Robert W. Bly
Understand the listening process and follow these guidelines to become a better listener.
Maximize workplace efficiency via implementation of best practices using workflow modeling and automation.
High temperatures, stresses, and the presence of elements such as oxygen, sulfur, or the halogens can add up to trouble. Here is how to screen candidate alloys for such service.
You really can't guarantee that applications work correctly unless you take specific steps to validate the software.
Bill Lyons, James W. Noel
Check out the valve choices that are available and make an informed decision on which one is right for your application.
Gavin Sinclair , Gary Blau
New product development projects can be risky business. Learn how to incorporate uncertainty and risk analysis into the new product development process.
This membrane process has found growing use for dehydrating organics. Uses keep increasing, mostly due to development of new, high-temperature membranes.
Satish C. Mohapatra
Consider such factors as thermophysical properties, toxicity, environmental concerns, and economics when choosing a fluid.
Kenneth L. Walter, Victor H. Edwards
Avoid runaway reactions by selecting the right pressure-relief system. In certain situations, passive bottom-venting can be an improvement over conventional top-venting pressure relief systems.
Linda Grobovsky, Lionel F. Laroche
Thorough preparation can mean the difference between success and disaster.
Develop your emotional competencies and use them effectively in your professional and personal lives.
Andrew Vieler, Marco S. Satyr, Oscar Santollani , Rajeev Agarwal, Yau-Kun Li
Running sophisticated process simulations does not guarantee correct results. You need to understand the thermodynamic assumptions underlying the program and how to ensure proper applications.
Jonathan H. Worstell
Commercializing a new technology often means reaching accord between clashing groups. Here’s a road map to navigate these hurdles.
Eileen Sharaga -
Having an understanding of your skills and talents, particularly transferrable ones, will lead you to greater self-awareness, which will give you a greater capacity for achieving success.
Ove B. Christiansen, Mary Sutera Sardo
With short residence times and various design options, these dryers are an efficient and economical choice for a wide variety of solids.
The lifetime of fiberglass-reinforced plastic equipment and piping often depend upon previous experience. Here's a way to predict and prolong service life.
Robert L. Kane, Daniel E. Klein
With greenhouse gases currently in the spotlight, the potential benefits of carbon dioxide capture are too great to ignore. Find out what research and development are currently underway.
Jim Ryans, Joe Bays
The use of dry pumps is growing, replacing workhorse steam jets and liquid-ring pumps. Here is a comprehensive selection guide.
Daniel A. Meier, J. Dean Lammering, Donald A. Johnso, John E. Hoots
Here’s how to avoid potential scaling and corrosion problems and control costs.