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My top 10 restaurants in New York

Ferrara Bakery & Café195 Grand Streetbetween Mulberry & Mott Sts.(212) 226-6150 http://www.ferraracafe.comSushi Samba245 Park Ave South212-475-9377http://www.sushisamba.comAsia de CubaMorgan Hotel237 Madison Ave. (Midtown East/Murray Hill)between 37th and 38th Sts.212-726-7755http://www.chinagrillmanagement.com/adecNY/Dawat - Indian210 E. 58th St. (Midtown East/Murray Hill)between Second and Third Aves.212-355-7555http://www.restaurant.com/dawatJai-Ya Thai 396 Third Ave. (Between 28th and 29th Streets.)Tel: 212-889-1330212-889-1330http://www.jaiya.comPatsy's Pizza509 Third Ave, (between 34th and 35th streets), New York City, NY+1 212 689 7500also at509 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10035 · 212-534-9783Gallagher'S Steak House228 West 52 Street, New York City, (212) 245-5336http://www.gallaghersnysteakhouse.comGonzalez y Gonzalez - Mexican625 Broadway @ Houston StreetNew York NY 10012Tel 212-473-8787Salsa Dancing in the eveningCarmine's - ItalianTheater District200 West 44th…

Favorite Restaurants in Washington DC

Its Holiday time….Here is a list of my personal favorite restaurants in Washington DC. Red Sage – Great Mexican Food605 Fourteenth Street, NWWashington, DC 20005Reservations (202) 638-4444http://www.redsage.com/Mr. K – Best Chinese in USA2121 K Street NWWashington, DC 20037202-331-8868http://www.digitalcity.com/washington/entertainment/venue.adp?sbid=102222426Mon Ami Gabi  - French Food7239 Woodmont Ave.Bethesda, MD 20814301.654.1234http://www.monamigabi.com/second_level/monami_1.htmPaparazzi Restaurant – Italian Food1066 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Phone: 202.298-8000 http://www.cuatower.com/news/2004/01/30/Features/Papa-Razzi.In.Georgetown.Will.Not.Chase.You.But.You.Might.Pursue.It-593862.shtmlAsia Nora – Organic Food2213 M Street,  NW202-797-4860http://www.noras.com/menu/asiamenu.htmIndeBleu – Indian and French Fusion707 G St. NW, Washington,  DC   20001 Phone: 202-333-2538 Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red, Yellow, Green lines)http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?node=entertainment…

SSC test with 4 point bend fixture as per NACE TM 0177 as well as the ASTM G 39 Specification

The corrosion testing laboratory of TCR in India routinely performs SSCC test with 4 point bend fixture as per NACE TM 0177 as well as the ASTM G 39 Specification. The tests are conducted using a strain gauge to measure stress. The laboratory is accredited as per ISO 17025 specification. In the past, the lab has conducted tests under third party inspection of BV, LRS, TUV etc.TCR has been carrying out Sulphide Stress Corrosion Cracking (SSC) test for the past 10 years with tensile specimen. At several occasions, the corrosion testing department at the material testing lab of TCR have tested as per 4 point bend test and C ring specimen also.   TRC has used 4 point bend specimen under Third Party inspection of BV for Chloride Stress Corrosion Test. The specimen for 4 point bend test shall be a flat specimen of different sizes.  We have 3 type of fixtures ready for 4 point bend test.  These can accommodate following sizes:a)            140 x 25 x 5mmb)            106 x 15 x 2mmc)        …

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2008.At TCR, we stand ready to undertake the following:-Third Party inspection across India using Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineers, ASNT Level II inspectors, Welding qualification inspection using AWS/CSWIP inspectors, BGAS inspectors and NDT Project Managers-Vendor Evaluation, Factory Audits, -Mechanical Testing, Chemical Analysis, Positive Material Identification (PMI), Non Destructive Testing (NDT including Automated UT using ToFD), Metallography, RoHS Compliance Testing, Corrosion Testing (including HIC/SSC), Failure Analysis Metallurgical Product Evaluation, Heat Treatment, Manpower Deployment, Training, Engineering Research and Consultancy.Earlier this year the company has been awarded the “Excellent Laboratory Award for 2007” from NACE International (India chapter). Do visit www.tcreng.com to know more about TCR Engineering Services.

National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology

Institutefor Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar is going to host the “22nd National  Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology” (PLASMA-2007) during  December 06 -10, 2007. It is expected that about 400 scientists and engineers working in the field of Plasma Science & Technology will attend this symposium. This symposium will provide a platform to interact with National R & D Organizations and industries for recent developments in these fields. The technical program will comprise of invited talks, contributed oral and poster presentations in the following areas ;·Basic Plasma Physics (BP)·Nuclear Fusion & Technology (NF)·Plasma Diagnostics (PD)·Space & Astrophysical Plasma (SA)·Exotic Plasma : Dusty, Quark Gluon plasma etc. (EP)·Laser-Plasma Interaction (LP)·Plasma Processing and Industrial Applications (PP)·Simulation and modelling for Plasma (CM)IPR : The Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) is an autonomous body of the Department of Atomic Energy dedicated to fund…