CEP: June 2009 Not a day goes by that I don't see something about climate change cross my desk. So, what is our role in the climate change space?... Share Celebrate Your Work & Have Fun June2009Career Catalyst Climate Change - What Does the Research Mean? June2009Critical IssuesMichael J. Economides, Xina XieClaims within the science community about whether and how global warming is affecting hurricane intensity and frequency, the ice field of Mount Kilimanjaro, and the polar ice masses are inconsistent and warrant further investigation before any... Predictive Modeling in Catalysis - From Dream to Reality June2009On The HorizonAna G. MaldonadoIn silicocatalyst optimization is the ultimate application of computers in catalysis. This article provides an overview of the basic concepts of predictive modeling and describes how this technique can be used in catalyst and reaction design. Driving Profitability with Swaps and Exchanges June2009ManagementFrank ErzingerSwap and exchange programs can significantly reduce logistics costs, as well as an organization’s carbon footprint. Despite its potential, the technique is often constrained by commercial, technical and operational concerns. Predicting Emissivities of Combustion Gases June2009Heat TransferAlireza Bahadori, Hari B. VuthaluruUse this new correlation, which employs easy-to-solve algebraic equations to estimate gas emissivities, to simplify the design and optimization of boilers, furnaces and other combustion equipment. The Case for Double Mechanical Seals June2009Back To BasicsJack BergUsing double mechanical seals as part of thermoplastic pumps can prevent costly downtime and environmental damage. 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.