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CEP: November 2012

The November cover story, "Are We Covered? Understand the Strengths and Weeknesses of a Patenting Policy," describes how a detailed laboratory notebook is one of the most valuable assets at an engineer’s disposal when negotiating the pathway to a patent. Other topics include best practices for heat tracing pilot plants, cutting agitator power costs and optimizing distillation.

CEP: October 2012

This month's cover story looks at smart manufacturing and how the U.S. can keep it's competitive edge by moving to the next generation.

CEP: September 2012

This month's cover story focuses on bio-based materials for biomedical implants. Other topics include selecting heat exchanger tube inserts; handling acids and caustics safely and discrete element method modeling.

CEP: August 2012

This issue addresses the challenges with the Shale Gas Supply Chain, Expanding the Shale Gas Infrastructure, Getting the Gas Out of the Ground, and more.

CEP: July 2012

This issue covers alarm management, virtual process engineering, centrifuge selection, and more.

CEP: June 2012

This month's CEP features Process Safety and Corporate Responsibility, Safety Data Sheets, Nitrogen by Pressure Swing Adsortion, and Harnessing Electricity to Operate Valves. Plus, read a special international focus on The Netherlands.

CEP: May 2012

This month’s issue of CEP focuses on bio-based materials, looking at both the opportunities and challenges. You’ll also find in this issue a guide to intellectual property for ChEs, updates on the latest news, and much more.

CEP: April 2012

This month, CEP's Back to Basics looks at minimizing the risks of flammable materials. Also covered are bulk solids segregation problems, Taiwan’s chemical industry, news about the latest in chemical engineering, from nanoglue to carbon management and a progress report on the recovery of Japan’s chemical industry.

CEP: March 2012

In March, CEP features include controlling corrosion in cooling towers, optimizing energy use in distillation, safe use of nitrogen, change management for engineers, and much more.

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.

CEP: January 2012

This month CEP kicks off a series of articles about engineers and social media and also launches YPOV, a new column for Young Professionals, which looks this month at how community service and volunteer activities can provide exceptional opportunities for career building.

CEP: December 2011

This month, CEP Magazine features a look at using practical thermodynamics for process simulation, in addition to covering a variety of other topics from nanotechnology to pumps and the South Korean chemical industry.