Steam distillation is often used to remove a volatile oil from plant material. Learn why and understand how this process works.
This issue, learn about ultrasonic flowmeters, understand what makes an effective toxic shelter, get tips for starting a robotics program, and much more.
This issue, a look at mega columns and their role in meeting carbon-neutral goals, considerations for keeping your facility safe from hackers, industry and Institute news, and more.
In this issue, learn how to prevent polymer buildup at an ethylene plant, take a look at avoiding incidents with toxic inhalation hazard chemicals, harness AI in the plant, and much more.
This issue, get tips for finding the capacity of a distillation column, a well as a primer on the Allam power cycle, plus hydrogen safety fundamentals, and much more.
Get tips on designing liquid-liquid extraction systems, understand how emergency isolation valves can mitigate early pool fires, catch up on Institute news, and much more.
This issue, weigh the benefits of short-term and long-term solutions for aging infrastructure, use process safety risk assessment for cybersecurity risks, get tips for accurate detailed capital cost estimates, and more.
This issue, a special section devoted to plastics recycling, plus tips for strong packed tower performance, reboiler optimization, and much more.
This issue: boosting parting box performance, common failures mechanism of fired heaters, plus AI, XR, and microlearning trends in training, and much more.
Learn how one assistant professor of chemical engineering is using an AIChE grant to teach students about separations through hands-on experimentation.
This month, hazardous materials use and storage and how they relate to building codes, tips for safe pump operation, a look at process control issues during engineering design, and more.
This month, tips for quick assessment of distillation columns, a look at teaching process control topics, advice on patenting your work, and more.
This issue: opportunities to control plastic waste, a look at design and operation considerations for distillation experiments, and much more.
AIChE’s Award for Service to Society recognizes outstanding contributions by a chemical engineer to community service and to the solution of socially oriented problems.
This issue, take a look at reducing area electrical classification through upgraded ventilation, get the information you need for pressure-relief system design, get tips for managing ammonia in wastewater, and much more.
In addition to using it for the purification and desalination of drinking water, the membrane can also be used for the separation of gases and solvents.
In this issue: understand pressure drop correlations, evaluate control valve performance, devise a program to reduce the potential for hazardous chemical releases, and much more.
This month, a look at dual-dividing-wall columns, steps to improve disaster preparedness, controlling nitrogen and phosphorus in wastewater, and much more.
Problem have you stumped and not sure how to proceed? Try this approach to systematically find a solution to even complex problems.
Keep your flare system safe, get tips to troubleshoot a thermosiphon reboiler, build skills to transition to a leadership role, and much more.
Think low pressure means low risk? Think again! Looking for ways to reduce distillation column energy requirements? We've got smart tips. These topics and much more in the December 2019 issue.
Hear from Ranjit about how he became interested in chemical engineering and learn about his career and current work.
This month in CEP, learn about NSF grants, get tips for safe scaleup, learn about planning a plant decommissioning, and much more.
This month the future of hydrogen, a look at advances in distillation, uses for dynamic simulations, and much more.
Learn to incorporate the bowtie model in HAZOP analysis, brush up on reverse osmosis, understand fire risks of CIBCs, and more.
Hear from Brent about his work as a senior process engineer at Dow and about his career path and choices.
This month CEP looks at pharmaceutical manufacturing trends in addition to articles on electric heat tracing systems, process intensification, distillation tower inspections, and much more.
Orlin Velev of NCSU discusses the work he's presenting in the 2018 Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering Lecture with Chris Jones of Georgia Tech.
This issue, learn how to give a great presentation, look at top chemE's predictions for the future of the profession, delve into deep learning, and much more.
Nicholas Burtch of Sandia National Laboratories shares his predictions for chemical engineering's next 25 years. He focuses on innovation driven by additive manufacturing technologies and novel materials for energy-efficient chemical separations.
This month: revisiting the O'Connell correlation, commonly overlooked codes and standards for piping, tips for team motivation, and much more.
This month, brush up on the essentials of continuous evaporation, learn new uses for hydrofoil impellers, enjoy the special section on translational medicine, and more.
Chemical engineers have developed an MOF that promises to greatly reduce energy consumption in the propylene-propane separation process.
This issue delves into process intensification, modularization in chemical processing, and takes a look at characterizing adsorbents for gas separations—plus much more.
Learn how to optimize pilot plant testing for liquid-liquid extractions, analyze the performance of pump networks, get an update on the chemical industry in Hungary, and much more.
Previously impossible separations become reality; new filter operates with lower cost and emissions, compared to conventional separation methods.
Chris discusses with Samir Mitragotri of Harvard the work presented in the 2017 Andreas Acrivos Award lecture.
Meet the 35 ChemEs honored in the AIChE 35 Under 35, brush up on adsorption, learn about condition monitoring, and much more.
This month features a special section on solar energy, with a look at concentrating solar thermal (CST), solar thermochemical energy storage (CSP), and more.
This month CEP looks at troubleshooting, offers a feature on process safety management don'ts (read full text online), looks at air-cooled heat exchanger performance, and much more.
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have devised an efficient and more environmental method for recovering gold from old electronic equipment.
This month, the CEP cover story takes a look at the advantages of fixed valves, while Back to Basics column gives smart tips for a successful energy assessment.
This month, CEP's cover feature is liquid-liquid extraction, and members and non-members alike can read the full article online. See the preview for more about this month's issue.
Brazilian chemical engineering student Rafael Vaz shares the process and results of an academic research project as well as its industrial applications.