INSTRUMENTATION: Implement an Effective Alarm Management Program
Apply the ISA-18.2 Standard on Alarm Management to design, implement, and maintain an effective alarm system.
ON THE HORIZON: Harnessing the Power of Virtual Reality
Advances in physical modeling and computational science will revolutionize the way engineers develop and design new technologies and processes (click here to read this article now).
HEAT TRANSFER: Prepare Your Cooling System Before Startup
Pre-startup actions such as initial water treatment and equipment coatings in cooling tower water systems can increase system life expectancy and efficiency, and reduce corrosion and fouling.
CAREER CATALYST: Use Cloud Tools to Collaborate
Internet-based applications are changing the way chemical engineers collaborate. These virtual tools can help project teams make decisions more quickly, reduce costs, and increase productivity.
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Centrifugation is a necessary step in many pharmaceutical and chemical production processes. These guidelines will help chemical engineers better understand the process of centrifuge selection.
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