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trochoidal
Whip your brain into shape by studying trochoidal things.This is Episode 72 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
02:50
September 16, 2018
Six Sigma
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 Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
05:22
September 8, 2018
Kalman filter
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 show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
06:01
August 12, 2018
tare
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, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
03:31
August 11, 2018
crazing
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 is Episode 68 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
04:57
August 10, 2018
negative testing
Always think positive, unless you're doing negative testing. This is Episode 67 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
04:25
August 9, 2018
enantiomer
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 better and handsomer. ***This is Episode 66 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
03:40
August 9, 2018
breakpoint
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 favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
04:04
May 28, 2018
corrosion
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 informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
03:56
May 22, 2018
TRIZ
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 show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
05:57
May 7, 2018
hardness
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, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
03:29
April 23, 2018
camber
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 funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
05:14
April 12, 2018
tribology
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, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines.
04:18
April 2, 2018
Podcast preview: "Podcasting in the classroom"
Clip from "SXSW Live: Podcasting and Lesson Design", latest episode of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast.
01:01
April 1, 2018
gigawatt
Picture this: a lightning bolt shoots out about 10 gigawatts of power. Subscribe today: www.engineeringwordoftheday.com
03:44
March 26, 2018
RTOS
Wish I handled the dishes in real time, too.
04:49
March 26, 2018
Podcast preview: What is engineering?
A preview of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast, Season 3, Episode 3: "Engineering 101". Learn more at: www.k12engineering.net
00:44
March 26, 2018
Podcast preview: "I always wanted to help people"
A preview of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast, Season 3, Episode 2. Learn more at: www.k12engineering.net
01:05
March 16, 2018
quaternion
Quarter for your thoughts about quaternions?
05:01
March 11, 2018
poll
Let's take a poll. Who knows what this engineering word means?
05:08
February 27, 2018
Podcast preview: "Anxiety"
A preview of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast, Season 3, Episode 1. Learn more at: www.k12engineering.net
00:45
February 25, 2018
GNU
Have you heard our GNU software engineering word of the day?
05:55
February 14, 2018
locknut
For those situations when you just can't let go.
03:45
February 5, 2018
WYSIWYG
Why Would Somebody Insist We Yank Goats? That's not what WYSIWYG stands for.
04:35
January 29, 2018
510(k)
Submitting a 510(k) might be like saying you're qualified for college because your fraternal twin is already there.
06:06
January 23, 2018
poka-yoke
The delicious flavor of 0% manufacturing defect rate can come from fresh poka-yoke.
04:36
January 7, 2018
NPD
New year, new Engineering Word Of The Day. Or in this case, new acronym of the day, standing for "new product development".
05:07
January 2, 2018
turboencabulator
As amazing as hexadiagonal flamshooter energy.
03:21
December 12, 2017
duty cycle
Not a doodie cycle, but a duty cycle.
04:51
December 6, 2017
dogfooding
Grow, make, and eat your own dogfood -- I mean products.
03:31
November 29, 2017
normal
This is not normal.
03:51
November 21, 2017
upskill
Upskill your team without killing the mood.
04:41
November 14, 2017
kanban
Organize your to-do list efficiently!
04:46
November 6, 2017
LaTeX
Keep your hands clean when you write professional publications.
05:07
October 31, 2017
dross
This podcast is aiming to avoid being aural dross.
03:21
October 27, 2017
detent
Let's have a détente over detents.
05:05
October 27, 2017
freeboard
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.
03:55
October 27, 2017
sparging
If only we could be sparging all our troubles away...
05:06
October 27, 2017
autoclave
Will your device design withstand repeated autoclaving?
04:17
October 27, 2017
CSS
Discussing a cascade of styles all over the sheets.
02:55
October 27, 2017
azeotrope
And a heliotrope used to describe a flower that turns toward the sun.
03:27
October 27, 2017
solder
Why doesn't solder rhyme with older?
02:46
October 24, 2017
APLHGR
One who hugs apples? Or average planar linear heat generation rate?
04:10
October 19, 2017
isomer
How are isomers like ice cream?
04:15
October 17, 2017
OEM
It's the OG OEM.
03:24
October 12, 2017
circumscribe
Trying not to talk in circles here.
04:13
October 4, 2017
orthogonal
I'm orthogonal, and I've never felt so right.
04:01
October 3, 2017
blue sky
It's customer-centered design versus blue sky design. Who will win?
04:04
September 30, 2017
ephemerides
When astronomical data becomes hard to pronounce.
04:46
September 26, 2017
viscoelasticity
Sia's new music video for "Viscoelastic Heart" is pretty weird.
04:41
September 25, 2017
inclinometer
A tool for pirates navigating the oceans, and more, yarrr...
03:44
September 23, 2017
operator
Not just telephone operators, folks!
03:48
September 20, 2017
sensitivity
When you're almost done designing something, do you start to feel very sensitive?
04:24
September 18, 2017
impedance
Don't you dare impede my learning.
03:51
September 16, 2017
UNF
Acronyms galore! The UTC defines UNC and UNF standards in the USA. Oof.
04:26
September 15, 2017
stem cell
Both a target and a tool of biomedical engineering nowadays.
04:06
September 13, 2017
UX
Another design buzzword? Or important field? Both?
03:38
September 12, 2017
breadboard
You use it to help design devices that end up in more than your kitchen.
03:43
September 9, 2017
verification
Special guest engineer an business consultant Pat Sweet, P.Eng., joins the EWOTD podcast for another episode to talk about the important concept of "verification". This is Part 2 of two episodes.
11:03
August 31, 2017
validation
Engineering and business consultant Pat Sweet, P.Eng., guests on today's podcast. You can find him over at "Engineering and Leadership" on the web: http://www.engineeringandleadership.com
08:32
August 31, 2017
valence
Atomic poetry in the electron cloud model.
03:51
August 25, 2017
daemon
Is there a program called Matt Daemon that secretly translates everything you say around your computer into a Boston accent?
02:57
August 21, 2017
tappet
No, it's not an alternative slang form of "tap that," but it is a part that really gets us going. See Chysler's 1950's explanation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x6PIqXqLlk
05:37
August 20, 2017
brogrammer
Is being a brogrammer a good thing?
03:17
August 18, 2017
strangler
Not just a murderer, folks, as automotive engineers and technologists know.
03:25
August 17, 2017
Kelvin
Discussing this scale to measure average kinetic energy of matter.
02:32
August 15, 2017
autogyro
How is an autogyro different from a helicopter?
02:41
August 14, 2017
magic smoke
All hail and all fear the magic smoke!
02:39
August 13, 2017
revolute
Describing revolute joints.
02:52
August 12, 2017
polymorphism
Not to be confused with biological polymorphism, polymorphism in programming languages can add robustness to your engineering code.
03:26
August 9, 2017
adiabatic
Compare and contrast: "adiabatic" versus "a diabetic"?
02:44
August 8, 2017
SWE
SWE wants to "stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders," among other goals.
02:05
August 7, 2017
eutectic
Talking about eutectic points of solid mixtures.
04:48
August 5, 2017
Wronskian
Discussing the "Wronskian" of differential equations.
04:05
August 4, 2017
brainwriting
Explaining the collaborative idea generation technique of brainwriting.
03:13
August 3, 2017
iterate
Engineering Word Of The Day: iterate
03:14
August 3, 2017
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