CEP: October 2003 You can't teach someone common sense, or can you? The principles of inherent safety, first formalized by Trevor Kletz quite some years ago, are purely based on common sense... Share Support Vector Machines: A Useful Tool for Process Engineering Applications October2003Computational MethodsM. Agrawal, A. M. Jade, V. K. Jayaraman, B. D. KulkarniThe superior classification and regression abilities of the recently introduced support vector machines offer an attractive alternative to solve a number of process engineering problems. Piecing Together a Sustainable Development Strategy October2003ManagementDawn G. RittenhouseHere's how to assess your organization's performance on environmental, economic and social issues and prepare a plan to improve its sustainability. Reduce Dust Explosions the Inherently Safer Way October2003Fluids and Solids HandlingA. G. Dastidar, Faisal I. Khan, P. R. AmyotteThis article is aimed at the development of a framework for dust explosion prevention and mitigation that explicitly incorporates the principles of inherent safety. As distinguished from engineered and procedural safety features, inherent safety... Is Your Dust Collection System An Explosion Hazard? October2003SafetyVahid Ebadat, Ph.D.The prevalence of dust explosions in dust collection units may be due to the fact that the hazards posed by the powders handled are not fully understood or that explosion preventive and protective control measures are insufficient or absent. This... Process Intensification: Has Its Time Finally Come? October2003On The HorizonCostas Tsouris, Joseph V. PorcelliMany new technologies are being developed, but several important barriers must be overcome before process intensification is widely adopted. Efficiently Solve Complex Calculations October2003Information TechnologyMordechai Shacham, Neima Brauner , Michael B. CutlipReduce the chances of computational errors by following this technique, which combines the use of a standard spreadsheet with a numerical software package. Stay Ahead of Time October2003Career CatalystJudi HamptonThese tips will help you develop time management and delegation skills to make you more efficient and more effective in your job. 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.