Ronald J. Willey
A safety data sheet holds a wealth of information that can help you safely and effectively handle chemicals in the lab, at the pilot scale, and on the production floor.
Dennis C. Hendershot
Merging the design processes of inherent safety and operational reliability reduces the total technial resources, while improving both parameters.
Cynthia F. Mascone
They might be more expensive, but there’s probably no need to cancel your party plans just yet. “There’s lots of helium out there” says John Van Sloun, general manager — worldwide helium at Air Products, “but very little of it is being captured because the economics of doing so are not favorable.”
Read about products and services on display at the Air and Waste Management Association Annual Conference and Exhibit.
This book concentrates on the topic of physical and chemical equilibrium. Using the simplest mathematics along with numerous numerical examples it accurately and rigorously covers physical and chemical equilibrium in depth and detail. It continues to cover the topics found in the first edition...
Nickel and its alloys offer resistance to attack by a wide range of chemicals, including acids, alkalis and salts, making these materials suitable for may CPI applications.
Develop your emotional competencies and use them effectively in your professional and personal lives.
Jake Jevric, Muhammad E. Fayed
This method uses a numerical solution to the McCabe-Thiele diagram to find the theoretical number of stages for binary and pseudo-binary systems,then calculates the actual number of stages, reflux ratio and column dimensions.
Make the most of this important tool by practicing some common sense and good etiquette. RobertW.Bly-
Charles G. Moyers
Continuous dryers are accurately and easily evaluated using laboratory-scale simulators combined with the specific drying rate approach.
The operator and maintenance technician can play key roles in ensuring equipment reliability and thus maximizing production while maintaining quality.
With proper pipe support design, installation and maintenance, pipe damage should normally not develop for decades.
Herman Purutyan, John W. Carson, Thomas G. Troxel
Fluidization and air-assisted discharge are two ways to optimize fine-solids handling. However, the choice of technology is as important as designing and operating the system properly.
Anh-Tuan Dinh, Chinmay Pangarkar, Samir Mitragotri
Unlike mass, energy and momentum transfer, which are described by continuum equations, the movements and interactions of the nanoscale entitites within a cell constitute the transport phenomenon known as discrete nanoscale transport (DNT).
Henry Z. Kister, Matthew R. Olsson, Richard Dionne, Walter J. Stupin
This method, based on hydraulic equations in the open literature, calculates vapor/liquid distribution in four-pass trays to correctly predict flooding and efficiency.
Maintain state of the art industrial automation and control systems (IACS) by using these steps to support an effective patch management program and implement it with minimum risk.
LinkedIn - the social media tool most often used by professionals - allows you to establish an online presence, connect with others, and find business and job opportunities.
This look at the continuing evolution of chemical engineering starts with reflections on the past.
James C. Liao, Wendy Higashide
Engineers are turning to genetic and biological tools and techniques to synthesize higher-chain alcohols that do not suffer from the same limitations as ethanol.
Andrew Vieler, Marco S. Satyr, Oscar Santollani , Rajeev Agarwal, Yau-Kun Li
Running sophisticated process simulations does not guarantee correct results. You need to understand the thermodynamic assumptions underlying the program and how to ensure proper applications.
To acknowledge people in a meaningful way, catch them doing good things and recognize their efforts.
Edward S. Shanley, Michelle R. Murphy, Surendra K. Singh
Here is a method that rates the tendency of new compounds to self-explode without the need to perform extensive laboratory tests.
C. Delia Contreras, Fabio Bravo
Consider the career- and family-related benefits and trade-offs of an overseas experience, as well as whether you have what it takes to be successful in such a position.
Learn ways to improve your interpersonal and communication skills so that you can work more effectively with others, and increase your own productivity and effectiveness.
Chorng H. Twu, Vince Tassone, Wayne Sim
This methodology can be used to calculate vapor-liquid equilibria (VLE) between thiols and hydrocarbons at any composition, temperature or pressure to improve gasoline fractionation processes.
Monica Cardona, Philip Blosse
Determine if your bioprocess needs a sterilizing grade filter, and if so, use these guidelines to select the proper one for your application.
