What to expect in Engineering interviews?

Engineering past interview questions

How long would it take to pump water out of a cellar 2m and floor space 25m2?

Consider a loop, what height should the roller coaster start from if it is to make it around the loop?

Derive the electrostatic potential of a particle from Coulomb's Law

Differentiate x^x

A bath tub can be filled in 10 minutes and emptied in 15. How long would it take to fill if the tap was on but there was no plug?


N.B. Obviously useful in comparing your answer with our recommended answer. But for cases where you cannot think of an answer, we recommend you first have a solid go at the questions without referring to the answers and only refer to the answers at the end.