Chemical Engineering Practice

Introduction to Pinch Analysis

AIChE Webinar
Apr 27, 2011
This webinar introduces the basic principles and tools of pinch analysis and shows how they can be applied in real-world applications.

Introduction and Session Objectives

AIChE Annual Meeting
Nov 8, 2010
This session will examine how modeling can be used for discovery and innovation, high fidelity prediction and as a substitute for physical experiment...

Process Troubleshooting

AIChE Webinar
Oct 6, 2010
Professor Woods acts as a coach, guiding you through a process that matches your unique style. His goal is to help you recognize and polish your...

Identifying Mixing Problems

AIChE Webinar
Jun 9, 2010
The webinar also covers the simplest, to the most complex, blending problems. In the simplest blending problems, there is one process objective, and...

Advanced Process Control: Beyond Single Loop Control

June, 2010
This book fills the gap between basic control configurations (Practical Process Control) and model predictive control (MPC). For those loops whose performance has a direct impact on plant economics or product quality, going beyond simple feedback or cascade can improve control performance, or...

Storage and Flow of Bulk Solids

AIChE Webinar
May 12, 2010
This webinar addresses the fundamentals of the flow and storage of bulk solids, and clearly demonstrates the considerable science behind the design...

Design and Control of Distillation Systems for Separating Azeotropes

March, 2010
Hands-on guidance for the design, control, and operation of azeotropic distillation systems Following this book's step-by-step guidance, readers learn to master tested and proven methods to overcome a major problem in chemical processing: the distillation and separation of azeotropes. Practical in...

Applied Hydroaeromechanics in Oil and Gas Drilling

October, 2009
An all-in-one reference combining hydrodynamic theory with drilling applications for the design, planning, and optimization of drilling operations Hydromechanical processes underlie the majority of technology operations in drilling and present a crucial concern as the pace and depth of drilling...

Chemical Product Design

AIChE Webinar
Sep 9, 2009
This webinar will be of particular benefit to industrial practitioners involved in the design of chemical products and processes, and faculty at...

Ionic Liquids

AIChE Webinar
Aug 26, 2009
This webinar will cover the use of Ionic Liquids for both liquid and gas separations, emphasizing how the choice of anion, cation and functional...

Piping and Instrumentation Drawings

AIChE Webinar
Jul 22, 2009
Piping & Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs) are important communication tools for engineers. To be effective in the workplace, you must be able...

Process Flow Diagrams

AIChE Webinar
Jul 15, 2009
The webinar will benefit those inside and outside the process engineering community who need familiarity with PFDs as communication tools.

Biofuels Process Development

AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Apr 28, 2009
Biofuels process development is exploding due to high crude oil prices, desire for energy independence, and government subsidy. Many challenges exist...

Success and Prospects in Transport

AIChE Annual Meeting
Nov 16, 2008
The study of transport phenomena is an important area of chemical engineering. In many ways it differentiates chemical engineering from other...

How Good Are Your Data?

Scott D. Barnicki
Some thoughts on the measurement and interpretation of vapor-liquid equilibrium

Succeed at Process Integration

Career Catalyst
Alan Rossiter
In the application of pinch analysis for energy efficiency improvement and process optimization, technical excellence is necessary and human interactions are important for project success.

Improve Energy Efficiency via Heat Integration

Heat Transfer
Alan Rossiter
Process heat integration using pinch analysis is a respected tool for achieving energy efficiency. This article explains what pinch analysis is and how to use it in process design and operation to attain real-world energy efficiency gains.

Choosing Process Vacuum Pumps

Back To Basics
Dr. Don Collins
Vacuum pumps are an integral part of many industrial facilities. Both processing objectives and budget constraints must be considered when selecting a specific pump.

How to do an Internal FDA Audit

Gavin Sinclair
Meeting FDA regulations is not optional. The costs are high for any company that does not act responsibly to ensure that all additives are meet the required regulations.
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