View All num of num See all Photos Apple www.apple.com Engaged Employer Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 5.1k Reviews 11k Salaries 3.2k Interviews Follow Add Interview Follow Add Interview Interview Question Product Design Engineer Interview Cupertino, CA Apple You have a sign hanging at the end of a straight aluminum beam with a square cross-section. You notice that there is significant deflection in the beam. What are some design modifications you can make to reduce the deflection? If you were then asked to change the beam's cross-sectional, would you increase the vertical or horizontal dimension and why? Tags: See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Answer Interview Answer 1 Answer ▲ 0 ▼ Make the beam hollow, and/or increase the vertical dimension. TB on Apr 29, 2015 Interviews > Product Design Engineer > Apple Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.