CEP: January 2010 Chemical engineering has undergone a tremendous evolution since AIChE was founded in 1908, as the November 2008 Centennial Celebration issue of CEP so vividly illustrated... Share Save Energy Through Automation January2010InstrumentationDouglas C. WhiteIdentifying the right automation investments — those with low costs and high impacts — can result in millions of dollars in energy savings for petrochemical plants. <br> Simplify Experimental Design January2010Computational MethodsJoseph F. LouvarSave time and money by using this approach to fractional-factorial design of experiments (DOE) for studies involving six or seven variables. <br> The Reference Process Demystified January2010Career CatalystLisa L. WalkerThe people you identify as references in your job search act as your ambassadors to a potential employer. Choosing references who can paint a clear picture of your strengths and potential can be a decisive advantage in your employment campaign. Audit Your Emissions Inventory January2010Environmental ManagementJeffrey H. SiegellSome emissions reports include data that are based on faulty assumptions and methodologies. This article presents an effective approach to auditing your emissions inventory to maximize the representativeness of the reports you submit. <br> Determine the Optimum Number of Process Trains January2010Back To BasicsGregory T. BenzThis article demonstrates that the repair and expense costs of process trains are not proportional to their capital costs and that, in most cases, building one plant with a single process train is the most economically efficient choice. <br>... 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.