotate coordinates, bearing/bearing
intersection, bearing/distance intersection, fixed areas, transit topography
and radial stakeout.
Unifac
Goffinet, E. Pete Jr.
$25
#1234
provides an estimation of vapor-liquid activity coefficients by the UNIFAC group
contribution method for a system of up to ten components, each formed from a
maximum of ten different subgroups. Recently published group interaction
parameters and subgroup constants (1985) are supplied and are automatically
loaded and accessed by the program. Familiarity with the procedure for using the
UNIFAC method is assumed.
Allwet
Fuerst, Michael
$295
#700 [2 disks]
is a program for analyzing water distribution networks. The version on this
disk handles a maximum of 20 nodes and 20 pipes.
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