CEP: August 2001 For many of us, when we flip a switch, we automatically expect a surge of energy to power up a process - whether it's something as simple as turning on the lights or as complicated as running critical equipment in a process plant... Share Bridge the Gap with Semicontinuous Distillation August2001Reactions and SeparationsJames R. Phimister , Warren D. SeiderThis processing strategy combines the advantages of batch and continuous operation, providing flexibility and efficiency in a single design. Checking Out the Competition August2001ManagementGary StreetDevelop a winning game plan by following these logical steps to competitive assessment. Over 40? Make the Most of It! August2001Career CatalystBettina SeidmanSavvy employers are learning to value experienced engineers. Here's how you can take advantage of this trend. Success Strategies for the Mid-Career Engineer August2001Career CatalystElizabeth FeehanHere's how to take stock of your career and identify and explore a wide range of opportunities so you can decide where you want to go and develop a career plan for getting there. Estimate Storage Tank Emissions August2001Environmental ManagementJimmy PeressUse this shortcut to quickly determine emissions from fixed-roof storage tanks. Select Heat-Transfer Fluids for Low-Temperature Applications August2001Heat TransferSatish C. MohapatraConsider such factors as thermophysical properties, toxicity, environmental concerns, and economics when choosing a fluid. Find the Optimum Flash Dryer to Remove Surface Moisture August2001Fluids and Solids HandlingOve B. Christiansen, Mary Sutera Sardo With short residence times and various design options, these dryers are an efficient and economical choice for a wide variety of solids. Process Control for Microreactors August2001InstrumentationDon Humbert, Lech Znamirowski, Olgierd A. Palusinski, Sarma VrudhulaField-programmable analog arrays coupled with microreactor technology promise to change the way plants are built, as well as the methods by which their processes are designed and controlled. Use a Comprehensive Database to Better Manage Process Safety August2001SafetyBrian D. KellyFind out if your database is large enough to be meaningful and whether it is being used to its fullest extent. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine? It’s easy to request permission to reuse content. Simply click here to connect instantly to licensing services, where you can choose from a list of options regarding how you would like to reuse the desired content and complete the transaction.