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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An introduction to this series about engineering vocabulary, phrases, acronyms, jargon, and slang.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:14
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Explaining the collaborative idea generation technique of brainwriting.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:05
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Discussing the "Wronskian" of differential equations.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:05
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Talking about eutectic points of solid mixtures.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:48
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SWE wants to "stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders," among other goals.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:05
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Compare and contrast: "adiabatic" versus "a diabetic"?

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:44
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Not to be confused with biological polymorphism, polymorphism in programming languages can add robustness to your engineering code.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
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Describing revolute joints.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:52
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All hail and all fear the magic smoke!

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:39
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How is an autogyro different from a helicopter?

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:41
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Discussing this scale to measure average kinetic energy of matter.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:32
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Not just a murderer, folks, as automotive engineers and technologists know.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
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Is being a brogrammer a good thing?

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:18
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No, it's not an alternative slang form of "tap that," but it is a part that really gets us going.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 05:37
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Is there a program called Matt Daemon that secretly translates everything you say around your computer into a Boston accent?

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
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Atomic poetry in the electron cloud model.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:51
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Engineering and business consultant Pat Sweet, P.Eng., guests on this episode to discuss the critical engineering design concept of validation. You...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 08:33
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Special guest engineer an business consultant Pat Sweet, P.Eng., joins the EWOTD podcast for another episode to talk about the important concept of...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 11:03
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You use it to help design devices that end up in more than your kitchen.

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:43
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Another design buzzword? Or important field? Both?

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 1