CEP: October 2005

For the greater part of the 20th century, chemical engineers have made significant contributions to the development, design, and efficient use of energy.Through conferences, Divisions and Forums, and member activities, AIChE continues to address our energy challenges through the advancement, transfer, and application of technology...

SBE Special Section - Industrial Biotechnology

October
2005
SBE Special Section
June Wispelwey
Student Chapters Have Arrived! SBE Frontier Tutorial Second Bioengineering and Nanotech Conference Michael Shuler Wins Inaugural James E. Bailey Award Fishing Out Unusual DNA Enzyme is Linked to Neurological Disease

Biotransformations for a Green Future

October
2005
SBE Special Section
Susan Truesdell
Enzyme and microbial biotransformations offer green chemistry alternatives for performing difficult or non-selective chemical reactions.

Enzyme Discovery: Screening, Cloning, Evolving

October
2005
SBE Special Section
Glenn Nedwin
Enzymes are nature’s answer to many industrial and environmental challenges. This article details the latest approaches to enzyme discovery and evolution.

Integrate Process Simulation and Process Synthesis

October
2005
Computational Methods
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.

Specifying Vessels for High-Pressure Dust Collectors

October
2005
Environmental Management
Todd Russelburg
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.

Rotating Equipment

October
2005
Fluids and Solids Handling
Kazim Akhtar
Protect compressors and turbines by using piping strainers and following the line procedures outlined in this article.

Biorefinery Process Economics

October
2005
SBE Special Section
Gregory M. Bohlmann
With oil and natural gas prices surging, bio-based feedstocks are becoming increasingly competitive. This article examines, in depth, the technical and economic aspects of the biorefinery concept.
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