Engineering IRL

Engineering IRL

www.engineeringinreallife.com
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.


Rev.38 - Engineering Helicopter Safety Systems: Reducing the Risk of a Helicopter Crash
Feb 19 • 44 min
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…
Rev.37 - Mission to Mars
Jan 29 • 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…
Rev.36 - Systems Engineers Solve Complex Problems
Jan 19 • 19 min
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…
Rev.35 - Cyber Vulnerability Assessments for Engineers
Jan 4 • 17 min
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…
Rev.34 - LinkedIn for Engineers
Dec 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…
Rev.33 - 4 Steps to Start An Engineering Job Strong
Dec 3, 2019 • 13 min
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…
Engineering IRL (Trailer)
Nov 20, 2019 • 0 min
Engineering IRL Update 2019
Oct 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…
Rev.32 - Maker vs. Manager Schedule for Engineers
Apr 1, 2019 • 23 min
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…
Rev.31 - Elon Musk SpaceX dock Dragon with ISS. What can Engineers learn from this?
Mar 13, 2019 • 22 min
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…
Rev.30 - Why You Shouldn’t Wish to be Lucky. Intro to Safety Systems
Feb 23, 2019 • 17 min
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…
Rev.29 - Engineering Student to Engineer
Feb 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…
Rev.28 - AI Safety. Should Engineers learn Artificial Intelligence?
Feb 9, 2019 • 25 min
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…
Rev.27 - Deepmind AI AlphaStar and Artificial Intelligence Engineers
Jan 30, 2019 • 25 min
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…
Rev.26 - Engineers and Databases
Jan 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…
Rev.25 - Engineers Built this world. Power Transmission.
Jan 24, 2019 • 22 min
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…
Rev 24. - The Control System of your life
Jan 23, 2019 • 21 min
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: Facebook:…
Rev.23 - Taking Control of 2019
Jan 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: Facebook: www.Facebook.com/engineerIRL…
Rev.22 - Engineer IRL 2018 recap
Dec 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…
Rev.21 - Networking 102 Routing the Internet
Aug 19, 2018 • 38 min
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! Join the…
Rev.20 - Networking in Engineering
Aug 8, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode of the Engineering Podcast I go through how computer networking works in as simple way as possible. Weow. After you will learn how to apply this information to real life! Improve your people networking skills as an Engineer by learning…
Rev.19 - Motivation when working mundane Engineering tasks
Aug 5, 2018 • 18 min
In this revision of the Engineering Podcast, we answer how to find motivation when working on a mundane task. We all face these kinds of tasks and starting out it may be difficult when it feels like that’s all the type of work you get is. Learn how to…
Rev.18 - Typing and Questions. The bottleneck between 2 brains
Jul 25, 2018 • 22 min
In this revision of the Engineering Podcast you learn what the biggest bottleneck is in your process. How to learn to type faster, and lessons from great engineering/thinkers of the past! And a brand new special section with listener shoutouts! To join…
Rev.17 - IT versus OT and Cybersecurity
Jul 24, 2018 • 20 min
In this revision of the Engineering Podcast we discuss the differences between IT and OT, explain the key concept of what each are, what the difference is and relevance to cybersecurity. A really simple analogy makes it crystal clear and more! For more…
Rev.16 - 1 drawing can solve 1000 problems
Jul 22, 2018 • 28 min
In this revision of the Engineering Podcast we uncover ways you can solve problems via drawings. Technical diagrams usually describe a product or solution, but they can also describe a concept or a process, from which you can draw conclusions or measure…
Rev.15 - How to Invent a Solution (Creativity in Engineering)
Jul 19, 2018 • 21 min
In this revision of the Engineering Podcast we explore how to Invent new solutions from scratch. How do we get the skills to do so in the FIRST place? We cover the invention of logic itself and creativity from the logical process. Yes. Engineers can be…
Rev.14 - Design that Kills
Jul 16, 2018 • 21 min
