CEP: November 2011 This month, CEP takes a close look at vaccines, from basic approaches for vaccine creation to safety and manufacturing. Editorial Even though my family's home computers have all been DOS- or Windowsbased PCs, I spend most of my day writing and editing on a Mac. When the CEP editorial office switched to Macs in the early 1990s, it took me some time to get used to the new way... Read More Share An Introduction to Immunity and Vaccines November2011SBE Special SectionDerek LapiskaAn understanding of the basic approach to creating vaccines, as well as how vaccines confer immunity, is essential to developing safe and cost-effective formulations. Chemical Engineering Perspectives on Vaccine Production November2011SBE Special SectionJohn G. Aunins, Michael E. Laska, Jose M. Otero, Bret R. PhillipsFundamental chemical and bioprocess engineering principles and tools will be key to developing and manufacturing vaccines and expanding their availability around the world. Nitrogen: A Security Blanket for the Chemical Industry November2011Fluids and Solids HandlingBill Carlson, Joe Dumoit, Paul Yanisko, Shiying ZhengThe benefits of nitrogen blanketing include improved process safety, better product quality, and longer equipment life. Here's how to achieve the desired safety or quality results while minimizing costs. SBE Update: Vaccine Production November2011SBE Special SectionMiriam Cortes-Caminero Choose the Right Electric Motors for Hazardous Locations November2011Back To BasicsUriah Van AmeromRisks associated with operating an electric motor in hazardous areas range from production downtime to injury and death. Learn how to assess the operating environment and select the appropriate motor. Measuring Temperature by Indirect Means November2011Back To BasicsGary FreemerNoncontacting infrared thermometers can be used in many applications that are too harsh or impractical for thermocouples and resistance temperature detectors. Understand their principles of operation and their advantages and limitations to select... Learn by Wandering Around November2011Career CatalystRoss TopliffWalking, listening, and learning are three easy steps that promote good communication and can yield high dividends. 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.