@snapdragon I felt it should have been 'much deserved success' but then the editing time had gone by the time it struck me. Anyway, you deserved it & needed it too. Best luck to @NovaStar & all the forumiates for Mains
My hunch says atleas…
Q4 d and Q6a
Even approach will be helpful.
Solution for 4(d) is attached.
For 6a it is evident from table that in last two columns equal amount of water has infilterated = 720 cc each. It means 12 cc per minute. if you divide this by the area of …
Attempt: 93, Wrong 15, Score 146 (Shankar)
Well, what worked? Almost everyone is saying focus on current affairs.
I would just like to add a couple of things for newbies:
a. Play your strengths. Know yourself well after attempting actual prelims.…
@last_man_standing Since I left no stone unturned this year, I don't feel taking exemption for 1 year would help. So I'm joining IRS. I will attempt though by studying in training.
For Interview guys, please see the attached doc on CE
I couldn't clear. Still couldn't comprehend and accept what's going around.
Infact, I was more confident this time. But UPSC thought otherwise. Let's see how it goes ahead. I am not going to leave the battlefield, so early.
My heartiest congratul…
@NovaStar Remember we had a discussion on filing out service preferences for ESE. You were super confident that you would get your 1st preferred services and your marks prove it Heartiest congratulations for making us all proud by hitting a sixer A…
Could any one please solve this using castigliano's first theorem ?
d(U)/dF = deflection (delta)....Use this equation U=Strain energy & F= Force. Normal Castiglano's theorem can be extended to self restraining systems. I've solved it via second …
That's all folks
One week from now, the game will begin!
Best luck for all those who are appearing for Mains 2015.
Last Minute tips regarding CE
1. Don't read anything new now. It'll demoralize you. Better, revise what you've done earlier.
Women & DM
1. Women are poorly trained in DM skills e.g. climbing tree, swimming (Survival skills less due to patriarchal mind-set) Thus More women die in disasters than men.
2. Cultural norms which privilege men can also see food and relief ma…
1. How Disaster disproportionately affects women & Skewed gender unequal DM practices in India.
2. Relation b/w CC & Disasters & Women vulnerability
3. Heat waves. Why no city except Ah'mad has city plan on heat waves?
4. What do you mea…
i think ans. is wagon wheel error.is it correct?
I just know 2 types of errors in n/w: dangling & loop error. Though, I can point out error & re-draw the n/w diagram, I am unable to name the error!
@lord That lady has a beautiful smiling face. So no worries, even if she was laughing, I had her during my CSE interviews. Though she was lenient in 2013, became a bit stingy in 2014 so hopefully, she becomes Samaritan again. Anyway, she'll be retir…
@alphaqsecc some pdf over the internet
I dont have modi seth. Could u tell whats the difference in approach?
I just integrated concepts of Force & Cc and I don't have elaborate explanation like yours. Yours is more refined approach, mine is jug…
@FaHien Oh..ya, sorry..my bad.
One last question, in P-I, 5(b), first we calculate Q = Cc(h)*(2gH)^0.5 And then F= (Weight density of water)* Q.
Is this approach correct? I haven't seen a force numerical on Cc earlier. If any book has it, please sha…
@alphaqsecc did u answer that off the top of ur head or did u look for it in some book?
If its the former case then I have to say I am blown away...
As I had mentioned earlier, I answered that without referring any book. And if you can please scan o…
the following defects were recorded upon inspection of a railway track:
(a)battered ends of rails joints
(b)angular cracking of rails
(c)excessive closing and opening of spaces at rail joints.
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