CEP: February 2012 February’s issue of CEP magazine looks at heat exchanger baffling and environmental law for chemical engineers, plus offers tips for dealing with yield-stress slurries and much more. Editorial When I applied for the position of editor-in-chief, I submitted an editorial vision statement to the Publication Committee. My vision revolved around publishing high-quality articles that... Read More Share Selecting Baffles for Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers February2012Heat TransferSalem BouhairieBaffles play a crucial role in regulating shellside fluid flow and improving heat transfer between shellside and tubeside process fluids. Here's how to choose the correct baffle to meet process requirements. Environmental Law for Chemical Engineers February2012Back To BasicsMary Ellen TernesA basic understanding of environmental law is beneficial for all chemical engineers. Learn how laws are proposed, made, and implemented, and ways to avoid incurring unnecessary penalties. Determining Torque Split for Multiple Impellers in Slurry Mixing February2012Fluids and Solids HandlingGregory T. Benz, P.E.Yield-stress slurries, such as those used in paper, biofuel, and polymer production, can be difficult to mix. This article explains how to determine torque requirements for multiple-impeller slurry-mixing systems to optimize tank geometry and... Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine or purchase an article reprint? Learn more about Reprints and Permissions.