Chetan is an offshore structures engineer, and this little website is his sandbox. Here he loves to code, experiment, and write.

31 Type-setting from within ST3 ⋅ 2 min
Creating a build system in Sublime Text 3 for LaTeX.
30 Self-documenting scripts ⋅ 4 min
Great for usability and reuse but also for maintenance.
29 USFOS syntax in ST3 ⋅ 2 min
Break the monotony of input files with highlighting.
28 VIV ⋅ 4 min
Plotting vortex shedding for a range of pipe sizes.
27 Housekeeping ⋅ 3 min
My command-line tool-belt for fixing everyday annoyances.
26 Reliability ⋅ 12 min
Trailblazing work done by Shell in the nineties.
25 End releases ⋅ 6 min
Scripting my way out of a model conversion problem.
24 Wind ⋅ 5 min
A better way to visualise ISO wind profiles.
23 Berthing fenders ⋅ 3 min
Fender selection and design is indeed a dark art.
22 USFOS on linux ⋅ 2 min
Getting USFOS to run on linux is pretty breezy. Give it a try.
21 Offshore crane ⋅ 8 min
Standard selection for the Northwest Shelf.
20 Mapping dynamics ⋅ 4 min
Gaussian elimination to matrix inversion.
19 Libraries ⋅ 8 min
Ode to python's pioneering 'batteries included' philosophy.
18 Chain stiffness ⋅ 3 min
Its influence and the urgent need for updates.
17 Waves ⋅ 4 min
"The Great Wave is often misinterpreted as a tsunami."
16 Lighthouse tech ⋅ 5 min
Invention that is worthy of a Nobel prize.
15 Fram and Vasa ⋅ 5 min
The story of two legendary Nordic ships.
14 S-N curves ⋅ 3 min
Plotting S-N curves since ISO 19902 fails to include them.
13 Hacked beam ⋅ 1 min
It's like hacking a few toes to force-fit a new shoe.
12 Weierstrass ⋅ 2 min
The function that shakes the foundations of calculus.
11 Tow ⋅ 9 min
Severity of barge motion responses in the South China Sea.
10 Xi'an ⋅ 2 min
Great art is often attributed to the insanity of individuals.
9 The Great Wall ⋅ 2 min
The hopelessness of such a hard task.
8 Titanic ⋅ 3 min
Death of an unsinkable ship by brittle fracture.
7 Deep dive ⋅ 2 min
James Cameron at the bottom of Mariana Trench. What!? How?
6 Colosseum ⋅ 3 min
Sophisticated design that has withstood the test of time.
5 Agora ⋅ 5 min
The book that opened my mind to the ancient scientific world.
4 Interpolation ⋅ 4 min
Not resorting to using a sledge hammer.
3 Chateau de Chambord ⋅ 4 min
One last contribution by the Renaissance master.
2 Normandy ⋅ 2 min
"I gotta clear these obstacles for the tanks."
1 Tide ⋅ 3 min
My visit to a platform-cluster offshore East Kalimantan.