Refineries may appear complicated at first glance. This month's Back to Basics article, An Oil Refinery Walk-Through, describes the basic building blocks of a fuels refinery from crude oil inlet to fuels distribution.
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This month's cover story on industrial water reuse reviews water-reclamation technologies and explains how to determine whether water reuse is a feasible option for your plant.
This month's cover story focuses on the basics of solid-liquid equilibrium as the foundation for crystaliization process development and how to use SLE data in designing a feasible process.
Read about the 21 most influential contributions in mixing research. Other topics include designing multistage agitated reactors; fermentation fundamentals; steam trap management; and process measurements.
This month's cover story on flame arresters presents information to help you determine what type of device is appropriate for your application. Other topics include process development and Switzerland's chemicals and pharmaceutical industries.
A 32-page special supplement on lithium-ion batteries covers the basics, raw material considerations, component materials, and applications. Other topics in this issue include root-cause PSM auditing and relief-device sizing.
Find out what you need to know to work effectively with a burner manufacturer when selecting a burner for your application. Other topics include cooling tower fill, process analytical technology, and process mapping.