Chemical Engineering

Classic Mistakes in Water and Effluent Treatment Plant Design and Operation #2

In this follow-up to my article on design team errors, I list a few errors more commonly made... Read more

Chemical Engineering

Oversupply, Underskilling and Consequent Underemployment of Chemical Engineering Graduates

Universities, and the various professional engineering institutions worldwide insist that there is a shortage of graduate engineers, yet... Read more

Chemical Engineering

STEM Shortage?

My social media feeds are full of “STEM” promotion activity by well-meaning engineers, persuaded to address a supposed... Read more

Chemical Engineering

Classic Mistakes in Water and Effluent Treatment Plant Design and Operation #1

My new book “ An Applied Guide to Water and Effluent Treatment Plant Design” is available for preorder... Read more

Chemical Engineering

Process Design of Water and Effluent Treatment Plants

I’m just finishing my third book, An Applied Guide to Water and Effluent Treatment Plant Design. What qualifies... Read more

Chemical Engineering; Chemistry

What is Chemical Engineering?

What is chemical engineering? Perhaps it all depends on where you are standing. The following is of course... Read more

Chemical Engineering

Planning Layout Activities #2

Plant layout is a subset of process plant design, which itself fits into the wider background of an... Read more

Chemical Engineering

Planning Layout Activities # 1

Though there is no universally followed process plant design methodology, in professional practice, design is always staged. These... Read more

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