Excel Tips for Chemical Engineers in 2017

December 23, 2016
Over the last few years, one of our most popular series has been Excelling With Excel , which takes a look at some incredibly useful Excel tips for chemical engineers. Given the...

Podcast Series Speaks to Top Chemical Engineers

December 21, 2016
As part of AIChE's Doing a World of Good campaign, we recently interviewed three prominent chemical engineers to discuss various aspects of their careers, including some of their...

Putting Data Science to Work for Chemical Engineers

Chemical engineers, from the practicing process engineer to the academic researcher, are being asked more and more often to manipulate, transform, and analyze complex data sets. The combination of strategies and tools associated with those tasks is commonly referred to as data science. This...

Fire Codes for Laboratories

The storage and handling of flammable, combustible, and toxic materials in laboratories may be subject to two standards: the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) NFPA 45 Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals, and the International Building Code (IBC) and its companion...

Estimating Air Emission Rates

Chemical process industries (CPI) facilities must estimate air emission rates to determine compliance, assess potential public exposure and risk, and design effective air pollution control equipment. This article reviews the four major techniques for estimating emissions -- direct measurement (...

Cybersecurity

Chemical process industries (CPI) facilities face unique cybersecurity challenges. Effective risk assessment requires a good understanding of the characteristics of control system networks, industrial processes, safety systems, protection systems, security systems, and attack capabilities. This...

Production Scheduling and Energy Efficiency

The primary objective of production scheduling is to fulfill customer orders on time. However, how customer orders are fulfilled can have a significant impact on operational efficiency and profitability. This article will discuss energy savings through production scheduling, with a focus on how...

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