Aerospace Engineering Interview Preparation Guide
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Aerospace Engineering job preparation guide for freshers and experienced candidates. Number of Aerospace Engineering frequently asked questions(FAQs) asked in many interviews

52 Aerospace Engineering Questions and Answers:

1 :: Do you know in aerospace engineering what education will I need?

Generally, a Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering is required to work as an aerospace engineer. The University of Texas offers this degree as well as Master's and Doctorate programs. Successful aerospace engineers have the proper educational background, possess good communication skills, and are committed to being a part of a team.

2 :: Do you know what kind of jobs are available for an aerospace engineer?

The field of aerospace technology offers a wide range of employment opportunities to those with the proper educational background. An aerospace team is made up of engineers, scientists, and technicians. Positions are available through the private sector as well as within the U. S. Government. Examples of major engineering roles in the aerospace industry include:
►Materials and Processes
►Systems Engineering
►Software Development
►Flight Research
►Field Service

3 :: Tell us what you know about history of aerospace engineering?

This branch of engineering was unheard of until the Wright Brothers made their historic flight in 1903. After this event, major developments took place in the field of aeronautical engineering, which basically deals with everything related to aircraft's. During the First World War, many new aircraft's and missiles were developed for military purposes and this gave further boost to its growth.

The study of space was also included in aerospace engineering only in 1958. This expanded the scope of aerospace engineering and gave it a greater chance for taking risks and putting innovative ideas into action. The progress of this branch of engineering is being overseen by many major aerospace corporations like Airbus, Boeing, Honeywell, Embraer, etc.

4 :: Do you know Who are the aerospace engineers?

Aerospace Engineers are involved in all aspects of aeronautics (working with aircraft) and astronautics (working with spacecraft). They conduct research, and design and develop vehicles and systems for atmospheric and space environments. These engineers often specialize in one of many areas such as aerodynamics, propulsion, flight mechanics, orbital mechanics, fluids, structures, guidance & control, and computation.

5 :: Tell us what you know about SPICE?

The full form of SPICE is Simulation program with integrated circuit emphasis.

6 :: Do you know Where SPICE was developed?

This is the widely used analog simulator, which was developed at electronics research lab of California University.

7 :: Do you know in aerospace engineering what are the main areas in aviation?

Artificial intelligence
* Aircrafts and parts
* Advanced materials, composites and specialty metals
* Computers, electronic components, and systems
* Fighters and attack aircraft
* Government defense policies and goals
* Lasers
* Navigation controls and guidance systems
* Ordinance and Military vehicles
* Computers, electronic components, and systems
* Aviation electronic/Avionics
* Robotics
* Satellites
* Search and detection equipments
* Strategic defensive initiative
* Sensors and instrumentation
* Ships
* Space vehicles and commercialization of space

8 :: Do you know What are the three tactical elements of electronic warfare?

► Electronic warfare has three main elements:
ES - Electronic support - This has high passive acquisition intelligence about friend and foe
EA - Electronic attack - that has passive and active denial of RF spectrum
EP - Electronic protection protects friendly personnel and assets by active and passive techniques.

9 :: Please tell us requirement to become a Professional Engineer (PE) in the field of Aerospace?

Professional Engineer license is required for people who aspire to go in as officially approved engineer. The design specification is done by self-employed people or working in small business. General aerospace engineers work for government or for big companies and hence few people are not very keen on becoming PE?s. To become a PE one has to pass an exam on fundamentals of engineering which takes alot of hours to gruel and work under a licensed PE for about four years. In addition, they have to grow through a principle and practice of engineering exam, which requires about 8 hours.

10 :: What are day-to-day responsibilities of Aerospace engineering?

Each job profile even in aerospace industry differs from others. Mainly in aerospace, there are two branches or field. One is aeronautical and other is astronautical engineering.