Diversity Culture

Establishing, maintaining, and enhancing a diversity culture are important business objectives and to this end, companies are employing many inclusive practices to obtain  diversity goals. This article focuses on how we can be more effective contributors in the profession and advance our careers...

Improve the Performance of Condensate Return Systems

When discussion occurs regarding steam system efficiency and reliability, often the primary focus is the steam supply side; piping leaks, steam trap leaks, and insulation. The conversation may rarely shift to improvement opportunities with the condensate return system, unless significant issues...

Investigating Process Safety Incidents

Sherlock Holmes is renowned for his powers of observation and his ability to develop significant insights into the causes and perpetrators of difficult criminal cases that others miss — often figuring out what happened when no one else can. In process safety, we similarly need to determine...

VIT University Student Chapter

SAChE Workshop at VIT University Student Chapter

August 31, 2016
The VIT University Student Chapter in India conducted its first SAChE course, Saf ety Processes in Chemical Process Industries , for chemical and mechanical engineering students...

New Work Boosts LIthium-Ion Battery Performance

August 24, 2016
Researchers at Kansas State University and Catalyst Power Technologies Inc. have recently received a patent that promises higher efficiency for lithium-ion batteries. The...

Video Tutorial: Feedforward Control

August 23, 2016
Recently we featured the Learn ChemE screencast about cascade control . Today, we follow up with an introduction to feedfoward control. This tutorial explains how feedforward...

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