Engineering IRL

Engineering IRL

The Engineering IRL podcast is here to help improve problem solving skills for all people by breaking down engineering design concepts and applying them to real life. Engineers are the professional problem solvers and they solve both simple and complex problems. Use this engineering podcast to learn passively and gain some insights to problem solving ideas and techniques you can use in real life. https://www.engineeringinreallife.com Better Problem Solving. Better designs. Better Engineers.... Show More

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February 19, 2021 14 min

An Elon Musk Roundup tackling his big topics in hast last few weeks.

For the preview of Elon Musk and Kanye west check it out on the Engineering IRL Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDk1VReZDe8&ab_channel=EngineeringIRL

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We discuss how you can improve your engineering reputation in 2021. (homage to revision 1 of the show)

A big shoutout to the Engineering Career Coach Podcast

https://engineeringmanagementinstitute.org/the-podcast/

If you want to listen to Jeff Perry and know more about the great work he is doing with the show and also as the founder of More Than Engineering

https://morethan-engineering.com/about/

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In todays revision of the Engineering IRL podcast we cover why I'm getting into data analytics engineering, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Piggy backing on the last revision of the engineering podcast we know that this area is one technology impacting the engineering industry.

I wanted to share my thoughts even as a control systems engineer, why I would explore this, and the thinking behind it having a positive i...

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In todays episode of the Engineering IRL podcast we cover 5 trends shaping the engineering industry.

This was based on an article written by guest blogger Jing Bedda and can be found here:

https://www.engineeringinreallife.com/post/5-trends-shaping-the-future-of-the-engineering-industry

These 5 trends are ones you should consider for your career moving ahead in 2021, it's worth keeping them on your radar!


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An overview of how I got into Control Systems Engineering in the first place. Answering engineering career questions as follows:

  • Why do you do Control Systems Engineering?
  • What do you do as a Control Systems Engineer?
  • Did you know about the profession before starting?
  • Did you study for control systems engineering?
  • What was your first control systems engineering job?
  • Did your studies help you be a good control systems engineer?
  • Are there ...
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    Welcome back to Engineering IRL! This episode will cover 3 main topics:

    1. Writing an Engineering Book called 10+1 Steps to Problem Solving: An Engineer's Guide which is currently an Amazon Bestseller in "Industrial Technology", "Computer Hardware and Control Systems" and "Scientific Research and Methods".

    Get the paperback at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08P1JMGYG

    2. Rebranding an Engineering Website....

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    Welcome back to Engineering IRL please enjoy 10+1 Steps to Problem Solving and get exclusive early access to members of the site.

    This episode of the engineering podcast will give you what engineering shows you should watch and pays particular attention to characters in the shows having engineering backgrounds.

    Why aren't there many engineering shows out there?

    There are plenty of cop shows, lawyers, doctors, you name it. B...

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    Welcome back to Engineering IRL! This episode tackles the top questions from the AskEngineers reddit thread in a format familliar to the OG listener base. I'll catch you up on everything that's been happening, what's being worked on in this cycle and where you can get yourself some Merch to support the site and an exclusive early access to members of the site.


    05:20 10 Steps to Problem Solving

    07:28 Writing Technique t...

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    How do we make flying in a Helicopter Safe?
    A deep dive into the history of the vehicle, what makes these things fly, how do we make it safe and what can go wrong.

    We take a look at the N72EX helicopter that held NBA MVP Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 7 others. This tragedy is what sparked the research that went into this episode and I did my best to stick to the facts and try to focus on the situation with an engineering lens.

    What...

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    January 29, 2020 21 min

    Can humanity really live on Mars? There are technical challenges to overcome but nothing that the Engineers at all the space companies such as NASA and SpaceX can't handle.

    Should we go to Mars? Aren't there still problems to be solved here on Earth? In this episode of the Engineering podcast we explore questions like these and more.

    Some insights to the engineering problems and an idea on what NASA and SpaceX approach is t...

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    This episode of the engineering podcast covers what exactly a System Engineer does. What are the different types of systems engineers and unpacks some of the confusion of the role. We learn how the systems engineering methodology works and how it can help us solve our own problems.

    What is a Systems Engineer and what do they do?

    Special Thanks to our Sponsors 3D Hubs.

    Remember, to get your free sample copy (first 2 chapters) of the...

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    Cyber Security Vulnerability Assessments give industry the opportunity to know where they may have weaknesses in their system. Engineers who design solutions try to look at things with many lenses such as safety, but security is now another aspect that should be considered even more than it used to be.

    As someone who has made these assessments in the critical infrastructure space it has been interesting to take this birds eye look ...

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    December 21, 2019 9 min

    Engineers over time develop their notoriety and with their experience start to become subject matter experts. They increase their domain authority and your designs and solutions are more respected. This is not the only way this can happen and in this day and age tools such as LinkedIn should be utilized by Engineers. 

    This is not just an online resume!

    This episode of the engineering podcast covers the reasons why you should be on ...

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    One thing you may think about when starting a new engineering job is how you are going to integrate yourself and "hit the ground running" so to speak. You want your previous experiences to give you a head start but by the same token you know that there is so much unknown you can't exactly directly apply as if you are just continuing what you were doing before.

    Detailed version of this episode can be found on the website...

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    November 20, 2019 22 sec
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    October 31, 2019 2 min

    An update on Engineering IRL and the new website https://www.engineeringinreallife.com sign up as a member and join the community and get first dibs on everything that's going to be happening with the site! We have the podcast episodes, YT channel, more articles, courses, engineer notebooks, engineer stories and career benchmarking tool. So please subscribe.

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    In this episode of the Engineering podcast as you accompany me on the drive to work we take a look into the concept of the Maker vs Manager schedule. We apply it specifically for Engineers. This can help greatly for Engineers beginning to be faced with multiple tasks, projects, demands etc.

    If you enjoyed this episode please share it and subscribe for more! To have your question answered head to https://www.sariodev.com/engineering...

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    On this episode of the Engineering podcast  as you accompany me on the drive to work: Elon Musk Spacex dock with the International Space Station with Dragon Capsule. What can we learn from this feat as Engineers to become better problem solvers? Find out in this episode of the Engineering Podcast. If you enjoyed this episode please share it and subscribe for more! To have your question answered head to https://www.sariodev.com/engi...

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    In this revision of the Engineering podcast  as you accompany me on the drive to work we delve into the world of Safety Systems. Interestingly there are some lessons to be learned from this area of engineering and it comes down to this point: You shouldn't wish to be lucky. Why is that you ask?  Find out in this episode! You may find it useful. As always if you found any of this content even mildly interesting please share the ...

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    February 14, 2019 22 min

    In this episode of the Engineering podcast  as you accompany me on the drive to work: What can I transfer from engineering student to full fledged engineer? What to expect and how to maximize your experience.  Listen to the whole episode to hear about the Listener Giveaway!  To ask a question please head to www.sariodev.com/engineeringIRL there’s a form available there.  As always if you enjoyed this episode or got any value or kno...

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