CEP: September 2007

Images of pristine snowcapped mountains are what come to mind when I think of Salt Lake City (SLC). It's hard not to think that when SLC was the 2002 host of the Winter Olympics. So why is AIChE holding its Annual Meeting there?...

Nanotechnology: Cause for Concern?

News Feature
Kristine Chin
Nanotechnology— it's a small science with big stakes. Some of the unique properties that make nanoscale materials useful may also pose hazards to humans and the environment. Can the EPA find a way to effectively regulate these tiny high-tech...

Selecting Elbows for Pneumatic Conveying Systems

Fluids and Solids Handling
Paul Wagner
The right elbow can keep your system operating at peak performance, reduce maintenance costs, and minimize material attrition and elbow wear. This article describes common elbows and outlines factors to consider when selecting one.

Avoid Common Pitfalls When Using Henry's Law

Environmental Management
Allan H. Harvey, Francis L. Smith
Here is practical guidance on the use of Henry's law in engineering calculations and how to account for the temperature dependence of the Henry's constant— which is often ignored but which can be crucial for accurate process design.

Create Business Value Through Process Modeling

Bernard McGarvey
As businesses strive to improve productivity, process modeling can be a powerful tool. This article explores the role of modeling in enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of process development and manufacturing.
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