Over 200 equations, a steam table generator, a thermocouple
converter, reference data, and a constants library are included on the 128k card.
Easy entry of values for variables (with units) using the
menu keys provided. Easy solving and converting of units.
Menu can be displayed in a large or small font size.
The user interface browser presents three broad categories:
an equation library in 8 categories; analytical functions consisting of a steam table
generator, a thermocouple calculator, and numeric vector analysis calculations; and a
constants library along with a reference short library.
Equation sets in a given sub-topic can be solved as a
complete or selected set. The variables in the equation sets have descriptions in addition
The equation solver comes with a handy units menu,
rendering the task of unit entry effortless. The computed results can have their units
converted into SI or into another chosen set of commonly used units. An equation can be
selected to plot, and a multiple plot function can be used to do graphical analysis,
viewing the impact of incremental changes to a variable.
Beams - Hollow rectangular, I section and C section
beams; L, T, and U section beams; cantilever beams with point load, uniform load, and
moment; and simple beams with point load, uniform load, moment, and linear load.
Fluid Mechanics - Fluid statics, Bernoulli’s
equation, mechanical energy balance, discharge from tanks, horizontal jet on a vertical
plate, vertical jet on a horizontal plate, manometers, friction loss, and immersed bodies.
Gas Laws - Ideal gas laws, gas under constant pressure,
gas under constant volume, gas under constant temperature, thermodynamics/ideal gas law,
real gas law, and polytropic process.
Heat Transfer - Steady state conduction and convection,
heat conduction for cylindrical and spherical walls, forced convection on a flat plate
(heat), forced convection on a flat plate (drag), lumped capacity analysis, negligible
surface resistance, semi-infinite solid, blackbody radiation, radiation heat exchange.
Mechanics - Linear motion, angular motion, force, work,
power, forces in angular motion, elastic collisions (1D), and inclined planes.
Stress Analysis - Normal stress and strain, axial load,
dynamic load, torsion, pure shear, principal stresses, and Mohr’s circle.
Vibrations - Simple and compound pendulums, damped and
free vibrations, natural frequency of a spring system, natural frequency of beams, and
Machine Design - Helical springs, frequency of helical
springs, viscosity and Petroff’s law.
Steam Tables Generator - computes thermodynamic
properties (in SI units) of steam for saturated and superheated conditions. Properties
computed include: specific volume of liquid and vapor, enthalpy of liquid, internal energy
of liquid and vapor.
Thermocouple Calculator - converts temperature to
voltage and vice versa for T, E, J, K and S type thermocouples.
Vector Analysis - performs numeric calculations for DOT
and CROSS products for vectors defined by beginning and end points.
Physical properties of water Orifice coefficients of water
Valve and fitting loss coefficients Relative roughness
Constants of interest to mechanical engineers under three
categories - universal constants, mechanical and thermal constants, and magnetic