CEP: September 2002 When it comes to dealing with carbon dioxide, it may be more reasonable to sidestep the argument over whether it is necessary to reduce CO2 emissions because they contribute to global warming and simply accept that the argument is over... Share Compact Heat Exchangers, Part 1: Designing Plate-and-Frame Heat Exchangers September2002Heat TransferChristopher Haslego, Graham T. PolleyUse these design charts for preliminary sizing. Size Depressurization and Relief Devices for Pressurized Segments Exposed to Fire September2002SafetyPer SalaterPiping and equipment must withstand fires without rupturing. This can be accomplished by properly designing relief and depressurization systems and using passive fire protection,when needed. Options for Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers: New, Used or Upgraded? September2002Environmental ManagementJames T. GalloDo you need additional capacity or better performance from your existing RTO? Here's how to evaluate whether to upgrade the existing unit, purchase a new system, or buy used equipment. Engineering to Business: Optimizing Asset Utilization Through Process Engineering September2002Information TechnologyAndy Howell, Kevin Hanson, Vikas Dhole, Wayne SimAsset owners who integrate the process engineering, operations and business lifecycles of their facilities can improve return-on-capital by up to 4%. Use this virtual-asset model (VAM) to optimize your business assets. Hydrogen: Liability or Asset? September2002Reactions and SeparationsDennis Vauk, Ian Moore, Nick HallaleIn a petroleum refinery, viewing hydrogen as an asset rather than a liability can lead to increased profits. The key is in the mindset. A typical investor uses money to make money. This article shows you how to use hydrogen to make money. Caught in the Act September2002Career CatalystJody UrquhartTo acknowledge people in a meaningful way, catch them doing good things and recognize their efforts. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine or purchase an article reprint? Learn more about Reprints and Permissions.