Plug and Pray
Greg and Fred discuss why engineers plug numbers into a formula not really knowing why or what they are doing. At best, this is called ‘plug and play.’ At worst, this is called ‘plug and pray’ the formula works.
Join Greg and Fred as they discuss the challenges of why professionals see a formula and pray it gives them the ‘right’ solution, but not really understanding the formula.
- What is ‘plug and pray.’
- Why do engineers and professionals do this?
- What are the risk consequences if the formula and problem solving approach is wrong.
- What can professionals do to prevent this risk.
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