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Engineering Word Of The Day

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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, 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.

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

actuator

8/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:04:34

NIST

7/19/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:50

tensile

4/21/2020
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.

Duration:00:02:55

FMEA

3/30/2020
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.

Duration:00:04:48

acetal

2/25/2020
Engineers take a ton of tests. They're thinking: Can I pass it all? They do, and they build tons of things, and some are made of acetal. This is Episode 85 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.

Duration:00:03:25

resonance

2/18/2020
If you can't decide, and you're on the fence, get knocked right off, by some resonance. This is Episode 84 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.

Duration:00:04:47

potentiometer

2/11/2020
Ah, potentiometers. So much potential use, right? This is Episode 83 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. *Note: To be more specific, current is a flow of charge. But a flow of electrons is close enough for a lot of engineers.

Duration:00:04:59

sontimeter / centimeter

2/7/2020
If your client calls a centimeter a "sontimeter," I'll assume they're medical and you've got a leader. This is Episode 82 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.

Duration:00:06:10

GPS

1/16/2020
Hugo Fruehauf, one of the co-inventors of GPS, explains the nitty-gritty of what GPS is. He also details his critical engineering work on the GPS subsystem of the atomic clock. Hugo was one of four recipients of the 2019 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, along with Dr. Bradford Parkinson, Professor James Spilker, and Richard Schwartz. Related to this episode: • Hugo’s website: http://hugofruehauf.com/ • Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering: https://qeprize.org This is Episode 81 of...

Duration:00:32:26

calculus

11/7/2019
This challenge will not tackle us; we'll tackle it, we'll win, this calculus. This is Episode 80 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.

Duration:00:06:39

diamagnetic

9/20/2019
That frog is not frenetic; it floats and is diamagnetic. This is Episode 79 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.

Duration:00:06:09

eutectic

2/17/2019

Duration:00:04:48

sensitivity

2/13/2019

Duration:00:04:24

autogyro

1/28/2019

Duration:00:02:40

zero-indexed

10/18/2018
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 favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.

Duration:00:03:42