August 2010 CEP Preview

News Feature: Will IST Stall CFATS Reauthorization?
Debate over the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards continues to revolve around whether manufacturers and processors will be required to incorporate inherently safer technology into their security plans.

Spotlight on Safety: What Does Inherently Safer Mean?

Back to Basics (to read this article now click here): Understanding Process Safety Management
A structured risk-based approach defines the pathways to successful implementation of process safety management objectives.

Modeling: Produce Reliable Models with Efficient Meshing
Improve your modeling skills to construct accurate, effective meshes that simulate or optimize a process in less time.

Career Catalyst: Optimize Your Conference Poster's Impact
Engineers routinely optimize process designs; poster designs need optimization too. Use these techniques and strategies to create a poster that captures and holds the viewer's attention.

News: On-the-Go Biofuels Manufacturing ... Enzymes Synthesize Natural Ingredients ... A New Spin on DNA Delivery ... Fighting Cancer in 3-D ... Chem Economics: The New Labor Market ... Perspective: Molecular Modeling of Responsive Polymer Films.

Plus: Institute News: Institute Lecturer, Center for Energy Initiatives, Member News ... Editorial: Living the Lessons We Learn from Experience ... Commentary: Safety in Numbers ... What's New: Plant Security, Process Cooling ... Product Digest: Process Control ... Software & Information Technology ... Process Safety Beacon: Early Lessons from a Tragedy ... Patent Update: Supreme Court Weighs In on Process Patents ... Profile: Jocelyn E. Scott, DuPont.

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