CEP: June 2001 Heated discussions about global climate change have been taking place for years. But, in recent months, this topic has received a great deal of attention as a result of President Bush's announcement that he will not honor the 1997 Kyoto Protocol requirements that were accepted by the Clinton Administration (CEP, January, p. 25)... Share Take Another Look at Steam Traps June2001Fluids and Solids HandlingS. Raghavi ChariThink twice before installing a steam trap. In the case of superheated lines, steam traps may prove to be a waste of time, effort, and money Uncovering the Realities of Simulation, Part 2 June2001Computational MethodsAndrew Vieler, Marco S. Satyro, Rajeev Agarwal, Yau-Kun Li, Oscar SantollaniSimulation software is a commonly used design tool, thanks mainly to its availability on the desktop. However, one has to understand thermodynamic basics before accepting the desktop's final answer. Select the Right Spray Nozzle June2001Reactions and SeparationsPeter Welander, Terra L. VincentFinding the proper nozzle for specific applications doesn't have to be difficult. By applying basic concepts of nozzle technology, you can create a droplet profile that best suits your needs. Account for Uncertainty in New Product Development June2001ManagementGavin Sinclair , Gary BlauNew product development projects can be risky business. Learn how to incorporate uncertainty and risk analysis into the new product development process. Finding Your Career Path by Finding Yourself June2001Career CatalystEileen Sharaga - Having an understanding of your skills and talents, particularly transferrable ones, will lead you to greater self-awareness, which will give you a greater capacity for achieving success. Runaway Reactions - Consider Bottom Venting for Reactive Liquids June2001SafetyKenneth L. Walter, Victor H. Edwards Avoid runaway reactions by selecting the right pressure-relief system. In certain situations, passive bottom-venting can be an improvement over conventional top-venting pressure relief systems. Carbon Sequestration: An Option for Mitigating Global Climate Change June2001Environmental ManagementRobert L. Kane, Daniel E. KleinWith greenhouse gases currently in the spotlight, the potential benefits of carbon dioxide capture are too great to ignore. Find out what research and development are currently underway. Optimize Heat Exchanger Cleaning Schedules June2001Heat TransferBruce A. Barna, Chris D. Gosling, Brendan R. O'DonnelGet the most out of your heat exchanger by evaluating the trade-offs between a one-time expenditure and reduced operating expenses, increased income, and/or longer operating life span. Brendan R. O'Donnell - Bruce A. Barna - Chris D. Gosling - 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.