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crosman
Post subject: Interview tips for power supply design position (new grad) Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:52 pm

Lieutenant

Joined: Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:44 pm
Posts: 2
Hi all,
I have an interview scheduled for next Friday with Artesyn Technologies in MA. More specifically with their power group.
It doesn't have to be specifically for this company but what kind of technical questions should I expect for a new grad for a power supply design position.
Any tips would be appreciated.
Thanks


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IR
Post subject: Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 4:54 am

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Joined: Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:02 pm
Posts: 373
Location: Germany
Hello crosman,

You should expect to theoretical questions like: Various topologies of SMPS, circuits for each topology, principles of operation.

Could be also questions in control theory, since power supplies involve control loops.

Good luck!!

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- IR


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crosman
Post subject: Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:45 am

Lieutenant

Joined: Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:44 pm
Posts: 2
Thanks alot for the reply.
Any other tips from anyone else would be appreciated










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