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Crestron Electronics
Industrial Design Engineer was asked...March 7, 2012

How to avoid flow marks in an injection molded plastic part.

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Product designer has to design the part with proper wall thickness and geometric details that assist the moldflow in molding process. Further, during the molding process, we adjust the molding pressure or temperature to speed up the mold flow so that the mold can be filled fast before the material sets in to form the flow mark. Less

Specify on your drawings critical dimensions so your suppliers can assess and understand the scope of what you need. Then when your supplier provides mold flow analysis it can be done with complete information. Less

This really depends on the part. There are general rules of thumb to be followed but some of it is trial and error. Less


What are you passionate about in design?

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I spoke on a personal level about how my love for music linked directly to my passion for designing audio equipment. Less


Do you need an internship for school requirement?

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No I just graduated.

Newell Brands

Describe how you overcame challenges working on a group project?

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I learned that first impressions are key to a project's outset, as well as being encouraging and open to the ideas of others. Building trust and communication is important to any team project, and if you can keep it consistent, the project will achieve great success. Less

EBZ Group

Explain Projections (First angle, third angle, isometric, etc).

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Prepare engineering drawing. I was made to sketch a representative figure for them to understand. Less

Triumph Motorcycles

Why do you want to work for us?

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Explain the four cycles of a four-stroke engine.


Do you use our products?

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They did not ask any difficult questions. They asked general questions of the basis of any programming language. From this they took down whats your understanding and thus your views on programming and methods that you would use for structure and testing code.

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Given the Mathematical formula for the Fibonacci sequence: F(n):={0 if n = 0; 1 if n= 1; F(n-1)+F(n-2) if n > 1. hence the numbers produced ny this series would start: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13,... a) Write a function which takes a value 'n' as an input and returns the 'n'th number in the series, calculation the result iteratively. b) Write a second function which calculates the result recursively. c) which function will give the result faster. 2a) Write a routine that converts a string containing an ASCII representation of a number into a number. State any assumption that you make and where you would check for any errors. You cannot use any language function or construction which might do the job automatically (e.g, parseInt, atoll, strtoI, etc). Less


Why do you want to work at Google

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EBZ Group

Please describe in brief what EBZ does?

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Just prepare thoroughly for the job profile and you should be good to go.

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