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  1. Industrial Ecology: A Chemical Engineering Challenge

    CEP Magazine article, November 2002

    Industrial ecology involves turning wastes into raw materials -- an art that chemical engineers have practiced for decades.

  2. Compact Heat Exchangers -- Part 3: Retrofit Heat Recovery Networks With Plate Exchangers

    CEP Magazine article, November 2002

    Pinch analysis retrofit procedures can be extended to handle compact exchangers.

  3. Ease Control Valve Selection

    CEP Magazine article, November 2002

    With so many types and options available, choosing the right control valve can seem daunting. Selection can be simplified by considering the process fluid, the service requirements, how the various valves function, and seeing how each valve will match these.

  4. Advanced Cubic Equations of State: When and How to Use Them

    CEP Magazine article, November 2002

    Understanding the strengths and limitations of a cubic equation of state (CEOS) is crucial for selecting the right one for your flowsheet simulation.

  5. Navigate Phase Equilibria via Residue Curve Maps

    CEP Magazine article, November 2002

    These maps provide a rapid, graphical means to visualize the separation possibilities and constraints of azeotropic ternary systems. They also help check the soundness of models used to predict equilibrium data.

  6. Succeed in Business in Eastern Europe

    CEP Magazine article, November 2002

    Eastern Europe is a significant potential market for Western corporations. There are plenty of opportunities for success if you learn to do business in a way that meshes with Eastern European expectations of how business should be done.

  7. Evaluating the Economics of Desalination

    CEP Magazine article, December 2002

    This article presents an in-depth analysis of thermal and membrane desalination economics and outlines a simple procedure for calculating the unit product cost for various desalination processes.

  8. Applying Bus Technologies in Process Control

    CEP Magazine article, December 2002

    Fieldbus technologies have become increasingly popular in process control applications. This article highlights the practical applications and economics of various buses, so that an engineer can choose the best one for his or her process.

  9. Understand the Capabilities of Bio-Oxidation

    CEP Magazine article, December 2002

    Relatively uncomplicated design and simple operation and maintenance requirements make biofiltration a good option for many types of air emissions control.

  10. General Rules for Aboveground Storage Tank Design and Construction

    CEP Magazine article, December 2002

    Various codes and regulations dictate the specification and construction of these tanks, helping to ensure optimum design and safe operation.

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