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Mechanical Engineer Interview Questions

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Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the design, production, and operation of machines and tools.[1] It is one of the oldest and broadest engineering disciplines.
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Mechanical Engineer Interview Questions

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Why did you start a career in Mechanical Engineering?

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This is my ambition to became an mechanical engineer.
 
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I'm good at designing in 3D
 
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Have been fascinated by machines and hands on work.
 

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#3 of 26

When you began studying mechanical engineering, what did you truly want to do with your newly obtained skills?

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I want to get answers for many of my quetions or doubts I had from my childhood.
 
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I wanted to learn how to use them in day to day life and in practical applicATIONS
 

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#4 of 26

Are you passionate about your work? Give me an example.

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Yes, I know the designs very well.
 
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I am very passionate when it comes to mechanical engineering. I started working on various projects and in industries as a part time engineer before completion of my undergraduate degree. I was always enthusiastic about getting hands on with new tools and techniques.
 

Education Requirements

Mechanical engineers need a bachelorís degree. A graduate degree is typically needed to conduct research. Mechanical engineers who sell services publicly must be licensed in all states and the District of Columbia.

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How do you handle a problem where you are unsure of the answer? What's your first step?

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Think about it in different perspective.
 

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If you could change, careers, what would you be instead of a mechanical engineer?

Work Environment

Mechanical engineers generally work in professional office settings. They may occasionally visit worksites where a problem or piece of equipment needs their personal attention. In most settings, they work with other engineers, engineering technicians, and other professionals as part of a team.

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#7 of 26

What standard of horse power engines do the following terms belong too? RAC rating, SAE rating, and DIN rating.

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#8 of 26

What do you know about our company?

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#9 of 26

How should engine designs be changed to burn a more lean mixture of fuels?

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I'm not an engine designer.
 

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Why do supercritical boilers use less steel compared to non supercritical boilers?

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#11 of 26

What are your career goals?

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I WANT TO BECAME A LEGEND IN MY FIELD
 

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Tell me about your education.

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#13 of 26

Which is more economical in operation, an electrical heater or a heat pump?

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#14 of 26

What is the usual cause of failure for a super heated boiler tube?

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#15 of 26

What is the usual cause of failure for a boiler tube?

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#16 of 26

Why is the consumption of lubricating oils more in a two stroke engine than in a four stroke engine?

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#17 of 26

Why are you the best person for this job?

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im do well in job
 

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Why are pistons usually hollowed at the top?

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Why do you want to work for our company?

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#20 of 26

Which furnace burns low ash fusion coal and retains most of the coal ash in the slag?

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What is the amount of radiation emitted per scm per sec called?

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#22 of 26

What is the differenc between total moisture and inherent moisture in coal?

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#23 of 26

What is the difference between stalling and surging in rotary compressions?

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#24 of 26

Why are you the best engineer for us to hire?

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#25 of 26

What do you dislike the most about your duties as a mechanical engineer?

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#26 of 26

What accomplishment are you most proud of at your last job?

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That the boss was very nice and she show alot of thing that I nedd in the work.
 
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