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  1. CEP: Process Safety Beacon - Bhopal – The Worst Industrial Disaster in History

    CEP Magazine article, December 2014

    Thirty years ago — just after midnight on Dec. 3, 1984 — a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, released approximately 40 tons of highly toxic methyl isocyanate (MIC) into the atmosphere. There were thousands of fatalities, hundreds of thousands of injuries, as well as long term health, environmental, and economic impacts. This incident is widely considered to be the worst industrial disaster in history.

  2. Consider the Role of Safety Layers in the Bhopal Disaster

    CEP Magazine article, December 2014

    As the situation unfolded, numerous layers of protection failed. Take a look at the safety layers that worked and those that did not, and ask whether there are similarities at your facility.

  3. Apply Can’t Rather than Don’t to Your Process

    CEP Magazine article, December 2014

    Many safety systems rely on human intervention to prevent incidents. A different approach is to make it impossible for a catastrophic accident to occur. Learn how to implement the Can’t Rather than Don’t principle.

  4. Account for Uncertainty with Robust Control Design - Part 2

    CEP Magazine article, November 2014

    Robust control can be applied to design controllers that can handle process uncertainty. Learn how to use identification experiments to obtain estimates of this uncertainty.

  5. CEP: Editorial - Print It or Forget It

    CEP Magazine article, November 2014

    When I bought my iPad a few years ago, I was looking forward to accessing a library of books without lugging around the weight. And reading the newspaper online would keep the newsprint from dirtying my hands. Now that I’ve had the iPad for three years, though, I see that my expectations were not realistic. Yes, I can access books and newspapers on my iPad. But actually reading them is another matter.

  6. CEP: Recruitment Classifieds

    CEP Magazine article, November 2014

  7. CEP: Marketplace

    CEP Magazine article, November 2014

  8. CEP Showcase

    CEP Magazine article, November 2014

  9. CEP: Calendars

    CEP Magazine article, November 2014

    AIChE Meetings Calendar; AIChE Education Calendar; Webinars;

  10. CEP: Institute News

    CEP Magazine article, November 2014

    Institute and Board of Directors’ Awards; Chemical Engineers and Chemical Weapons Demilitarization; Kadri is New CCPS Executive Directro; Evonik Sponsors Founders Award; Belfort is Elected Chair of SBE.

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