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General Dynamics NASSCO
Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer was asked...December 21, 2015

why you want to leave your previous company?

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what's your previous salary?

Search for good opportunity and to improve my skills

Cotmac Electronics (Michigan)

The most difficult question was regarding a DC motor. 'what will happen if we remove the magnetic field?' I answered that since there will be no field, there won't be any torque generated and hence the motor would not work.

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My answer did not satisfy the interviewer.

I believe what would happen is that you would burn out the stator of the DC motor. It happens because there is no resistance from the field and the stator wiring has infinite current which causes it to burn up. Less

ExxonMobil

Why are transmission lines high voltage?

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Hight power

High power

Blue Dolphin Energy

promotion / growth aspect

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no proper reply

Mewah Oills

Why do you think university graduates often lack the skills to perform in industry?

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In my opinion : 1. It depends on what is your measurement criteria of performance. Technical? Project delivery? Attitude? How long is the period of your measurement of the performance? 2. As expected, a freshie require guidance from senior Engineer. If it doesnt perform, means the leader/senior engineer doesnt guide well. 3. Some freshies got the job differs from their qualification and field of study. Therefore they require ample time to build up the knowledge and experience to adapt in the industry. 4. If your measurement stick is meant for 10 years experience engineer but you were applying for freshies, it doesnt add up definitely. Every engineer has their own KPI right? Less

Student lacks the skills due to : - No trainning or orientation to the company’s working experience - Most of fresh graduates have more than they can give but due to lack of machinery experience they do not perform like any other senior engineers. - Responsibility given is not brushing their talents more but maintaining it at the same level as before. - Should consider having a senior and junior engineers working together to give them the idea what the industry demands. Less

Hikal

1)Tell me your cast?

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None brahmin

Cast means your role. so, you have to answer your job responsibilities in your previous industry. If you are fresher you can tell what responsibilities you expect related technical Less

Doosan Heavy Industries

What is girder

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I dont know

A machine use grinder something ,2. A molar tooth

Grasim Industries

Describe any topic of your interest

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I explained Ziegler Nicholas PID tuning method

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Apple

He asked me to write a function to calculate how many ways to climb N stairs, with either 1 or 2 steps at a time..?

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private int climbNStairs(int n) { if (n == 0) return 1; else if (n < 0) return 0; int tally = 0; tally += climbNStairs(n-1); tally += climbNStairs(n-2); return tally; } Less

It's really not easy to derive the "Fibonacci Number" with the following equation: F(N) = F(N-1) + F(N-2) if you didn't know it ahead of time.... Less

EDF

Describe a Nuclear Plant

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what other technical questions were you asked mate?

Hello there, could you please state what other technical questions were you asked ? thank you :) Less

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