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by Vayutuvan
06 Dec 2017 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 857
Views: 93736

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

mappunni wrote:saavugrakki ghose :rotfl: :rotfl:

Sethalum She will come back as Pisas !!

Translation please, pretty please.
by Vayutuvan
28 Nov 2017 12:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 680
Views: 65422

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Hu is this Lawd Bilimoria? A huuuuuge and refreshing change from the Lawd Brownsahib twits we've been used to hearing!!! Chooses his words like a surgeon chooses a scalpel, and then uses them like a true Arjuna. That last sentence is an absolute gem. Billimoria and Billimoria was (and is still?) a ...
by Vayutuvan
17 Nov 2017 21:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2287
Views: 271702

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

@Ulan Batori: can you please decipher what you typed in simple English? I can never figure out what you say. Your Pinglish is too advanced :) That list, why is it posted here? In any cas, let me translate UB ji's post. S in QS sands for Shanghai. Hint hint ... What do Shanghai and stats together me...
by Vayutuvan
17 Nov 2017 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2287
Views: 271702

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

More **acute** than squadron shortage is pilot shortage (no point in acquiring 100 new birds if there are few pilots to fly them), increasing the serviceability of current aircraft (MRO facilities), increasing stocks of present weaponry for a 2 - 3 week conflict, air base modernisation (MAFI), air ...
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 11:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3757
Views: 345365

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Ramana ji, thanks. One learns lot of practical stuff everyday on brf.
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 06:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 17587

Re: OFB, MoD Companies Discussion Thread

Rakesh wrote:Is it possible to send these civvies for a tour of duty in the Siachen?

Cruel! :mrgreen:
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 06:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
Replies: 672
Views: 108465

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Amber G. wrote:^^^ From above.
No awards were given out in the mathematical sciences category this year. /

Hmm. Why so? A little disappointing frankly speaking. I am sure they could have found several from either applied or pure math or even theoretical comp. sci.
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 06:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3664
Views: 150335

Re: Indian Education System

Cosmo_R, UIUC's distance learning experiment was a failure. The first few graduating classes were good, no doubt. But the university did not make money. AFAIK, it is not there anymore. As it is, they get the second most number of foreign students after USC. UIUC is the most expensive university righ...
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 06:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Shwetank, It is very hard to pin down who invented (for strict constructionists)/discovered (all others) what. What is recorded is that Al Khwarizmi Al Jabar is considered to be the person from whose name both Algorithm and Algebra are derived. It is not too far fetched in my humble opinion. That sa...
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 05:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Aerospace Engineering - Aerodynamics, Structures, Avionics, Flight Dynamics - Technical Discussions
Replies: 60
Views: 5012

Re: Aerospace Engineering - Aerodynamics, Structures, Avionics, Flight Dynamics - Technical Discussions

Zynda, what FE package are you using? If you access to either of the two you mentioned, you probably can do lot more than just finding out the lowest mode of one fin. With a few assumptions about the material used for the missile body, you should be able to model the whole missile including all the ...
by Vayutuvan
04 Nov 2017 04:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3757
Views: 345365

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I have a basic (may even be stupid) question here. Why are shrink fit the rings? Can't they simply machine them while machining the shell itself? In theory, it is a very simple change to the numerical program. Two programs for 120 mm and 125 mm will do the trick. Shrink fit might have the problem of...
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 21:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Hmm. Easy you say? :shock: :oops: Like most of mathematics, tricksy but once you see the trick... if you rewrite = 3 as 2+1 and eliminate the square root by squaring both sides. then you see (2+1)^2 - 1 = 2 sqrt(1+3...) which becomes (3+1)^2 - 1 = 3*sqrt(1+4....) so if you define f(k) as sqrt(1+ (k...
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 04:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

What's Special About This Number? If you know a distinctive fact about a number not listed here, please e-mail me. primes graphs digits sums of powers bases combinatorics powers/polygonal Fibonacci geometry repdigits algebra perfect/amicable pandigital matrices divisors games/puzzles 0 is the addit...
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 04:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Vayutuvan wrote:... some who have seen aims liar similar problems before, to whit Prof. Bruce Berendt and his students.


