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by John Snow
11 Oct 2009 20:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
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Re: Indian Railways Thread

The A/C not alternating Current which is on top of the driver head but air condition remember the the banks of thyrestors have to have cooling themselves (in addition to fins) the heat in the cabin is ambient + heat of the equipment, so its better ergonomics and not cost prohibhitive or resourse int...
by John Snow
11 Oct 2009 19:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 296301

Re: Indian Railways Thread

http://www.bhelbpl.co.in/traction/traction_scope.htm BHEL capabilities in Loco http://www.clwindia.com/wap7.htm Chittaranjan cpabilities http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EMD_GT46MAC DLW varanasi capabilities. In case of BHEL it is forward integration (of Products) In case of Chittarajan it is jut their...
by John Snow
11 Oct 2009 02:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 296301

Re: Indian Railways Thread

What happened to bozos at Chittaranjan Locomotive Works
by John Snow
08 Oct 2009 07:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Contribution to Science & Technology
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Views: 126620

Re: India's Contribution to Science & Technology

Subbaro's memory has been obscured by the achievements of others and his failure to promote his own self-interest. Thats very typical of Telugus. Lederle Labs (part of American Cyanamid) made billions of dollars by selling Falvaron Folic acid + Iron capuseles to millions in India (especially Pregna...
by John Snow
29 Sep 2009 09:48
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

how?
If it is fizzle then no need to test it again, test something new if any is handy.
by John Snow
29 Sep 2009 08:59
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

I for one am proud that Santanam garu is dissenting based on his knowledge and the nation has to be grateful for that. All along we have been told Kaveri is great Tejas is going with Kaveri blah blah and we end up with GE engines. All along we were told that we can depend on indigenius design to sca...
by John Snow
29 Sep 2009 06:25
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

You dont have to wait for long just two weeks thats it.

Israel is going to bomb the Iranians and watch happens next
by John Snow
29 Sep 2009 05:01
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
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Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

After reading the Outlook interview and also B subba rao article one can agree that

"Catering is not an exact science"

Some cater to the nations need some to themselves.
by John Snow
28 Sep 2009 23:31
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Negi Garu is a genius.
Dr. Chidambaram is a genius and he does not need a certification on this aspect at least not from us


Yet he certifies! :mrgreen:
by John Snow
28 Sep 2009 21:25
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Shiv ji has finally succeeded in Fusion attempts with his latest post!, All the while I was stressing we need for clear fission. :mrgreen:
by John Snow
28 Sep 2009 21:20
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Everything under the sun was claimed and we beleived it. Age of innocense then now age of the incensed
by John Snow
28 Sep 2009 20:51
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

yes he called it "Dial a yeild" ( Dial Y for Yeild like Dial M for Murder)
by John Snow
28 Sep 2009 07:36
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

I am totally in agreement with Surgeon Generals warning that we need to be worried about pregnant women and unborn children.
This fusion vision is all gol gappas. Just get back to panch sheel which is the cheapest umbrella and nobody can touch us. Let uncle and PRC fight over us.
by John Snow
27 Sep 2009 20:51
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Shivji is going soviet ishstyle of numbers against quality.
NFU and halfbaked bum are mutually contradictory.
by John Snow
27 Sep 2009 00:44
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Yes we should split, we have perfected Fissions.
by John Snow
26 Sep 2009 22:03
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

I think BARC has to design a giant Spherometer to accurately measure the radius of curvature so that the yeild can be computed accurately. I think the problem we have in not able to do this is ,we dont havethe required CNC machines. Sunil used often say this and we never understood.
by John Snow
26 Sep 2009 20:43
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

John Snow: It is an unfair assumption that I can read.


Dont fault me N guru, but you write so well, which I cant. Hence you are my guru. 8)
by John Snow
26 Sep 2009 10:02
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Shivji I thought of the same sita,

But I Thought "Suppression of Immoral Traffic Act"
by John Snow
26 Sep 2009 08:51
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

the beauty of n guru is that he can call (others) names with out being called out! Chaturaatmaa (vishnu sahasranamam). Stopping of hot air can blow in face unless you allow venting, this is nothing unknown to gurus. If the ram roding continues, the core itself can melt down. As long as dicussion is ...
by John Snow
25 Sep 2009 20:37
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

India should not have indulged in automatic weapons, its a huge burden on pregnant women and unborn children.
Our story is
From Megaton to Mega What? is a question which will consume enternity.

