- "Detached clouds in the form of white, delicate filaments or white or mostly white patches or narrow bands. These clouds have fibrous (hair-like) appearance, or a silky sheen, or both." CIRRUS
·8/8 stratus base 200 FT/AGL is observed at sunrise at an aerodrome in the north of France; the QNH is 1028 hPa and there is a variable wind of 3 kt. What change in these clouds is likely at 1200 UTC in summer and winter? WINTER: OVC. BASE 500 FT/AGL; SUMMER: SCT, BASE 3000 FT/AGL
·A blocking anticyclone in the northern hemisphere is: A WARM ANTICYCLONE/QUASI STATIONARY/SITUATED BETWEEN 50°N AND 70°N
·A Cb with thunderstorm has reached the mature stage. Which statement is correct? IN TEMPERATURES LOWER THAN -23°C ICING IS STILL POSSIBLE
·A cold air
Stories of Eva Luna
INTRODUCTION: Although not necessarily a sequel to Eva Luna characters in these stories taken up the blockbuster novel to offer a broader view of the author's literary universe. Belonging to a later generation called Latin American boom, Isabel Allende is based on the so-called magical realism mixed with clear references to the political and historical situation of the continent. Here dictators parade, farmers, and women-lovers with a vocation for the inevitable feminist breathing air along the reading-however, the author manages to develop characters beyond what is traditionally read in the story. Their stories are surprising for their elaborate decision-consistent and logical with a touch of magic and mystery.
Comparison: Both authors are considered as the philosophers of suspicion. Despite the great differences between them, the philosophies of Marx and Nietzsche show the shortcomings of the founding notion of subject, which had been the starting point on which modern philosophy had developed. Both have noted how the basis of the notion of conscience is hidden: key social, economic and ideological (Marx), a morality received and spawned from a grudge against life (Nietzsche). The notion loses its regulator. Marx is a materialist view, influenced by Hegel's dialectic: everything is matter. Its design is "historical materialism": the political and social changes occur from changes occurring in the material basis of society, modes of production. For... Continue reading "Marx and Nietzsche Comparison" »
SUMMARY OF CHAPTERS
In the first chapter tells of Don Augusto Perez, a singular man, everyday, for a rainy day goes out for walks. From there, looks at a woman and follows her to his website, where he was the caretaker. It had been so fascinated with this woman, q asked all he could to the concierge about her life.
In the second chapter, Augustus returns to his home where he is greeted by his servant. Throughout the morning he stayed in his office fantasizing about women. After some sleep, he began to write a letter to Eugenia. When I finish, he went to the home of Eugenia. On the way the cross, but did not much, and headed home. When you get him back to ask the concierge and told him that I had another suitor.
In the third chapter, Augusto... Continue reading "Fog Summary" »
In this chapter, the few inhabitants of the idyll and a handful of travelers coming from the neighborhood gathered at the dock, waiting to be served by the dentist Rubicundo Loachamín that soothed the pain of patients with a rare oral anesthesia.
Patients, clutching the sides of the chair, responded by opening her grief over her eyes and sweating profusely, some wanted to withdraw from their mouths impertinent hands of the dentist.
Meanwhile in the distance I could see the small crew of Sucre, who brought with bunches of green bananas and coffee beans. This would reach the Idyll, the dentist just finished its work, this then sail Nangaritza the river to where it empties into the Zamora and four days after... Continue reading "Summary of book: An Old Man Who Read Love Stories by Luis Sepulveda" »
·"A line connecting the leading- and trailing edge midway between the upper and lower surface of a aerofoil". This definition is applicable for: THE CAMBER LINE
·"Flutter" may be caused by a: COMBINATION OF BENDING AND TORSION OF THE STRUCTURE
·"Flutter" may be caused by a: DISTORTION BY BENDING AND TORSION OF THE STRUCTURE CAUSING INCREASING VIBRATION IN THE RESONANCE FREQUENCY
·"Tuck under" is caused by (i) which movement of the centre of pressure of the wing and (ii) which change of the downwash angle at the location of the stabiliser: (I) AFT (II) DECREASING
·"Tuck under" is the: NOSE DOWN PITCHING TENDENCY AS SPEED IS INCREASED IN THE TRANSONIC RANGE
·"Tuck under" is the: THE TENDECY TO NOSE DOWN WHEN SPEED IS INCREASED INTO THE TRANSONIC
1. What is the purpose of the HL-suppress buttom?
To switch off the HL temporarily
2. What is the purpose of the drift control?
Used to ground stabilise true motion display
3. What is the purpose of the brilliance control?
Adjust signal intensity on the display
4. How to reduce beam width distortion?
5. Which course should be fed in to a stabilised radar picture?
6. What is the purpose of the VRM control?
To measure distance accurately
7. Marine radar bearing accuracy is generally?
Not so good
8. It is a requirement to have The HM-suppress button spring loaded?
Yes, it is an IMO requirement
9. What is the minimum display diameter required... Continue reading "Radar" »