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A Novel Membrane Bioreactor for By-Product Reco...

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Metallocene Catalyst Breakthrough

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Chemistry Related Mishaps

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Capitalizing on Nanotechnology

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Building New Body Parts

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Nitric Acid: The Other Strong Acid

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Dangers in Organic Nitro Compound Reactions

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Organic Clays for Treating Oil and Gas Pipelines

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Osmotic Distillation

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Basics of Phase Equilibria

Nov 08 2010 01:10 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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A Lesson Learned from Plants

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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What About Plastics?

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Archived Articles

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Cooling Towers: Design and Operation Considerat...

Nov 08 2010 12:50 PM | Chris Haslego in Heat Transfer

Cooling towers are a very important part of many chemical plants. They represent a relatively inexpensive and dependable means of removing low grade heat from cooling water.The make-up water source is used to replenish water lost to evaporation. Hot wa...

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Jacketed Vessel Design

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Guest in Heat Transfer

Jacketing a process vessel provided excellent heat transfer in terms of efficiency, control and product quality. All liquids can be used as well as steam and other high temperature vapor circulation. The temperature and velocity of the heat transfer me...

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Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Water...

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | bspang in Physical Properties

Water is not only one of the most common substances and indispensable to life, it's also one of the most important media in engineering applications. Steam engines with water as the working fluid were at the beginning of the industrial revolution. The...

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Relieve Valve Set Pressures

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | pleckner in Safety and Pressure Relief

As the title of this column implies, I intend to present various topics related to Process Engineering Design based on my knowledge and experiences. I will convey what approaches I think you should be taking. I will stress "the correct way" so don't ex...

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Packed Column Design

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Chris Haslego in Separation Technology

Designing a randomly packed column is a subtle blend of art and science. Packed columns are most frequently used to remove contaminants from a gas stream (absorption). However, packed columns can also be used to remove volatile components from a liquid...

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Physical Properties on the Internet

Jun 16 2011 09:50 PM | Chris Haslego in Physical Properties

Finding physical properties on the internet can lead to an interesting journey. Here, we've compiled a list of some of the best sites that we've found over the years. Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Water and SteamDr. Bernhard Spang presents...

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Biosorption

Dec 13 2010 01:52 PM | Chris Haslego in Separation Technology

Biosorption is the binding and concentration of heavy metals from aqueous solutions (even very dilute ones) by certain types of inactive, dead, microbial biomass6. Pioneering research on biosorption of heavy metals has led to the identification of a nu...

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Aug 24 2011 10:50 PM | Chris Haslego in Articles

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Measure Discharge Flow from a Horizontal Pipe

Nov 08 2010 01:30 PM | Chris Haslego in Calculations and Tips

Ever been confronted with the exit of a horizontal pipe full of flow?  Wouldn't it be nice if there was a simple method to determine the flow rate in the pipe?  Here's a method that may help. This works surprisingly well and is very easy to do. All m...

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Chemistry of Photography

Nov 08 2010 01:30 PM | Chris Haslego in Other Topics

While it is easy to make comparisons between the pupil of the eye and the f-stop of a camera or between the retina of the eye and photographic film, once we get past the basic similarities of the optics of the two systems, comparisons begin to rapidly...

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Pervaporation: An Overiew

Nov 08 2010 01:20 PM | Guest in Separation Technology

Pervaporation, in its simplest form, is an energy efficient combination of membrane permeation and evaporation.   It's considered an attractive alternative to other separation methods for a variety of processes.  For example, with the low temperature...

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Developing a New Drug

Nov 08 2010 01:30 PM | Chris Haslego in Other Topics

The purpose of this article is to look at how drugs are developed today in the modern world and how the chemical engineer is instrumental in the development of new drugs.  Let's first take a look at how the development of a new drug begins.  It is in...

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Methanol Plant Capacity Enhancement

Nov 08 2010 01:30 PM | Guest in Process and Reactions

 The authors share their experience in debottlenecking a methanol plant at GNFC Ltd.  The project involved the commissioning of a state of the art Isothermal reactor from Linde. GNFC is located at Bharuch, Gujarat  India and is engaged in manufactur...

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