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Interview Question

Product Design Engineer Interview Cupertino, CA

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?

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Make the beam hollow, and/or increase the vertical dimension.

TB on Apr 29, 2015

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