CEP: February 2002 Any discussion of energy and the environment is not complete without an engineer's perspective of the present and future scenario for fuel cells. In August, General Motors announced that it is developing stationary proton-exchange-membrane (PEM)-based fuel cell systems for homes and office buildings... Share Integrate EHS for Better Process Design February2002Process DevelopmentLisa BendixenGet a jump on process development by addressing environmental, health and safety (EHS) issues together early in the design and development cycle. The result will be a better process and lower costs. Fluid Properties and New Technologies: Connecting Design with Reality February2002Physical PropertiesAllan H. Harvey, Arno LaeseckeAddressing the challenges outlined here will help ensure that engineers of the future have the data they need. Optimize Mixing by Selecting the Proper Baffles February2002Fluids and Solids HandlingJulian B. Fasano, Kevin J. Myers, Mark F. ReederIt is common knowledge that baffles promote better flow in an agitated vessel, but how to apply them and what kind to use take some ingenuity. Get More Out of Single-Stage Distillation February2002Reactions and SeparationsErnest A. Perkins , Ryan C. Schad Try these practical ways to boost capacity, increase product quality or reduce cycle time in batch and continuous systems. Step into the Virtual Plant February2002InstrumentationGregory K McMillan, Mark S Sowell III, Michael M MansyThe ability to warehouse process and control system knowledge offers a vast potential for improved operations by sharing a common source of information and avoiding data duplication. Terrorist-Proof Your Plant -- Chemical Plant Safety - Applying the Tools of the Trade to New Risk February2002ManagementMark E. Kilburn, Nathan A. Kimmerle, Patrick T. Ragan, Stephen H. Roberts In light of the events of September 11, make sure your plant's safety plan accounts for acts of terrorism and sabotage. Prevent Cyber Attacks -- Are Your Plants and Pipelines Safe from Cyber Attack? February2002ManagementDavid J. TeumimAn understanding of security principles and terminology can help chemical and control engineers relate to the emerging threats of conventional and cyber terrorism. Keeping Global Teams Going February2002Career CatalystLionel F. LarocheGlobal teams can maintain their effectiveness by using the right communication tools, following good communication practices, working at building and maintaining trust, and taking cultural differences into account. 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.