Correcting spelling mistake.
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 04:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

I got 1 (trivial case) and {n: n = 0 (mod 3)} I will take a shot at proving that there are no more. Yes, The *only* case is (3,6,9). There is no other solution. Hint: Very easy to prove no solution for numbers like (3k+2). Slightly difficult for numbers like (3k+1) (If you try just few small number...
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 04:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

periaswamy wrote:
See if you can prove this from Ramajujan's problem:


Nice. Easily proven using induction once you rewrite the infinitely nested function in the form: f(k+1) = g(k)

Hmm. Easy you say? :shock: :oops:
by Vayutuvan
18 Oct 2017 01:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Wondering if anyone here found this interesting .. or found an interesting solution... .. All indian (and USA) students got this problem right and scored a perfect score.. ---- - Problem 1 is fairly easy, if anyone likes to try it here (or ask that to a bright student). [b]Your job is to find a *al...
by Vayutuvan
17 Oct 2017 04:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Two Indian Gold medallists - but neither representing India ! Iran continues to do well...while India is behind even countries like Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Mexico ! Arjun ji, since you hold that the IQs must be high and within the same band for people of Indian origin, whether in India or else...
by Vayutuvan
17 Oct 2017 03:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1716
Views: 61394

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

To day is Word Maths Day: See if you can prove this from Ramajujan's problem: (One of the relatively easy problem) https://d2r55xnwy6nx47t.cloudfront.net/uploads/2016/07/F3.png Are we allowed to use limits? Some form the Squeeze theorem can be used, if my intuition is correct. I worked on it a litt...
by Vayutuvan
12 Oct 2017 06:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 857
Views: 93736

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

NYU is starting an engineering school again and it was an opportunity to get name on the building. No it is not starting "an engineering school again". It has taken over Brooklyn Polytechnic (which became Polytechnic Univ. of NY). Brooklyn Poly is no slouch, really. One of my alma maters....
by Vayutuvan
12 Oct 2017 05:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 857
Views: 93736

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

They may have been crooks. The reason they were "caught" while vastly greater numbers of white crooks (with equal or greater culpability) were not? Pretty obvious to anyone who looks. Now this. 2015 sting of Weinstien was not acted upon. The same NY attorney general persecuted Devyani Kho...
by Vayutuvan
12 Oct 2017 05:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 857
Views: 93736

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

It's always been a mystery to me why we have so few IITs. We should'e had by now at least 20+ around the country, Err...we do have 23 across the country! So are they the top 23 instis.? Are the original five same as the eight ivy leagues? So what are the choices for the top 120 engg. schools, top 4...
by Vayutuvan
25 Sep 2017 23:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406563

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Vidur wrote:These are cries of lawless people being made law abiding by danda. It would be worrying if they didn't scream.

Succinct.
by Vayutuvan
10 Sep 2017 23:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3664
Views: 150335

Re: Indian Education System

http://indianexpress.com/article/education/centre-to-provide-monthly-fellowship-of-rs-70000-for-iit-and-iisc-bengaluru-phd-researchers-4804210/ The Centre will provide Rs 70,000 as monthly fellowship to those researchers doing their PhDs in IITs or IISc, ... What are their responsibilities? Mtechs ...
by Vayutuvan
10 Sep 2017 23:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3664
Views: 150335

Re: Indian Education System

... The above article emphasizes a lot on SolidEdge CAD package because it was sponsored by Siemens. BTW, the article is written by a practising industry CAD manager. I understand what you are saying. That said, solidedge is a very expensive package but it also probably the most capable. For some r...
by Vayutuvan
26 Aug 2017 01:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 976
Views: 68147

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

There have been lots of studies on the economic ramifications of a reunion. The gap between SoKo and NoKo is much higher than the gap that existed between FDR and GDR in 1990- to this day many Germans Wessi and Ossie grumble about the costs and the aftermath of reunion. <snipped some excellent info...
by Vayutuvan
12 Aug 2017 06:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3664
Views: 150335

