Ka M. Ng, Lionel O'Young, Christianto Wibowo
Use phase diagrams to develop reliable crystallization processes quickly and cost effectively.
Sofia Mai, Elli Maria Barampouti, Apostolos Vlyssides
Unlike time-consuming conventional methods, this approach to designing a dissolved air flotation (DAF) plant requires only the physical characteristics of the flocs — their size and density, flowrate and temperature.
A number of companies are honing techniques to produce a wide variety of pharmaceuticals, such as therapeutic proteins and monoclonal antibodies in plants.
Ning Yang, Jinghai Li, Wei Wang, Wei Ge, Chris Guenther, Anthony Cugini, Madhava Syamlal
Computational science will play a key role in accelerating technology development and in the realization of virtual process engineering.
Paul E. Solt
Does your system suffer from plugging? Bottlenecking? Abrasion? Poor venting? Degraded product? Here are remedies.
Jeffrey D. Kelly
Optimize petroleum and petrochemical plant production by understanding the mathematical modeling behind nonlinear planning models.
Panos Seferlis, Eugeny Kenig
Effective modeling of reactive absorption enhances system design, improves experiment planning for parameter-estimation, and facilitates process operation and control decisions.
Susan Morey, Lionel F. Laroche
Understand what is expected of you when traveling to this burgeioning part of the world.
Using a phased engineering approach to guide R&D projects will improve efficiency and avoid costly experimental excursions.
Engineers can derive professional benefits from Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, and other social media. Here is some practical advice on using these tools effectively, whether you are a veteran or a relative novice.
Alex Patist, J. J. Hahn , Aristos Aristidou , Pim van Hoek
Designing an economically competitive and environmentally sustainable fermentation route means considering the downstream separations needed to capture the final product during the initial process design.
John Ludman, Mike Emery, Thomas Sandbrook
Proper design, installation, and maintenance of flanged connection systems can prevent loss of containment and process interruptions. Follow this seven-step approach to ensure reliability of this critical process equipment.
Michael J. Gentilcore
Operating at a constant level can reduce the loss of the replacement solvent to the distillate by 50–70%.
John H. Worstell, Jonathan H. Worstell
Increase productivity and reduce variable costs by following this strategy for enhancing the performance of a fixed-bed catalyst.
Douglas C. White
Identifying the right automation investments — those with low costs and high impacts — can result in millions of dollars in energy savings for petrochemical plants. <br>
John C. Chen
The chemical enterprise is already global - a trend that is almost certain to continue. What does this trend mean for the chemical engineering profession and for the practicing professional?
Dennis C. Hendershot
Build safety into your process by substituting less-hazardous materials and chemistry, minimizing inventories and equipment sizes, moderating operating conditions, and simplifying unnecessarily complex operations.
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.
Shekhar Mitra, Len Sauers
Sustainability is both a responsibility and an opportunity, and innovation can be the key to success.
Eldon R. Larsen
This article offers suggestions for adapting project management techniques to the needs of R&D projects.