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Product Design Engineer Interview Cupertino, CA

What is the best cross section to minimize deflection?


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Interview Candidate on Sep 1, 2017

Look at all your variables of the beam bending equation. Which one contributes the most to deflection and minimize that one.

Anonymous on Nov 14, 2017

Given the same section area, you want to maximize moment of inertia so you will put most area away from the center line. I-beam is good in this direction of thinking

Anonymous on Sep 13, 2018

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