(resonating with Aha and pisko moments of pisko gurus here :mrgreen: )
by John Snow
25 Sep 2009 20:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread
Replies: 3784
Views: 356268

Re: Indian Autos Thread

On the topic of Nano cacthing fire. I have personal experience in this regard. I had 1986 Toyota Tercel 4 door hactchback 1.5 ltr engine. I used this car for 9 years till 1995. It had about 125,000 miles on it. I had realized that it needed shocks, I purchased this car in Baton Rouge LA, used in Mem...
by John Snow
25 Sep 2009 18:45
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Sethna was Gujrati and had good rapport with Desai. Sethna is a Parsi. All the Parsis I know speak Guj A rati. Sethna can also be the last name of a Gujarati Bohra. An underperforming or failed to explode (but real device) is not a decoy. Decoy is to fool the enemy, but real device that does not fu...
by John Snow
25 Sep 2009 01:04
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Sometimes like me N guru also gets carried away in (de) light hearted ways :mrgreen:

Alls well that ends well. Its India that matters most.
by John Snow
24 Sep 2009 08:15
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

this should be a cause for a little worry no? The possession of TNWs gives Pakistan an edge over India. The army emphasises that though India has an enormous "second-strike" capability, our timing of response may not be quick enough to escape international pressure. "Given the fact th...
by John Snow
24 Sep 2009 08:05
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

The possession of TNWs gives Pakistan an edge over India. The army emphasises that though India has an enormous "second-strike" capability, our timing of response may not be quick enough to escape international pressure. "Given the fact that our command and control system is not gear...
by John Snow
24 Sep 2009 06:37
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Shivji looks like you id has been hacked by Prafool Bidwai.? :?: The reasons you mention are absolutely right, India has no business to be in Nuclear weapons or Arihant like boats. If we cease to make Arihant we will not have Ari in the first place no? We can always talk away our differences with PR...
by John Snow
24 Sep 2009 02:05
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

We could have done it like Chinese Pakis and Khans involving the Forces in every effort of the atomic development, the only involvement of Navy ended in a fiasco. like this http://www.aps.org/units/fhp/newsletters/fall2008/images/manhattan.jpg Gen Leslie Groves and Robert Oppenheimer Imagine Gen Pad...
by John Snow
24 Sep 2009 01:50
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

With Arihant the concept of recessed deterrence is out of the hutch into the sea.

Or Arihant will not be destroyer of enemies but just a light house mobilica replica!

****
Dont forget Mere Apne dialogue of Vinod Khanna vs Shatru

"Mere paass be pistole hai"
by John Snow
24 Sep 2009 01:42
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Are we ready for war in Tibet yet?
by John Snow
24 Sep 2009 01:38
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

why did these powers make herculean efforts to develop these weapons? To keep abreast Some like breast agumentation Some like breast reduction The important thing is to have breast to beat on. Also why? *** US denies visa to Atomic Energy Commission chief The United States has denied a visa to the ...
by John Snow
23 Sep 2009 21:53
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

fiber optic can send digital signals and the band width is also high so clusters of transducers can send data in one cabling. also if the fiber optic is itself used a cable that is going to be crushed and thereby interrupt the signal that in itself can be transducer. The nearest anaolgy is the press...
by John Snow
23 Sep 2009 12:45
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
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Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Quality reporting in Indian Media ( India Today). Be cautious when using Indian media or any media. ***** ISRO launches 7 satellites at one go Headlines Today Chennai, September 23, 2009 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday launched seven satellites into space from the Sriharik...
by John Snow
23 Sep 2009 02:37
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Raveen ustad, how do you think we learnt Punjabi, by listening to Bale Bale and bangra, so you will also soon learn Tamil Telugu Kannada malayalam (which you must have already be familiar with otherwise you cant survive in Punjab) :mrgreen:
by John Snow
23 Sep 2009 00:29
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Tiviri ismuna tailambu teeya vachhu Tirigi kundeti kommu sadhimpa vacchu Cheri moorkhuni mansu ranjimpa raaddu. *** you can squeeze oil from Sand You can go on hunting expedition and find a Rabbit with a horn (or three legged one) But never try to humor a fool. Anusrinivasan garu it is our good fort...
by John Snow
22 Sep 2009 23:24
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

anusrinivasan you have no telugu knowledge, like I have no Tamil knowledge, so how can you pass such cooment with out applying what you say to yourself.

Yad Bhavam tad Bavathi
by John Snow
22 Sep 2009 23:02
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

NRao garu is adding his own ambiguity to the debate :mrgreen: *********** I think even a 60Kt yield will NOT generate a crater at 230 meter depth. The BR paper has more details. (I think the depth of S2 was much higher - closer to ground level.) You mean to say S2 was in "Shallow Hollow" d...
by John Snow
22 Sep 2009 09:37
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

Rocket Science and Nooklear Physics are not easy subjects ask RC not RM :mrgreen:
by John Snow
22 Sep 2009 09:34
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

Re: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2

I for one beleive Santanam garu, because it will not allow us to sit on our butts. WE need to do the right thing. If the H bum gives us 20 Kilos weighing only 20 grams then even more better. I feel Santanam garu desrves Bharat Ratna. Those who pick on him why did he say H bum worked read below A fai...
by John Snow
22 Sep 2009 09:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pokhran II not fully successful: Scientist - Part-2
Replies: 2359
Views: 138274

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If you were my maths and science teacher instead of Ram Kumar Gupta in 10th standard my marks would have been dramatically different. Not saying higher or lower? :mrgreen: "vaazha-vaazha kozha-kozha" For those who want to know what "zh" is pronounced like in Tamil you need to kn...

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