Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Typhoon Scale

Tropical cyclone scales
熱帶氣旋 分級 hurricane wind speed strength

Sunday, July 20, 2014

2AZ-FE Engine Oil Consumption

TSB Search result Scion S-SB-0024-11 2AZ-FE Engine Oil Consumption: 2008-2009 xB (August 11, 2011) Engine number F190625

Piston ring: oil control ring
2AZ-FE Engine Mechanical: oil ring

Toyota T-SB-0094-11 2AZ-FE Engine Oil Consumption (August 11, 2011)

Some 2006 – 2011 model year vehicles equipped with the 2AZ-FE engine may exhibit engine oil consumption. The piston assembly has been changed to minimize oil consumption. Use the following repair procedure to address this condition.

Warranty guideline for acceptable oil consumption is 1 quart per 1,200 miles of operation. 

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Apparent Temperature

Thermal Stress / Apparent Temperature Approximation

Calculator = temp+(0.33*rh/100*6.105*exp(17.27*temp/(237.7+temp))-0.7*ws/3.6-4)

Wind chill: dry temperature, relative humidity, wind speed (km/h [3.6 m/s])
Heat index

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Chinese Classical

汉典古籍: 『集部』 > 总集 > 文忠集 卷二十九·居士集卷二十九 周必大編《歐陽文忠公集》
漢典古籍: 『集部』 > 總集> 文忠集卷二十九·居士集卷二十九 歐陽脩 - 歐陽修全集

公为人清方敏默,为善不倦,而喜自晦敛,若不欲人知。
公為人清方敏默,為善不倦,而喜自晦斂,若不欲人知。

New Jerusalem Bible Matthew 6
So when you give alms, do not have it trumpeted before you; this is what the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to win human admiration. In truth I tell you, they have had their reward.
Bible Hub Matthew 6:2
ESV: “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.

Monday, June 16, 2014

external USB storage / backup

dd-wrt USB storage: ext2 or fat32 under DDWRT

fat32: 4GB file size limit how to format hard drive to fat32 in windows, under dos: (cannot use QuickFormating option /Q over 32GB), failed for 500GB

C:\>format /FS:FAT32 K:

ext3 journaling file system is not good for flash drive

How to create and use Live USB Linux LiveCD
How To - Format And Partition External Storage Device

How To Run Ubuntu in Windows 7 with VMware Player VMPlayer

---> the following is not accurate, not working

> su
> umount /dev/sdb1
> mke2fs -j /dev/sdb1
> mke2fs -t ext3 /dev/sdb1
> mkfs.ext3 /dev/sdb1
> mkdosfs -F 32 /dev/sdb1

Windows 7 to delete all partitions including EFI
Run administrator command prompt

> diskpart
> select disk 7
> list part
> select part 1
> delete part override
> select part 2
> delete part override