Karin Ritter. Susann Nordrum, Miriam Lev-On
These techniques can be used to estimate and report GHG emissions from a wide variety of diverse sources, thereby increasing global consistency.
Cynthia F. Mascone
It can be a jungle out there on the exhibit floor. Try these tips to help you make the most of your trade show visit.
Cynthia Strite, David Madison
Spending time in front of a mirror may seem narcissistic. But scrutinizing and perfecting your image is an essential step in achieving your career goals.
The U.S. is still at odds with other developed nations when it comes to a strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. At the G8 Summit, President Bush opposed a pact advocated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel calling for CO2 emissions to be...
This alternative production approach can offer significant time and capital cost savings. The key is to choose a qualified toller.
Disruptive technologies, such as disposable bioreactors, metabolic ?ux models, and glycoengineered yeast, could change the face — and pace — of biomanufacturing.
Paul M. Mathias
Use this spreadsheet-based visualization and interactive analysis of the McCabe-Theile diagram to understand the foundations of distillation engineering. <br><br>
John Ludman, Mike Emery, Thomas Sandbrook
Proper design, installation, and maintenance of flanged connection systems can prevent loss of containment and process interruptions. Follow this seven-step approach to ensure reliability of this critical process equipment.
Daniel Brantley, John Shafer
A diverse collaboration is evaluating the geology of the South Georgia Rift basin and its suitability for long-term CO2 sequestration.
Gary Geiger, Mel J. Esmacher, P.E.
Understand corrosion and ways to control it, and implement these monitoring techniques to improve cooling water system efficiency and reliability and reduce energy consumption.
Jonathan H. Worstell
Commercializing a new technology often means reaching accord between clashing groups. Here’s a road map to navigate these hurdles.
Eileen Sharaga -
Having an understanding of your skills and talents, particularly transferrable ones, will lead you to greater self-awareness, which will give you a greater capacity for achieving success.
Mark E. Kilburn, Nathan A. Kimmerle, Patrick T. Ragan, Stephen H. Roberts
In light of the events of September 11, make sure your plant's safety plan accounts for acts of terrorism and sabotage.
Basic job-hunting skills such as staying aware and making yourself marketable are also key to advancing your career with your present employer.
George J. Koplos, Raymond N. French, Waldo E. de Villiers
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.
When developing your website, take these preventative measures to steer clear of any potential lawsuits.
To keep track of its emissions and its regulatory compliance status, a plant must perform a thorough, process-by-process emissions inventory.
William B. Glover
Evaluate product characteristics and process requirements to select among the various evaporator designs.
Using this technique to determine the effective plume-chimney height for an exchanger operating in natural circulation mode.
Ben Wagner, Donald R. Engelbert, J. Todd Osbourne, Jeff Braden, Richard Allen, Uday T. Turaga, William H. Beever
Follow these principles to reduce the time required for scale-up and commercialization to improve the resource effectiveness of the effort.
Francesco Citro, Reuel Shinnar
To stay competitive in today's economic climate, rapid and effective assessments of new technologies is a must. Requiring a minimal amount of data, this powerful method can effectively evaluate new ideas and research programs at an early stage...
The migration of vapors from contaminated groundwater and soil into aboveground buildings can adversely affect indoor air quality by creating an exposure pathway that may not have been addressed previously.
Bernard S. Lee, David E. Gushee
Before renewable sources such as wind and solar can contribute significantly to the overall energy mix, massive electricity storage is needed to turn the raw power into dispatchable power.
Carrie Atiyeh, Tim Eggeman
The advanced biofuels industry is at a critical stage of development and deployment.
Christian Wollblad, Ed Fontes, Henrik von Schenck, Phil Byrne
Improve your modeling skills to construct accurate, effective meshes that simulate or optimize a process in less time.
David L. Nystuen
Water footprint reduction and water pollution prevention are integral to any environmental sustainability initiative. Use this rigorous, systematic process to conduct a baseline water assessment that integrates water pollution prevention and water...
Walking, listening, and learning are three easy steps that promote good communication and can yield high dividends.
Andrew D. Tustian, Sunil Chhatre
These experimental and modeling techniques enable the rapid, cost-effective design and scale-up of biopharmaceutical manufacturing in an integrated fashion.