Project Engineer – Duties and Salary
A project engineer leads the technical development of an engineering project. Depending on the size and responsibility afforded to the project engineer, he/she may also be charged with project management…
Needle valves, sometimes called plunger valves, enable engineers to control and regulate subtle flow and pressure changes. The needle valve’s stem provides precise control by moving a piston tube open…
Pipe Stress Analysis
Pipe stress analysis provides an empirical tool to evaluate how a piping system behaves based on its material, pressure, temperature, fluid, and structure. Pipe stress analysis gives a good estimate…
Skid beams supply structural integrity for buildings, skid construction, and many other steel structures. The proper design, specification, and assembly of steel beams provide the foundation for a successful steel…
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Engineering Tools & Calculators See all
Flange Working Pressure Rating
Given design pressure and temperature, calculate an appropriate flange rating.
Heat Trace Requirements
This tool will give you the wattage losses to outside air given the insulation material and pipe size.
Control Panel Heat Dissipation
For calculating the heat rise inside of NEMA or IP rated enclosure.
Margin & Markup
Margin and markup are frequently confused. Don’t make that error with this easy to use tool.
Cable Sizing and Length
Ensure the proper cable size given acceptable loss, voltage, and amps. Or determine how far a particular cable can be run given acceptable loss, voltage, and amps.