CEP: March 2004 The profession of chemical engineering is changing more rapidly, and possibly more radically, than at any time in its history. The American Institute of Chemical Engineers is currently contending with difficulties that are exacerbated by these changes... Share Exposing Coriolis Mass Flowmeters' Dirty Little Secrets March2004InstrumentationJames R. ReiznerCoriolis technology appears to be the perfect technology. But, upon closer inspection, a key flaw is revealed - the inability to accurately and consistently measure two-phase flow and aerated liquids. Understanding Reactive Chemical Incidents March2004SafetyJohn F. Murphy In order to avoid incidents involving reactive chemical hazards, it is useful to understand the types of chemicals and types of equipment involved, as well as the root causes of the incidents. Classifying Reactive Chemicals March2004SafetyM. Sam Mannan, Sanjeev R. Saraf, William J. RogersThis simple classification scheme can be used to characterize the thermal instability risks posed by reactive chemicals in a process. Apply Solubility Theory for Process Improvements March2004Reactions and SeparationsMichael J. GentilcoreFor solid compounds that dissolve in solvents but do not ionize, the thermodynamics of solubility can provide valuable predictions and insights. Estimating Compressed Liquid Volumes for Alcohols and Diols March2004Fluids and Solids HandlingJohn Garvin The equivalent critical pressure may be used in the Thomson equation to accurately calculate compressed volumes for highly polar fluids at high pressures. Getting Your P.E. License March2004Career CatalystReginaldo A. MontagueThis article explains the process of obtaining a P.E. license, offers suggestions for preparing and taking the exam, and discusses requirements for maintaining the license. 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.