CEP: June 2002 Cultural change necessarily involves resistance to change. This sentiment often rings true for advancements in technology. On pages 12-13 of this issue, contributing editor Alan Brown asks the question, "Web-based plant design tools are ready, but are engineers?"... Share Evaluate Temperature Gradients in Fired Heaters June2002Heat TransferAlan CrossUse this method to predict the temperature of the flue gas leaving the radiant section of a direct-fired process heater. Narrowing Down the Equipment Choices for Particle Size Reduction June2002Fluids and Solids HandlingHerman PurutyanProperties of the feed, specifications for the product, and processing and industry considerations all play a role in selecting the optimum crusher or mill. How Good Are Your Data? June2002InstrumentationScott D. BarnickiSome thoughts on the measurement and interpretation of vapor-liquid equilibrium Take a Hands-on Approach to Refinery Troubleshooting June2002Reactions and SeparationsDana LairdThe solution to a process problem isn't found by sitting behind your desk, but by going into the plant and carrying out tests and evaluating data. Getting Started: Six Sigma Control of Chemical Operations June2002ManagementJames M. WheelerThe success of Six Sigma vs. classic quality metrics lies in its ability to more usefully measure defects. Improve Your Position Where You Are June2002Career CatalystKate WendletonBasic job-hunting skills such as staying aware and making yourself marketable are also key to advancing your career with your present employer. Reduce VOC and HAP Emissions June2002Environmental ManagementEdward C. Moretti Follow this roadmap to understand the abatement technologies available for controlling emissions of volaitle organic compounds and hazardous air pollutants and the criteria for choosing among them. 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.