CEP: December 2003 As a professional in the chemical industry, you've probably never considered the impact this sector can have on the educational success of students in this country. And you may not have considered that even though the chemical industry's output will grow over the course of the next decade, a recent U.S. Dept. of Labor report offers a glimpse at a radically different job market for future chemical workers... Share Inherent Security: Protecting Process Plants Against Threats December2003SafetyPaul BaybuttThe best defense against deliberate acts, such as terrorism, sabotage, vandalism or theft, is the application of inherent security principles to facility design and operation. Mining Intellectual Property for Profits December2003ManagementDaniel PaulyA proverbial gold min may be buried within your patent portfolio. Here's how to capitalize on those assets. Matching Your Process Constraints Using Dynamic Simulation December2003Information TechnologyIban Grau, Jose J. Macias-Hernandez, Miquel A. AlosA rigorous dynamic process simulator can be used to evaluate alternative control strategies for an exothermic reacting process in order to improve its safety and product quality. Evaluating Dryers for New Services December2003Heat TransferCharles G. MoyersContinuous dryers are accurately and easily evaluated using laboratory-scale simulators combined with the specific drying rate approach. The Price is Right -- Or Is It? December2003ManagementGlen Rosentrater - Contractors' quotes often differ significantly -- by up to 30% is not uncommon, and may be legitimate. Here's how to analyze bids to be able to award a fairly priced contract. Marketing Your Professional Expertise to Attorneys December2003Career CatalystRosalie HamiltonWhen you see an expert testify in a legal case on TV and think I could do that, you may be right. Here's what you need to know to become a litigation support consultant. 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.