Get a jump on process development by addressing environmental, health and safety (EHS) issues together early in the design and development cycle. The result will be a better process and lower costs.
Suzanne A. Shelley
An array of nanoscale developments are poised to revolutionize cancer diagnosis and drug discovery efforts, and create new ways to target the delivery of potent, often toxic drug therapies, while reducing their dose-limiting side effects.
Elindoro S. Rodriguez, II
When faced with a career opportunity, such as relocating, accepting a new job, or getting an advanced degree, it's important to consider the economic impacts.
Ahmed Abdel-Wahab, Hassan E. Alfadala, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi, Patrick Linke, Eva M. Lovelady
This approach provides valuable insights early in the design process and systematizes the design effort, while reconciling process objectives with environmental constraints.
Michael J. Gentilcore
Setting up a special function and a shorthand system on a spreadsheet can improve the descriptions needed for implementing a process control system, while minimizing the monotony in writing 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.
Lionel F. Laroche
Global teams can maintain their effectiveness by using the right communication tools, following good communication practices, working at building and maintaining trust, and taking cultural differences into account.
Jack McCavit, Daniel A. Long, P.E.
Chemical processing and manufacturing plants must ensure the mechanical integrity of their equipment. These strategies and tactics can make doing so easier when budget issues arise.
Allan H. Harvey, Arno Laesecke
Addressing the challenges outlined here will help ensure that engineers of the future have the data they need.
Gerald Bode, Konrad Hungerbuhler, Gregory J. McRae, Reinhard Schomacker
This article describes state-of-the-art investment analysis techniques, shows how and why even reasonably good analyses can lead to bad decisions, and gives guidance on how to avoid mistakes when making investment decisions regarding chemical...
In today's competitive marketplace, biopharmaceutical companies are seeking effective and user-friendly drug-delivery platforms for their drug molecules. Miniaturized, microfabricated and nanofabricated devices that can be implanted in the body are...
D. Jack Adams, Bart Faris, Dimitri Vlassopoulos
This systematic approach can be used to assess the suitability of in situ bioremediation for a particular contaminated site.
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.
Julian B. Fasano, Kevin J. Myers, Mark F. Reeder
It is common knowledge that baffles promote better flow in an agitated vessel, but how to apply them and what kind to use take some ingenuity.
Phillip H. Williams
Although the sparsity of effects principle is still good advice, we need to be careful of emphasizing it too much -- to the point that it becomes an assumed practice, rather than a useful rule of thumb.
Gregory T. Benz
Optimize fermenter performance and cost by sizing the proper impeller system for your application.
Herbert W. Cooper
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An effective monitoring program can extend equipment life, improve operations, and yield substantial energy savings.