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Interview Question

Product Design Engineer Interview(Student Candidate) Boston, MA

If you have a cantilevered beam with a load at the

  unsupported end, what can you change about the beam to mitigate the effect of the load.
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Reduce the length, increase the thickness, change the material to one with a stronger young's modulus (just have to be careful about the tradeoff between material density and stiffness).

Interview Candidate on Mar 19, 2015
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Taper it.

Anonymous on Aug 26, 2018

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