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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.


52 Pieces

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Submitting a 510(k) might be like saying you're qualified for college because your fraternal twin is already there. This is Episode 52 of Engineeri...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 06:06
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The delicious flavor of a 0% manufacturing defect rate can come from fresh poka-yoke. This is Episode 51 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informa...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:36
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New year, new Engineering Word Of The Day. Or in this case, new acronym of the day, standing for "new product development". This is Episode 50 of E...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:07
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As amazing as hexadiagonal flamshooter energy. This is Episode 49 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or fun...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:21
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Not a doodie cycle, but a duty cycle. Episode 48 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phra...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:51
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Grow, make, and eat your own dogfood -- I mean products. Episode 47 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:31
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This is not normal. This is episode 45 of a series about engineering vocabulary, phrases, acronyms, jargon, and slang.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:51
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Upskill your team without killing the mood. This is episode 45 of a series about engineering vocabulary, phrases, acronyms, jargon, and slang.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 04:41
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Organize your to-do list efficiently! This is episode 44 of a series about engineering vocabulary, phrases, acronyms, jargon, and slang.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:46
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Keep your hands clean when you write professional publications. This is episode 43 of the Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorit...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
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This podcast is aiming to avoid being aural dross. This is episode 42 of the Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:21
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Let's have a détente over detents.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:05
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It's not a power ballad by Lynyrd Skynyrd, and it's not a burrito chain. What is it? The question floods me with curiosity.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:56
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If only we could be sparging all our troubles away...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
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Will your device design withstand repeated autoclaving?

  • Added: Sep 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:17
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Discussing a cascade of styles all over the sheets.

  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:55
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And a heliotrope used to describe a flower that turns toward the sun.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
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Why doesn't solder rhyme with older?

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:46
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One who hugs apples? Or average planar linear heat generation rate?

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:11
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How are isomers like ice cream?

  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:15