Sherlock Holmes is renowned for his ability to develop significant insights into the causes and perpetrators of difficult criminal cases that others miss. In process safety, we similarly need to investigate what went wrong after a process incident to determine how future incidents can be prevented. This month's Back to Basics article describes the basics of conducting an incident investigation.
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Chemical engineers often pick up the use of spreadsheets in a haphazard fashion, and many practitioners miss out on key features and skills in applying Microsoft Excel.
Fuel cells for mobile and stationary applications offer efficient and reliable energy. Work to limit emissions from hydrogen fuel generation and implement a hydrogen infrastructure is underway.
This issue's special supplement stems from a workshop on commercializing industrial biotechnology that the Society for Biological Engineering sponsored recently.
Many CPI companies have started selecting fixed valves. Read about the benefits they provide, including better reliability, fouling resistance, and more robust valve designs.
This month's Back to Basics article on mammalian cell culture describes how mammalian cells are derived, their utility, and the proceses that harness their full potential.