View All num of num See all Photos AMD www.amd.com Engaged Employer Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 1.3k Reviews 3.3k Salaries 287 Interviews Follow Add Interview Follow Add Interview Interview Question Physical Design Engineer Interview New York, NY AMD How to estimate the power consumption and and area of a given design in limited time(e.g one week)? Tags: See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Answer Interview Answer 1 Answer ▲ 0 ▼ Count the number of gates, then multiply this by average gate area in the technology.Figure out if the design is connectivity limited. If yes more area is required. Also if there are certain memory elements register files etc. those need special consideration. If LO not available for them one can look at a similar implementation and extrapolate or interpolate. Gabi on Feb 5, 2013 Interviews > Physical Design Engineer > AMD Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.