CEP: February 2001 Like most business and trade publications, CEP includes a reader service card- or bingo card as we sometimes call it- to enable you to request information from advertisers. Fill in your name and address, drop the card in the mail, and in a little while you have a catalog, data sheet or other literature from the company or companies whose "circle numbers" you indicated... Share Take the Tedium Out of Writing Process Descriptions February2001InstrumentationMichael J. GentilcoreSetting up a special function and a shorthand system on a spreadsheet can improve the descriptions needed for implementing a process control system, while minimizing the monotony in writing them. Use Limited Life-Cycle Analysis for Environmental Decision Making February2001Environmental ManagementRobert P. Vignes LLCA compares the relative impacts of alternatives that may be considered anywhere during a product’s life cycle. Here’s how to perform such an evaluation. Properly Purge and Inert Storage Vessels February2001SafetyGeorge R. Kinsley Jr.Inert gases are used to prevent fires and explosions in the vapor spaces of equipment. Correct selection of oxygen concentration and inert gas flow rate are critical to ensuring safety. Prepare for a Different Future February2001OpinionCalvin B. CobbThe U.S. industrial landscape is changing dramatically. This has significant implications for our profession and individual chemical engineers. Choose Materials for High-Temperature Environments February2001MaterialsPeter ElliottHigh temperatures, stresses, and the presence of elements such as oxygen, sulfur, or the halogens can add up to trouble. Here is how to screen candidate alloys for such service. Make the Most of Your Emotional Intelligence February2001Career CatalystClare MarshallDevelop your emotional competencies and use them effectively in your professional and personal lives. 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.