EngineeringPaper.xyz is a free and open source Mathcad® alternative for engineering calculations that automatically handles unit checking and unit conversions, can solve systems of equations, and supports plotting. You can also easily save and share your work by creating a shareable link. EngineeringPaper.xyz is a web app that doesn't require you to create an account. The tutorial video below will get you started using this powerful tool that runs on any operating system including macOS, Windows, Chrome OS, and Linux. The table at the bottom of this page lists several example sheets that walk you through some of the more advanced capabilities of EngineeringPaper.xyz. If your interested getting involved with the development of EngineeringPaper.xyz, visit the EngineeringPaper.xyz GitHub project site.
Example EngineeringPaper.xyz Sheets:
|Example Sheet||Description of Concepts Covered|
|Introduction to EngineeringPaper.xyz||Covers basic usage of EngineeringPaper.xyz including unit conversion/checking, functions, and plotting.|
|Advanced Plotting and Functions||This tutorials further in depth on the plotting and function capabilities of EngineeringPaper.xyz|
|Equation Solving||Covers equation solving capabilities of EngineeringPaper.xyz|
|Calculating the Deflection and Bending Stress in a Cantilever Beam||Example shows how to use the table cell feature in EngineeringPaper.xyz to easily switch between multiple materials and beam cross-sections|
|Analysis of a Statically Indeterminate Beam||Example using EngineeringPaper.xyz's equation solving capabilities to solve a statically indeterminate beam problem|
|Calculating Drive Shaft Torque and Shear Stress||Example that shows how to handle angular velocity units in EngineeringPaper.xyz|
|Calculating the Natural Frequencies of a Cantilever Beam||Example that shows how to handle frequency units in EngineeringPaper.xyz and also demonstrates a practical application of the function and plotting features|
Quick 1 Minute Tutorials
The following playlist is a collection of 1 minute quick tutorials to get you up to speed with the most important features of EngineeringPaper.xyz. The tutorials are also embedded individually below.
Working with Units
Solving Equations Symbolically
Solving Equations Numerically
Defining Piecewise Functions
Using the Keyboard to Enter Equations
Working with Tables
Inserting Existing Sheets
EngineeringPaper.xyz is unaffiliated with Mathcad and PTC Inc., Mathcad is a registered trademark of PTC Inc.