12 Android Apps for Electronics Engineers


Here a list of some must have Android Apps for Electronics to help you in calculations, conversions, circuit simulations, analyzing, solving, and designing. Have fun!

Atithya Amaresh

1. Electronics Toolkit

Electronic tool kit is an awesome tool that lets you calculate unknown quantities in the field of electrical and electronics engineering. It provides a resistor color code, power calculator, and Ohm’s Law, Series, Parallel, and Series/Parallel combination of inductors, capacitor and resistors. It is also calculated resistivity, Power factor triangle, i.e. active, reactive and apparent, magnetic fields, reactances and much more.

Comes in Free and pro versions.

Explore Circuits and Projects Explore Videos and Tutorials

2. Every Circuit

Another recommended app for electronics engineers and students. This app lets you understand how do design various important electronic circuits and how they work.

This app lets you create electrical or electronics circuit like Logic gate, LED flashing circuits, Resistive, inductive, capacitive, operational amplifier and other electrical & electronics circuits. Simply tap to design and play. And you can watch dynamic charge, current and voltage colorful animations with waveforms.

This app again comes in two versions, Free and pro.

3. Lessons In Electric Circuits

An educational resource for electronics engineers in form of an Android app. A must have! Appcontains 6 volume viz:-

Volume. 1 — DC

Volume. 2 — AC

Volume. 3 — Semiconductors

Volume. 4 — Digital

Volume. 5 — Reference

Volume. 6 – Experiments

4. DroidTesla

DroidTesla is a simple SPICE tool. Its permit you to solve, simulate and analyze different electrical and electronic circuits by using KCL and KVL. It has the ability to solve both linear and nonlinear circuits like resistive, capacitive, inductive and BJT, Transistor, Diode, AC/DC Voltage and Current sources, 555, MOSFETS, Logic gate and much more…

Interfacing Dot Matrix LED with Raspberry Pi

This app comes in two versions, Free and pro.

5. ElectroDroid

ElectroDroid is a simple and powerful collection of electronics tools and references. This app is also available in pro version which can be bought from the Play store. Pro version supports the developer, unlocks more features and contains no ads.

The app includes:

Resistor color code decoder (3-6 bands); SMD Resistor Code; Inductor color code decoder; Ohm’s law calculator; Reactance/Resonance calculator; Voltage divider; Resistors ratio, value/series/parallel; Capacitor charge calculation; Operational amplifier; LED resistor calculator; Adjustable voltage regulator/LM317 calculator; Heat dissipation; Battery Life calculator; Inductor design tool; Voltage Drop calculator; PCB Trace Width calculator; Simple Filters calculator; NE555 calculator; Power Calculator; Decibel Converter; Frequency Converter; Analog-Digital Converter; Y-Δ Transformation; Port pin-out (USB, Serial, Parallel, Ethernet, RJ, SCART, DVI, HDMI, S-Video, VGA, VESA, Display Port, FireWire, Jack, RCA, XLR/DMX, ATX Power, PC Molex, EIDE, SATA, PS/2-AT, MIDI/Game port, Apple 30-pin, PDMI, OBD-II, 25-pair phone cable color code, Color Code for Fiber Optic Cables; ISO connector for car audio; Arduino pin-outs); Resources (Resistivity table; Table of standard resistors and capacitors; Capacitor marking codes; AWG and SWG Wire size; Ampacity Table; Symbols and Abbreviations; Circuit Schematic Symbols; SI Units prefixes; Battery info; Boolean logic gate and algebra Theorems; 7400 info and pinout; ASCII codes, Batteries list, 78xx IC, ChipDB IC pinouts, Switch Information, Decibel Table, PIC ICSP/AVR ISP, SMD Package Size, Radio frequencies); Full support for EIA resistor series for all calculators.

6. Electrical Pro (Rs. 110)

Electrical Pro, although paid but is an app worth its price. It is a great tool for Electronic Engineers. The app is a compilation of 5 sub apps that use the 2008/2011 National Electric Code (NEC).

Motion Detector Using NE555 Timer

This app lets you you calculate motor calculations, fault calculations, Voltage drop, wire ampacity, residential feeder size, Transformer calculations and a lot more.

7. Electrical Engineering Pack (Rs. 270)

If Electrical Pro was worth its price this one have much more worth than that. This is one of the most comprehensive apps for electronics engineers which consists of 39 Electrical/Electronic calculator and 16 Electrical/ Electronic Convertors. All what you need in relation to electrical and electronics is here in this app i.e. all in one.

8. Electrical calculations
One of the most essential app for electronics engineerins. It has the ability to identify the unknown values of different quantities of electrical and electronics circuits. There are lots of electrical calculators available in this app at once. This app comes in free and pro versions.

9. Electrical LV Calculator

Electrical LV Calculator allows you to design electrical system which reduces the reactive power, that is it improve power factor, the maximum allowable power installation, calculates current in a short circuit, Voltage drop, the automatic switch current in A, calculate the minimum and maximum cable and wire size, calculate the number of earth electrodes and earth resistance etc

10. Electrical Engineering

This app contains 3 of the most useful Electronic tools, the electrical calculator, the Electrical circuit calculator and the Electrical formulas. It also provides you a list of few electronics resources and ebooks that can be bougth through the app.

11. PICmicro Database

PICmicro Databse lets the user check and compare the applying filters, characteristic and features of various and popular dcPIC and PIC Microcontrollers product and components by Microchip.


12. Ohm’s Law

Carries two of the most common calculators for electronics use, i.e. Ohm’s law calculator and the Watt’s Law calculator.

The writer is a senior correspondent at EFY, Gurgaon