CEP: November 2002 From bench-scale chemists to process engineers - industry professionals are increasingly aware of the need to improve the drug development process. We employ tools like biocatalysis, highthroughput screening, process simulation and streamlined chromatography... Share It's Time to Consider Human Factors in Alarm Management November2002InstrumentationIan NimmoImplement these procedures to consider human factors, not simply human error, in control-room architecture and reduce the chance for incidents in the plant. Industrial Ecology: A Chemical Engineering Challenge November2002Environmental ManagementDavid T. Allen, R. Scott ButnerIndustrial ecology involves turning wastes into raw materials -- an art that chemical engineers have practiced for decades. Compact Heat Exchangers -- Part 3: Retrofit Heat Recovery Networks With Plate Exchangers November2002Heat TransferChristopher Haslego, Graham T. Polley Pinch analysis retrofit procedures can be extended to handle compact exchangers. Ease Control Valve Selection November2002Fluids and Solids HandlingKiran Nair, Liyakat Jaffer, Meredith Chapeaux, Sheetal Patel, Trevor BishopWith so many types and options available, choosing the right control valve can seem daunting. Selection can be simplified by considering the process fluid, the service requirements, how the various valves function, and seeing how each valve will... Advanced Cubic Equations of State: When and How to Use Them November2002InstrumentationChorng H. Twu, Vince Tassone, Wayne SimUnderstanding the strengths and limitations of a cubic equation of state (CEOS) is crucial for selecting the right one for your flowsheet simulation. Navigate Phase Equilibria via Residue Curve Maps November2002Reactions and SeparationsRaymond N. French, George J. Koplos, Waldo E. de VilliersThese maps provide a rapid, graphical means to visualize the separation possibilities and constraints of azeotropic ternary systems. They also help check the soundness of models used to predict equilibrium data. Succeed in Business in Eastern Europe November2002Career CatalystLionel F. Laroche, Susan MoreyEastern Europe is a significant potential market for Western corporations. There are plenty of opportunities for success if you learn to do business in a way that meshes with Eastern European expectations of how business should be done. 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.