Robert T Jacobsen
Pre-burning prior to catalyst recovery/refining enhances sampling accuracy for higher returns of the remaining precious metals.
Per Falholt, Thomas Schaefer, Glenn Nedwin
Enzymes are nature’s answer to many industrial and environmental challenges. This article details the latest approaches to enzyme discovery and evolution.
Eldon R. Larsen
This article offers suggestions for adapting project management techniques to the needs of R&D projects.
Petar Varbanov , Robin Smith
Realistic steam prices are necessary for the efficient operation of a chemical production site, both to allocate realistic costs to the different businesses on the site and to provide a true economic incentive for energy conservation.
Pending legislation would require companies that make or use chemicals in the European Union to register those substances.
ASME codes and standards govern the design, fabrication, testing and certification of high-pressure dust collector vessels. This article will assist you in working with a code vessel designer and/or manufacturer.
Daniel E. Silva, Russell Kahn, Stanley S. Grossel, Robert Zalosh
Understand some of the accident scenarios that result in dust explosions, and follow these suggestions for preventing them.
Peter E. Friedes
Are you naturally a “relater” or a “requirer”? Understanding how you relate and require will help you make the changes you need to be a more effective manager.
Barry A. Perlmutter
The appropriate testing procedures help direct the selection of vacuum filtration equipment and ensure optimum equipment operation.
Anne McQueen, Sunil Ojha, Jeffrey Michael Forde, Joseph W. Hower.
Here are guidelines for determining the scope of the control system, sizing the enclosure, and specifying the scrubber design.
Michael Lynn McGuire, Murugan Selvan, Zainuddin Abdul Manan, Dominic Chwan Yee Foo
The design of a new process using computer simulations to analyze a process flowsheet based on the onion model can save time, effort and, ultimately, money.
To function properly at optimum capacity and efficiency, multi-pass trays must be designed so that the liquid and vapor flows are properly balanced. This article provides guidance on how to achieve that.
The more important question is “how much to engineer?” Use this technique to evaluate the level of engineering effort required, and justified, for a project.
Gabriel I. Tardos , Brian H. Pittenger, Herman Purutyan
Use these guidelines to avoid potential caking problems. The key steps are to select a material characterization method, identify the factors that can be feasibly controlled and conduct tests to confirm that process/handling changes yield the...
Stephen W. Maas
This comprehensive overview of what needs to go into a well-defined scope of work will be useful to chemical engineers who are new to project engineering and project management.
Robert T Jacobsen
When selecting a precious metals refiner, it’s important to first understand the basics of sampling, assaying and environmental issues, as well as the concept of leasing metal.
Protect compressors and turbines by using piping strainers and following the line procedures outlined in this article.
Michael Dietrich, Paul Martin
These tried-and-true tips can streamline the design and construction of your pilot facility, while cutting costs.
Rudi Schick, Christine Pagcatipunan
Use these techniques to select, troubleshoot and maintain spray nozzles for optimal results.
This article compares several common dispersion models available in the public domain and offers guidance on selecting the appropriate one for a particular release.
Save time and money by using equipment and procedures appropriate for the requirements of a demonstration-scale plant.
Kelly Seheult , Larry Scotchie, Jeffrey Mueller
The cross-functional IPT approach can be combined with a stage-gate framework and six sigma techniques to improve the effectiveness of process development efforts.