CEP: June 2007 Share The Rise of China - Progress at What Price? June2007News FeatureBoonsri DickinsonAs China undergoes an industrial revolution, its once pristine lands are being choked by pollution from coal-fired plants. Spurred by the upcoming 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China is quickly cleaning the air. And, it has long-term plans to invest... Tools to Model Multiphase Separation June2007Fluids and Solids HandlingDavid Connolly, Saeid Mokhatab, Timothy NewtonThe flow fields in multiphase separators are often extremely complicated, making it difficult to model such systems. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and visual dynamic modeling (VDM) can be used together to overcome some of the challenges. The Road to Sustainability June2007Special SectionDarlene SchusterWhat are some of the resources available to support industry's implementation of sustainability? Benchmarking Sustainability June2007Special SectionDarlene Schuster, Calvin Cobb, Darlene Schuster, Beth Beloff and Dicksen Tanzil Unlike other sustainability indices, the AIChE Sustainability Index (SI) accounts for key factors that are fundamental to the chemical process industries. Keeping the Competitive Edge June2007Special SectionLise LaurinApplying the total cost assessment (TCA) methodology, which accounts for intangibles, provides a more complete evaluation of costs and benefits with the risks associated with them. Predesign for Pollution Prevention and Control June2007Environmental ManagementGael D. Ulrich, Palligarnai T. VasudevanA plant's intrinsic cleanliness is determined during the predesign stage. This article provides guidance for making critical decisions during preliminary design. 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.