Re: Indian Education System

I really disagree, we don't need people with Solid Edge or other fancy 'CAD skills' . What we need is reverse engineering and technology business development (startups), and lots of it. These startups will need a mix of experienced people and younger, enthusiastic people.... You hit the nail on its...
by Vayutuvan
11 Aug 2017 04:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781221

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Did i say that Tibet, Doklam are not areas, unless we start thinking in expansionist mindset, ... Time to change our mindset. Doklam is part of Tibet which is under illegal occupation by Peoples Repub[l]ic of China or rather Peopres lepubric of China Almy. Not too different from Bakistan's rulers w...
by Vayutuvan
11 Aug 2017 04:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781221

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Chengdu to Jorhat is approx 1000km. So long range massed alcm strikes are a possibility. Don't need to roll in launchers into Tibet to do this. Is CJ-10 a real ALCM (Air launched Cruise Missile)? In any case, it is a subsonic CM. Can it be intercepted? But again, may be not. CMs can take effective ...
by Vayutuvan
11 Aug 2017 04:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406563

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

That's not how the dividend works. The difference is the cost of the entire demonetization exercise - the time, effort and manpower expended in collecting and tabulating old notes, and printing and distributing new notes. Sorry I don't understand. The costs of the bolded part cannot be as high as 3...
by Vayutuvan
09 Aug 2017 09:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781221

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Pulikeshi ji, this one is a fu manchu(rian candidate).
by Vayutuvan
09 Aug 2017 09:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781221

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Liu wrote:it is reported that chinese citizens in india now start retreating.

What does that mean? These Chinese citizens retreat to ... where? Please do expand. Don't be so frugal spilling your pearls of wisdom.
by Vayutuvan
09 Aug 2017 09:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781221

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Collapse of Red China is what Asia needs. ... Is there a way to accelerate towards that goal? But then Red China will become democratic China. It could be a bigger threat unless a few outer provinces and illegally occupied Tibet are freed including HK/Macau and with Taiwan as the real China. The ru...
by Vayutuvan
03 Jun 2017 10:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 346474

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

India gets about 60% power from coal, so the ratio is 3/5 than 2/3. At one time it used to nearly 70%, so over the years this number has gone down albeit at a slow rate. Given the current trajectory and India's commitment to paris treaty it will keep going down. Anyway OT for this thread so I will ...
by Vayutuvan
03 Jun 2017 10:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 346474

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

OT but I'm afraid I never understood how it constrains Indian or any economy to develop a brand new high-end sector in renewable technology business. It is not easy in a country where the top corporates are extremely risk averse. As it is very little progress is made in the US itself whic, putative...
by Vayutuvan
02 Jun 2017 11:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 988
Views: 52720

Re: Solar energy in India

Them saar, good lord where have you been? Welcome back.
by Vayutuvan
01 Jun 2017 11:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 182798

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Lalmohan wrote:
Cosmo_R wrote:
Takei the "Great Helmsman"?


he boldly goes...

Interestingly startrek was quite sexist for many years and finally changed where "no man has gone before" to "no one has gone before" back in 1992 IIRC. OT.
by Vayutuvan
01 Jun 2017 11:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 182798

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Cosmo_R wrote:
Lalmohan wrote:as george takei puts it: for an administration that is so into back channels its a little surprising that they are so anti-gay


Takei the "Great Helmsman"?

He is gay.
by Vayutuvan
22 May 2017 11:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 182798

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Proof by example? What does it mean, if it means anything? :roll:
by Vayutuvan
30 Apr 2017 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4319
Views: 193519

Re: Deterrence

Of course this entire argument is time-pass but I do think Karnad puts up timepass arguments A nation that does not want nuclear war will likely be deterred at the thought of just 10 bombs falling on their nation let alone 200 or 500. I have not understood the logic that says " I am not deterr...

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