Engineering Word Of The Day

Education Podcasts

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@PiosLabs

Language:

English

Contact:

4158917487


Episodes

debounce

6/11/2022
To shrink the number of our faulty counts, you have to learn how to debounce. This is Episode 105 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Originally published April 16, 2021.

Duration:00:08:17

anti-pattern

6/11/2022
My code is as long as here to Saturn, but condensed and confused in an anti-pattern. This is Episode 104 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Originally published March 26, 2021.

Duration:00:07:44

zip tie

6/11/2022
They told me, "Let 'er rip, guy!" "Tighten up that zip tie!" This is Episode 103 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Originally published January 13, 2021.

Duration:00:05:14

Maillard

6/11/2022
The chemical reaction we smell from afar that gives satisfaction is named Maillard. This is Episode 102 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Powered by Pios Labs: https://pioslabs.com/ Originally published January 4, 2021.

Duration:00:04:46

interstory drift

6/11/2022
Do wooden planks below my feet not splinter while they shift during monumental bends and strains from interstory drift? This is Episode 101 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Powered by Pios Labs: https://pioslabs.com/ Originally published December 17, 2020.

Duration:00:06:00

jerk

6/11/2022
Mechanical engineers must work to eliminate excessive jerk. This is Episode 100 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Powered by Pios Labs: https://pioslabs.com/ Originally published December 14, 2020.

Duration:00:05:51

quoin

6/11/2022
Stack your your stones and let walls join to make an old-school building quoin. This is Episode 99 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Powered by Pios Labs: https://pioslabs.com/ Originally published December 1, 2020.

Duration:00:03:18

currying

6/11/2022
You might see some programmers scurrying when trying to implement a little currying. This is Episode 98 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Originally published November 13, 2020.

Duration:00:08:22

skunkworks

6/11/2022
Every product has flaws and some quirks, but are products better if they come from skunkworks? This is Episode 97 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Originally published November 5, 2020.

Duration:00:05:01

ADA

6/11/2022
Engineers, don't be shady, eh? Design it with the ADA. This is Episode 96 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published October 14, 2020.

Duration:00:06:52

bioreactor

6/11/2022
Get an engineer and a chiropractor if you're going to move that bioreactor. This is Episode 95 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published October 8, 2020.

Duration:00:04:36

op amp

6/11/2022
A real electrical top champ is the multitalented op amp. This is Episode 94 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published September 29, 2020.

Duration:00:07:46

fenestration

6/11/2022
To prevent your frustration have good fenestration. This is Episode 93 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published September 22, 2020.

Duration:00:04:26

stress

6/11/2022
Materials at their best will take a lot of stress. This is Episode 92 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published September 15, 2020.

Duration:00:05:02

RUD

6/11/2022
If I total my car, you see, I'll just call it an RUD. This is Episode 91 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published September 10, 2020.

Duration:00:06:33

ohm

6/11/2022
An engineer will feel at home when surrounded by many an ohm. This is Episode 90 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Listen to the latest episodes, ad-free: http://engineeringwordoftheday.com/ Catch past episodes on Anchor and PRX: https://anchor.fm/engineering-education Originally published September 1, 2020.

Duration:00:06:16

actuator

6/11/2022
To control and steer kinetic energy is an actuator's ultimate apogee. This is Episode 89 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published August 7, 2020.

Duration:00:04:34

NIST

6/11/2022
Is there a standard I may have missed? Time to consult the engineers at NIST. This is Episode 88 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally created July 19, 2020.

Duration:00:06:50

tensile

6/11/2022
A robot arm may have a prehensile length that should be tested for its tensile strength! This is Episode 87 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published March 21, 2020.

Duration:00:02:55

FMEA

6/11/2022
You want to prevent catastrophe, eh? Well, engineers, do FMEA. This is Episode 86 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. Originally published March 20, 2020.

Duration:00:04:48