In this revision of the Engineering Podcast we explore the difference between causality and correlation. Learn more problem solving skills, get a thought provoking question and a nice little twist at the end. Super excellent episode! Join the discussion…
Rev.13 - Engineering a good User Experience
Jul 10, 2018 • 21 min
In this revision of the Engineering Podcast you will learn the value of a good User experience and you will learn exactly how to engineer a good UX. To improve as an Engineer it is paramount you learn good UX Design. UX is KING. Join the discussion on…
Rev.12 - UI Design. Important to Engineers?
Jul 8, 2018 • 25 min
In this revision I discuss User Interface Design and it’s importance to Engineers. Why should I care and how then, do I make good designs? This is an Engineering podcast after all but learn these design points for all things that you create that someone…
Rev.11 - Cryptocurrency and Block chain vs. MODBUS
Jul 6, 2018 • 23 min
In this Revision of the Engineering Podcast I go through one of the latest technologies Block chain and try to use it to explain a much older and niche networking protocol MODBUS. A bit of fun as Cryptocurrencies are solving a completely different problem…
Rev.10 - Why Engineering is the best job in the world
Jul 4, 2018 • 23 min
A super fire episode!! In this revision of Engineering IRL I go through the reason I love engineering. If you are wondering what an Engineer does, or if you want to know why Engineers are proud of what they do, this is the episode for you. It answers why…
Rev.9 - Documents and Future You
Jul 2, 2018 • 17 min
In this revision of Engineering IRL I go through some details about Engineering documentation and drawings and how to gain the benefits of that system but in a quick and convenient way for general purpose use. It’s about Future You! Remember to subscribe…
Rev.8 - How to decide my Engineering path
Jul 1, 2018 • 26 min
In this revision of Engineering IRL we go through some of the thought processes and considerations when choosing an Engineering career path to focus on. Which discipline? What area should I study? Which course gives me the skills I need? How important is…
Rev.7 - How to improve my technical knowledge FAST
Jun 29, 2018 • 21 min
In this revision I take you through how to learn a new technical area FAST. Being new to an industry or technical topic can be daunting with all the technical jargon and complexities. Use this method to getting comfortable faster! Remember to subscribe…
Rev.6 - Why programming mindset is applicable to all Engineers and Professionals
Jun 27, 2018 • 20 min
In this Revision I give some insight into the value of being able to code as a non Software Engineer or professional. This is not just about programming! You don’t need to be a person looking for a software engineering podcast to get value out of this…
Rev.5 - What even is Cyber? Why you should go on the offensive in your career
Jun 25, 2018 • 18 min
In this revision of Engineering IRL I talk Cyber Security. I use cyber as an example of why YOU should go on the offensive for all your goals IRL! This Engineering podcast is dedicated to helping you reach the next level. Remember to subscribe and for…
Rev.4 - How much of your degree is used as an Engineer
Jun 24, 2018 • 19 min
This revision talks about an Engineering Degree and the DEGREE to which it is used in everyday Engineering. As an engineering student you may be curious as to “why am I learning this?” and it may help to know what actually counts. For those engineers out…
Rev.3 - 1 side project or many at once?
Jun 24, 2018 • 16 min
This revision helps you decide if you should focus on 1 side project or go for many. Plus some tips on how to maintain multiple side projects and skills for IRL. Engineers learn quite a diverse skillset and the problems we solve can be so complex that…
Rev.2 - Professional problem solving in 10 steps
Jun 21, 2018 • 30 min
In this revision I go through the 10 steps to Problem solving like a real Engineer. Exploring these steps you gain insights on how to apply this IRL. Bonus section at the end I go through what Engineer I am and more. For more information head over to the…
Rev.1 - Your Engineering reputation and how to improve it.
Jun 20, 2018 • 22 min
How do engineers build their reputation? Learn how to improve as an Engineer. When starting out its easy to gain a certain reputation and it will take quite some to to switch it around. Start off your engineering career on the right foot with this episode…