What are the best civil engineering tools?

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    #1Civil Sutra

    Civil Sutra

    This app is specially designed for site and civil engineers, as it provides vital information and facilitates the calculation and design of work. This app contains tables and formulas to make your work easier. 




    Patricia Johnston
    Written on December 3, 2017
    "When there's so much to retain while doing my job, it's nice to have this useful app with all the formulas I need on a daily basis. It's saved me a few times! Especially when I'm feeling a little burned out."
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    #2Autocad Civil 3D

    Autocad Civil 3D

    Autocad Civil 3D is a software that supports BIM (Building Information Modeling) for enhanced civil engineering design and construction documentation. It will help you improve project delivery, maintain consistent data, respond to project changes with ease, and more. 



    $2250- Year

    Kyle Nichols
    Written on December 3, 2017
    "Autocad Civil 3D is one of the best tools out right now for people interested in civil engineering jobs and knowledge. After trying it for a few days I can tell the quality is top notch."
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    #3Engineering Professional

    Engineering Professional

    This app contains formulas of most engineering topics, like chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or civil engineering, among others. Really useful for students, because it also has over 100 conversion formulas. 




    Rodrigo Flores
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "There are some things that are essential for someone that is working in civil engineering. The software tools are an example of this. This app the Engineering Professional is very useful and will help you fix and solve problems because there are preloaded formulas that you will need to be using and learning about. It is great!"
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    #4Civil Engineering Application

    Civil Engineering Application

    This app is incredibly illustrative. Civil Engineering Application uses text, pics and videos for helping you to learn civil engineer. This app is especially recommended for students. 



    Teresa Schneider
    Written on December 1, 2017
    "Here is an app where you can learn quite a bit about Civil Engineering Trends and Technology. Try this out and learn about things you've never known about. "
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    #5Reinforced Concrete

    Reinforced Concrete

    Use this application to make fast calculations of the parameters of beams and reinforced concrete, providing vital information about those items that every good civil engineer must know. 



    Free- with in-app purchases

    Kathryn Allen
    Written on November 28, 2017
    "My sister is a civil engineer and I was looking at tools that would make her life easier. She just got a new phone, so I figured she could get a boost in productivity with some apps. This Reinforced Concrete app will really make her life easier with the ability to do quick and accurate calculations in a variety of ways."
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    #6Frame Design

    Frame Design

    One of the most beloved apps by civil engineers, as using this app, they will be able to design two-dimensional hyperstatic frames using FEA, Finite Elements Analysis.



    Free- with in-app purchases

    Carl Richardson
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "As far as engineering apps goes, this is one of the top essentials. The visuals really basic, but when it comes to drawing models, the simplicity of the controls can't be beat. Creating graphs from data points were a breeze."
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    #7Civil Engineering Dictionary

    Civil Engineering Dictionary

    Using aboutcivil.org as a source, this app offers you a detailed civil engineering dictionary. It contains more than 10.000 words and images for helping students to learn all the concepts they need to know. 



    Mildred Silva
    Written on December 3, 2017
    "This is one of my absolute favorite civil engineering tools. I use it constantly! It's an excellent dictionary. "
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    #8Civil Engineering Basics

    Civil Engineering Basics

    Civil Engineering Basics contains a huge catalog of different pics for illustrating all the different pieces of information. This app uses the structure of a text book (or an article) to explain the concepts you need to know.



    Dylan Castillo
    Written on November 27, 2017
    "I was looking for some basic Civil Engineering apps and I am happy to report that the Civil Engineering Basics app does the job. It uses the structure of a text book (or an article) to explain the concepts you need to know for helping you with engineering."
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    Autodesk is a software company that creates programs for 3D design, engineering, architecture, and entertainment. Some of their most popular software are Maya, 3DS Max, and Autocad.


    James Richardson
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "Autodesk has plenty of useful tools for bringing projects to life, and across different industries like architecture, media, building, manufacturing, entertainment, and construction. As an engineer, I especially use Revit, Civil 3D, and Autocad and totally recommend them!"


Best What are the best civil engineering tools
1Civil SutraApps 10 Free
2Autocad Civil 3DSoftware 10 Paid
3Engineering ProfessionalApps 8 Paid
4Civil Engineering ApplicationApps 6 Paid
5Reinforced ConcreteApps 4 Free
6Frame DesignApps 3 Free
7Civil Engineering DictionaryApps 1 Paid
8Civil Engineering BasicsApps 1 Paid
9AutodeskWebsites 0 Paid

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