Engineering Word Of The Day

Series produced by Pius Wong

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An informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Hosted by interdisciplinary engineer Pius Wong.

An informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Hosted by interdisciplinary engineer Pius Wong, also host of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast. Produced by Pios Labs. Support the podcast by donating to Pius's studio on Patreon: www.patreon.com/pioslabs

Find the latest episodes at www.engineeringwordoftheday.com, or subscribe to the podcast. Hear all past episodes by listening to the Engineering Word Of The Day Archive (EWOTD Archive), available on iTunes and on Google Play through Pios Labs on Anchor.


73 Pieces

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One is fun, and zero is a hero, in our engineering programming languages. This is Episode 73 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on fa...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:42
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Whip your brain into shape by studying trochoidal things. This is Episode 72 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinat...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 02:50
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Let's take a crack at this jargon from quality and reliability engineering (but don't crack your products). This is Episode 71 of Engineering Word ...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:22
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Keep your data streams from going helter skelter with the help of a Kalman filter. This is Episode 70 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal s...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:01
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Forget to get your tare, and you might shed a tear. This is Episode 69 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, o...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:31
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I tried ceramic glazing / The result was quite amazing / When I saw it cool / I touched not a tool / The surface showed cracks and crazing. ***This...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:57
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Always think positive, unless you're doing negative testing. This is Episode 67 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fasci...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
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She thought it was very fancy of her / to separate the two enantiomers / She looked in the mirror / It couldn't be clearer / The left one was bette...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:40
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Stop everything! We've hit a breakpoint, and things are gonna get dicey. This is Episode 65 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on fav...

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  • Added: May 28, 2018
  • Length: 04:04
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If you have some metal, in a pot or a kettle, on this you can trust: over time it'll rust. This is Episode 64 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an in...

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  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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If I read through a thousand invention patents, I hope I'd learn something, too. This is Episode 63 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal sho...

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  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 05:57
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If you can resist concentrated attack and damage, maybe you've got some engineer-level hardness. This is Episode 62 of Engineering Word Of The Day,...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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Cool as a cucumber curved with quite the camber. This is Episode 61 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 05:14
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Engineers who study this know how to rub you the right way. This is Episode 60 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascin...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:18
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Wish I handled the dishes in real time, too. This is Episode 59 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:49
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Picture this: a lightning bolt shoots out about 10 gigawatts of power. This is Episode 58 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favor...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
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Quarter for your thoughts about quaternions? This is Episode 57 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
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Let's take a poll. Who knows what this engineering word means? This is Episode 56 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fas...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:08
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Have you heard our GNU software engineering word of the day? This is Episode 55 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fasci...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 05:55
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For those situations when you just can't let go. This is Episode 54 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1