Chemical Engineering

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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

Chemical Engineering

Site Layout Principles 2

Whatever method is used to generate the initial plot plans, once they are generated, major hazard assessments should... Read more

Chemical Engineering; Chemistry

Energy Independence, Energy Security and National Security are Linked

In the second Presidential debate, the topic of US energy independence came up. While the US is certainly... Read more

Chemical Engineering

Site Layout Principles 1

Plant layout proceeds by iteration, but we must start the loop somewhere. Let’s start with whole-site level layout.... Read more

Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Engineering

The How of Layout

Layout designers must satisfy several key criteria in their designs: Efficient, reliable and safe plant operation Safe and... Read more

Chemical Engineering

The What of Plant Layout

One of the challenges of writing a book on plant layout turned out to be the many ways... Read more

Chemical Engineering; Engineering; Materials Science

Why a Canadian Town’s Water Supply Turned Pink

Most of us take it for granted that the taps in our homes will deliver safe and clean... Read more

Chemical Engineering

How Chemical Engineers Are Helping Society Move to a Circular Economy

Thermochemical processes are and will be the most important chemical process affecting our daily lives in the coming... Read more

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