Magali de Macedo, Aad van Veldhoven
The design-of-experiments approach has the advantage of providing the framework to build complex models with minimum use of time and effort.
Terrence Fay, Yasha Zelmanovich
Kilo labs are instrumental in scaling up the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients. This article discusses the critical factors that must be considered to design such a facility.
Edwin N. Lightfoot
Once we have grasped some essentials of this riotous, but surprisingly well ordered world, we shall find our transport phenomena background to have real utility.
E. Joseph Duckett
Size does matter - and bigger is not necessarily better when it comes to pollution control. It is more important to be the right size than the largest size.
Charles Baukal, Mahmoud Fleifil, Jianhui Hong, Robert Schwartz
Advanced flare testing at full scale can help to ensure that the system operates as designed. This article explains what's involved and the parameters that should be measured and evaluated to demonstrate performance, reliability and safety.
Elli Maria Barampouti, Sofia Mai, Apostolos Vlyssides
Unlike time-consuming conventional methods, this approach to designing a dissolved air flotation (DAF) plant requires only the physical characteristics of the flocs — their size and density, flowrate and temperature.
This article presents the challenges that an engineer might encounter when designing or scaling up bioprocesses and offers practical solutions, including those cited in literature.
Jeffrey Bolin, Matthew Schroeder, Michael Sklash
These tools and techniques can be used to make sense of soil or groundwater contamination - where it came from, who is responsible for it, and how to fairly allocate the costs to clean it up.
Barry C. Buckland
The challenges of vaccine development are not limited to identification of suitable antigens, adjuvants and delivery methods, but include regulatory, technical and manufacturing hurdles in translating a vaccine candidate to the clinic.
Richard J. Kinsley
To become a leader people want to follow, focus on the team's objectives, avoid self-deception, build strong relationships, and enable others to achieve the team's goals.
Suzanne A. Shelley
An array of nanoscale developments are poised to revolutionize cancer diagnosis and drug discovery efforts, and create new ways to target the delivery of potent, often toxic drug therapies, while reducing their dose-limiting side effects.
Robert F. Boland
A compliance management system (CMS) helps companies meet regulatory reporting requirements, improve environmental performance, reduce environmental compliance costs, and increase organizational efficiency. Here's a run-down of what to look for when...
Using a phased engineering approach to guide R&D projects will improve efficiency and avoid costly experimental excursions.
Propelling an odorous exhaust stream high into the air at a high velocity is often an effective way to eliminate odors.
Gerald Bode, Konrad Hungerbuhler, Gregory J. McRae, Reinhard Schomacker
This article describes state-of-the-art investment analysis techniques, shows how and why even reasonably good analyses can lead to bad decisions, and gives guidance on how to avoid mistakes when making investment decisions regarding chemical...
Mark Granger, Deane Horn
Integrating new advances in smart online pump monitoring and flexible communication technologies can improve pump reliability and performance while reducingcosts.
D. Jack Adams, Bart Faris, Dimitri Vlassopoulos
This systematic approach can be used to assess the suitability of in situ bioremediation for a particular contaminated site.
Gregory T. Benz
Engineers who specify, scale up or purchase process equipment typically have fewer internal or vendor resources available than in the past. This article explores the problem and offers a solution.