Disposable filtration systems are gaiing popularity in the pharmaceutical arena. This article defines the equipment, specifications, applications and potential advantages of single-use filters and ancillary equipment.
An integrated enterprise asset performance management system can help companies to eliminate failures, optimize strategies, and meet intended production targets.
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A rigorous dynamic process simulator can be used to evaluate alternative control strategies for an exothermic reacting process in order to improve its safety and product quality.
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Gain insight as to what screw feeder is best for your application. Plus, learn how to size, specify and test screw feeders.
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Disrupting normal sleep/wake cycles causes fatigue and reduces alertness. Here are some preventive measures that can improve the performance of employees in 24-h operations.
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Nanotechnology, as a whole, is still an emerging area with the need to make progress in both scientific and technological terms before enormous commercialization of products may occur. Nevertheless, commercial products are out there — more in some...
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These websites provide useful data, models, publications and other resources to aid environmental decision-making and regulatory compliance activities.
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One key to being a successful leader is understanding yourself and others, and adapting your behavior as the situation warrants.
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Using equation-based modeling to design these reactors can optimize their efficiency and throughput.
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The keys to building a talented workforce: benefits that enable employees to balance their work and personal lives; stimulating and challenging assignments; and a culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential.
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Continuous dryers are accurately and easily evaluated using laboratory-scale simulators combined with the specific drying rate approach.
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Here is a method that rates the tendency of new compounds to self-explode without the need to perform extensive laboratory tests.
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Consider the career- and family-related benefits and trade-offs of an overseas experience, as well as whether you have what it takes to be successful in such a position.
When developing your website, take these preventative measures to steer clear of any potential lawsuits.
To keep track of its emissions and its regulatory compliance status, a plant must perform a thorough, process-by-process emissions inventory.
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The superior classification and regression abilities of the recently introduced support vector machines offer an attractive alternative to solve a number of process engineering problems.
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Previously, simulations based on nonequilibrium, or rate-based, models were considered impractical due to their complexity. However, with ever-increasing computing power, these simulations are not only feasible, but in some circumstances they should...
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Today's savvy consumers want processed foods to look freshly prepared, while still meeting all safety requirements. Conventional thermal treatments are inadequate to fulfill this demand. New nonthermal techniques, such as pulsed-electric fields, are...
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This article is aimed at the development of a framework for dust explosion prevention and mitigation that explicitly incorporates the principles of inherent safety. As distinguished from engineered and procedural safety features, inherent safety...