Engineering IRL

Engineering IRL

The Engineering IRL podcast exists to promote better problem solving for all people by breaking down engineering concepts and applying them to real life. Questions from the community are answered in the show and we help engineers improve their skills and their careers through advice from practical experiences. This is an engineering podcast for you to learn passively and gain some insights. Better Problem Solving. Better Engineers. Engineering IRL.... Show More

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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 engine... Read more

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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 Spa... Read more

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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?

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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... Read more

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December 20, 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!

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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.

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November 20, 2019 22 sec

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October 30, 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.... Read more

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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.

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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/e... Read more

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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 t... Read more

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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 ... Read more

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In this episode of the Engineering podcast  as you accompany me on the drive to work we delve into AI Safety and answer the question of does AI equal to killer robots. We also see if Engineers should be learning about Artificial Intelligence. To have YOUR question answered on the show please head to https://www.sariodev.com/engineeringirl Thanks to our listeners that were part of the shoutouts for this episode. To be a part make... Read more

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In this episode of the Engineering Podcast  as you accompany me on the drive to work we go through the milestone achieved in Artificial Intelligence, when Deep Mind's AI AlphaStar defeated some of the top professional gamers in the world at the popular high skill and highly competitive video game, Blizzard's Starcraft 2. We also have a brief look at Artificial Intelligence Engineers and focus on why this achievement is a... Read more

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January 28, 2019 23 min

In this episode of the Engineering Podcast  as you accompany me on the drive to work we go through why all engineers should be able to handle a database. We also do a Shoutout to all the supporters of this show and particularly those who liked the pre episode post! The Computer Science/Software Engineering college courses review podcast episode referenced in this episode can be found here: h Read more

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In this episode of the Engineering podcast we expand on the previous Control System episode and take you out of the power plant, through transmission lines and to your home. #Engineers built this world and it’s always fun to take a step back and take a look at how vast that actually is. As always if you want to connect head to the Facebook page.  Join the conversation or suggest a topic at:

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In this episode of the #Engineering podcast I give you an outline of a Control System and give you a lesson you can learn from them to help you take back control of your day to day. Join the conversation or suggest a topic at:

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January 14, 2019 20 min

In this revision of the #engineering podcast we take control of 2019 and use this engineering concept to help you make sure you achieve all your goals for this year! Join the conversation or suggest a topic at:

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December 17, 2018 14 min

In this revision I summarize the year and catch you up with what's been happening during the hiatus. I also fill you in for what's going to happen next for season 2 and the books coming up. Please subscribe or share the episode of you enjoyed it. Get the book Count On Me: 1, 2, 3 on Amazon at www.amazon.com/dp/1791522696 

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This episode of the Engineering Podcast expands upon networking 101 episode and launches you straight into the Internet. Engineering IRL brings it back so you can apply it to everyday life. Subscribe or share the episode if you enjoyed it! 

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