Q. What is Component Engineering?
Q. Whom do you call a component engineer?
Q. What is COTS?
Q. What is obsolescence? How it affects an electronic product?
Q. What are the reasons for obsolescence?
Q. What are the obsolescence management strategies?
Q. How do you select components?
Q. What are the various temperature grades of components?

Q. What are the various qualification grades of components?
Q. What is reliability, MTBF, Failure Rate?
Q. How to take care of component reliability during component selection?
Q. How die size relates reliability?
Q. What are the popular lead finish choices?
Q. What are Lead-Free and Lead-less?
Q. How do you prioritize and select a component if you have multiple functionally equivalent components?
Q. How do you select alternate components?
Q. How do you compare similar components from different manufacturers?
Q. What is MSL? How to take care of MSL parts?
Q. What is PCN? When PCN are released?
Q. What is SCD? Why do we need SCD?
Q. What are benefits of Obosolescence Management Service (OMS) tools?
Q. What are limitations of OMS tools?
Q. What are “Historical” and “Obsolescence” in OMS tools?
Q. What are the Technical skills required for a component engineer?
Q. what are the soft skills required for a component engineer?
Q. How do you select the components to match with an assembly process (solder material, temp. profile, type of soldering, etc.)?
Q. How do you select an assembly process (solder material, temp. profile, type of soldering, etc.) for a design?
Q. What is RoHS? What are the advantages?
Q. Explain the risks in using the RoHS restricted substances?
Q. What are the risks associated with RoHS?
Q. What is Tin Whiskers?
Q. How to mitigate the risk of tin whiskers?
Q. Define Aerospace and Avionics domains?
Q. Define the terms military and defense?
Q. What is component database? What are benefits?
Q. List few component database tools?
Q. What is Cadence CIS? What are the benefits?
Q. What is SCM?
Q. What is ECO? What is the procedure to release an ECO?
Q. What are counterfeit components?
Q. How counterfeiting components are made?
Q. How to find the counterfeit components?
Q. What is BOM cleansing?
Q. How do you review a project/design at component level?
Q. How do you take care of field failures of components?
Q. What is ESD? How do you select the components for ESD protection?
Q. What is EMI/EMC? How do you select the components to optimize EMI?
Q. What are backward compatibility and forward compatibility of components?
Q. What is the significance of Rdson of MOSFET?
Q. What are the important characteristics of power MOSFET?
Q. What is the condition for transistor saturation?