ChemE On Demand - Webinars

Engineering of Smart Materials: Stimuli-Responsive Fluids, Gels, and Capsules

Archived Webinar
Nov 29, 2017
It’s now possible to engineer fluids and soft materials that show dramatic changes in their properties when exposed to external stimuli. What are the principles behind the engineering? Learn more. In 60 minutes, Dr. Srinivasa Raghavan will discuss how stimuli-responsive fluids, gels and capsules...

Engineering a Delicious Thanksgiving Feast

Archived Webinar
Nov 15, 2017
Cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year? Don’t leave out the science—the most important ingredient in a delicious Thanksgiving feast. Tune in to learn food scientist Guy Crosby’s methods for cooking turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and vegetables that are unforgettably delicious and will leave family...

Refinery-Petrochemical Integration

Archived Webinar
Oct 26, 2017
Petrochemical plants and refineries both process hydrocarbon derived materials. Refineries focus on fuels production. Refinery products include LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), gasoline (petrol), kerosene and jet fuel, diesel, fuel oils, and coke. Petrochemicals focus on creating intermediates used...

Dispersion Analysis 101: Gateway to Understanding a Complex Science

Archived Webinar
Oct 25, 2017
Do you know how to identify situations in your day-to-day work that warrant a dispersion analysis? Take this Provenance Consulting sponsored webinar to learn more. In 60 minutes, learn the physical and conceptual meaning of dispersion analysis, when and why you should perform one, and how to...

Modeling Packed Bed Reactors

Archived Webinar
Oct 19, 2017
Do you work with investigations of packed bed reactors? Are you still modeling using the traditional approach of semi-analytical approximations? Learn why and how to model in the COMSOL software. In this 60-minute COMSOL-sponsored webinar, review the basic operation of a packed bed reactor and how...

Fire Behavior: Part 1

Archived Webinar
Oct 11, 2017
What if you could predict fire behavior and better protect your people and structures? Take this webinar to learn more. In 60 minutes, you’ll gain an overview of fire event modeling, how source terms are developed and how to use model predictions to better protect your people and structures. You’ll...

Process Safety Preparedness for Extreme Weather

Archived Webinar
Oct 10, 2017
Plant startups after unplanned shutdown are always a challenge. Recent extreme events, like Hurricanes Harvey and Maria, have added a new level of complexity. This webinar will look at some of the unusual situations brought on by extreme rain, winds, and related phenomena and how they impact...

An Introduction to Process Instrumentation and Control

Archived Webinar
Oct 4, 2017
Don’t let lack of education or experience in process instrumentation/control hold you back. Take this quick introductory webinar. In 60 minutes, you’ll gain an easy-to-understand introduction to the key elements and functionality of process control systems and instrumentation. You’ll examine...

Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition

Archived Webinar
Sep 28, 2017
September`s webinar features Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition. Three selected finalists speak on a variety of experiences on projects covering: Finding optimal parameters for stable drug nanoparticle production to increase dissolution rate ( Kartik Bomb , VIT University,...

Industry Best Practices When Combining HAZOP and LOPA

Archived Webinar
Sep 27, 2017
Are you wondering if HAZOP and LOPA should be combined? Sphera Solutions discusses the pitfalls, industry best practices and more in this sponsored webinar. This 60-minute sponsored webinar looks at the increasing use of LOPA and how the additional effort is leading process safety engineers to seek...

Essentials of PRV Stability

Archived Webinar
Sep 13, 2017
Could undetected pressure relief valve (PRV) installation instability be putting your facility at risk? Join this webinar to find out. In this 60-minute ioMosaic sponsored webinar, gain a better understanding of the risks associated with potentially unstable PRV installations. Then, investigate how...

Teaching Process and Product Design: Part 2

Archived Webinar
Sep 1, 2017
If you’re teaching process and product design, even the most comprehensive textbooks won’t fully prepare you for the challenges you’ll face. Which lecture topics should you choose? What about homework? Find the answers to these and many more commonly asked questions in this two-part, archived...

Teaching Process and Product Design: Part 1

Archived Webinar
Sep 1, 2017
If you’re teaching process and product design, even the most comprehensive textbooks won’t fully prepare you for the challenges you’ll face. Which lecture topics should you choose? What about homework? Find the answers to these and many more commonly asked questions in this two-part, archived...

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