Chemical Engineering Practice

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

November 13-18, 2016
The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering. The Call for Abstracts is now open.

2016 Northeast Student Regional Conference

April 22-23, 2016
This event assembles future chemical engineers from around the Northeast Region for networking, peer bonding, academic enrichment, and some friendly competition. Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper and Poster...

2016 Pacific Northwest Student Regional Conference

April 15-16, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information UW AICHE Chapter President: Nick Iverson: email: aiche@uw.edu UW AICHE Advisor: Dr. John Berg: email: berg@cheme.washington.edu...

2016 Mid-America Student Regional Conference

April 1-3, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information Conference Chair: Conference Chair: David Madden dmadden@ksu.edu and Yichao Zhang yichao@ksu.edu Advisor: Jennifer Anthony (...

Basic Emergency Relief System Design

Public (classroom) Course
Preparing to use DIERS technology in your emergency relief system design - but not sure where to start? Attend this instructor-led, 3-day course for...

Massive Porter Ranch Gas Leak a Cautionary Tale

February 12, 2016
Months of chaos, fear, and the smell of rotten eggs came to an end at Porter Ranch in Los Angeles on Thursday, once crews digging a relief well finally pierced the deep,...

2016 Southwest Student Regional Conference

April 8-10, 2016
The 2016 Southwest Regional Conference will take place at University of Houston from April 8-10, 2016. Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information Conference Chairs: Nore...

2016 Rocky Mountain Student Regional Conference

April 1-3, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information Conference Chair: Kayla Kraus ( kakraus@email.arizona.edu ) and Sarina Sedgwick ( ssedgwick@email.arizona.edu ) Conference...

Fugacity Demystified

Live Webinar
Live Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 2:00pm-3:00pm
Trying to understand fugacity, but feeling uncertain? Clear up your confusion in just one hour. This webinar provides a concise review of fugacity...

Continuous Nanoparticle Production Using Focused Acoustics

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:15pm-5:45pm
Continuous nanoparticle production using focused acoustics Many drugs currently in development are either water insoluble or lipophilic, thus...

Hybrid Cell Culture Models for Efficient Process Development

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:15pm-5:45pm
Cell culture processes are dynamic systems governed by a large number of influential and highly interacting process variables. Despite the stringent...

Dynamic Modeling and Advanced Control of Tablet Press

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 12:30pm-3:00pm
The tablet press is one of the most critical but least understood unit operation involved in both batch and continuous tablet manufacturing process...

Optimizing LNG Production Via Boil Off Gas System Design

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 12:30pm-3:00pm
Optimizing LNG Production via Boil Off Gas System Design John Ergina – Technical Professional – Process, KBR Sumit Sharma – Senior Technical...

Hydrolysis of Ddg

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 12:30pm-3:00pm
Liquid hot water (LHW) extraction was used as a pretreatment method to separate the hemicellulose fraction from dried distiller’s grain with solubles...

Hydrolysis Kinetics of Woody Biomass: Surface Renewal

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 8:30am-11:00am
Woody biomass is known to be composed of three major components: cellulose, lignin and hemicellulose. Cellulose is the most stable natural polymer in...

Democratizing Fossil Fuel Conversion

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 12:30pm-3:00pm
Do you have a billion dollars? Neither do most of the 6 million companies in the Unites States. In fact, less than 10 companies in the U.S. can...

The Travelling Fluidized Bed Project: Working Together

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 8:30am-11:00am
John Chen had a strong attachment to “challenge problems” to evaluate the ability of models and CFD codes to accurately predict complex fluidization...

Alternative Sampling Densities in Non-Uniform Sampling

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 3:15pm-5:45pm
Non-uniform sampling (NUS) is more widely practiced, but many implementations either do not weight the distribution of samples, or follow exponential...

Water Desalination By Shock Electrodialysis

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 8:30am-11:00am
The development of cost and energy efficient water purification systems, specifically desalination systems, is one of the most critical engineering...

Room Temperature Shape Memory Polymers

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 8:30am-11:00am
Temperature controlled shape memory polymers can be synthesized via a facile method using long chain fatty acid and cross-linked natural rubber. For...

Bridging the Finance Gap for Carbon Capture and Storage

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 9:00am-11:30am
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a technically feasible technology that can be deployed to reduce CO 2 emissions from power plants and industrial...

Bhopal 30 Years Later

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:45pm-4:30pm
On the early morning of December 3rd 1984 a large release of methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas occurred in a pesticide production plant located in Bhopal,...

January 2016 CEP Preview

January 15, 2016
BUSINESS Navigating Oil Price Volatility After several years of stability, oil prices plummeted to record lows in mid-2014. This, along with increased natural gas production in...

Designing Dust Collectors

September
2011
Fluids and Solids Handling
Greg Mehos, P.E.
To assure reliable and safe operation of a dust collector, apply the basic principles of chute and hopper design — which are based on the dust's fundamental flow properties.

Statistical Process Quality Control

eLearning (online) Course
This course is coming soon to the AIChE Academy. If you’d like to be notified once it becomes available, please send an email request to eLearning@...

Shell's Prelude FLNG Completes Major Construction

January 22, 2016
Shell has sent out a video update as its revolutionary Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project winds up major construction in Samsung’s Geoje shipyard in South Korea...

Video Tutorial: Basics of BFDs, PFDs, and PIDs

January 18, 2016
Confused about the differences between block flow diagrams (BFDs), process flow diagrams (PFDs), and piping and instrumentation diagrams (PIDs)? Then this tutorial is for you. And...

Bioreactor Design for Chemical Engineers

August
2011
Back To Basics
Gregory T. Benz
Fermentation processes are based on chemical engineering principles. Understand these concepts to achieve optimal bioreactor design.

2016 Western Student Regional Conference

April 15-17, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competitiom Conference Website Conference Contact Information Conference Chair: Dillon Gidcumb ( drgidcumb@gmail.com ) Advisor: Ian Wheeldon ( iwheeldon@engr.ucr.edu )

2016 Mid-Atlantic Student Regional Conference

April 8-10, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Contact Information Conference Chair: Nick Martin ( nmartin@udel.edu ) Advisor: Michael Klein ( mtk@udel.edu ) Conference Website

2016 Southern Regional Student Conference

March 31 - April 2, 2016
Conference Highlights include Regional Chem E Car Competition, Regional Chem E Jeopardy Competition and Regional Student Paper Competition. Conference Website Connect with us on Twitter and Facebook! https://twitter.com/src2016 https://www.facebook.com/src2016 Conference Contact Information...

Phase Equilibria Concepts

Archived Webinar
Oct 7, 2015
Phase equilibria usually determines what type of separation process will be economical. Modeling of phase equilibria relies upon mathematical...

European Efforts in Process Intensification

Archived Webinar
Aug 19, 2015
European Union (EU) efforts to develop Process Intensification (PI) for the chemical industry have been more focused and organized than US efforts...

The Dow Chemical Story

Archived Webinar
Jun 25, 2015
Dow Chemical was founded in 1897 by Herbert Henry Dow. Learn about the history of this chemical giant as it grows and merges into the top company it...
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