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Polymer Melt Flow Through Piping

Posted by ankur2061 , in Technical 12 September 2010 - - - - - - · 4,449 views

A long part of my career was spent in polymer production, specifically Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). In the initial years (circa. 1986) when I was working as an Operations Engineer, the technology in India was still pre-dominantly batch production. Some of the technologies for PET batch production were 'ICI' and 'Monsanto'. Today these...


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Petroleum Technology Part I - Terminology & Classification Of Petroleum

Posted by ankur2061 , in Technical 05 September 2010 - * * * * * · 3,922 views
petroleum, terminology and 1 more...
Quite some time back (about 6 years back) I had done some write-up using known references for Petroleum technology. The blog on petroleum glossary was just one part of it. Fossil fuels (specially petroleum) will continue to play a major part in the lives of man-kind for another century or so until we run out of these resources to the extent of economical...


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Petroleum Glossary

Posted by ankur2061 , in Technical 28 August 2010 - * - - - - · 2,833 views
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Many times we look forward to meanings and definitions for petroleum production and processing related terms. Quite some time back I had compiled my own little glossary of petroleum terms with the best available resources and here is what I came up with:

Aniline Point
: It is defined as the temperature of a binary liquid solution at which equal parts...


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The Lighter Side Of Engineering - Engineering Humor

Posted by ankur2061 , in Humor 22 August 2010 - * * * * * · 3,856 views
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REAL ENGINEERS... · Real Engineers consider themselves well dressed if their socks match.
· Real Engineers buy their spouses a set of matched screwdrivers for their birthday.
· Real Engineers wear mustaches or beards for "efficiency". Not because they're lazy.
· Real engineers have a non-technical vocabulary of 800 words.
· Real...


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Faq On Process Design Engineering

Posted by ankur2061 , in For Students and Young Engineers 12 August 2010 - * * * * * · 7,289 views

I have encountered a lot of fresh chemical engineering graduates from college who joined as "trainees" in the engineering consultancy field and inevitably they have a lot of questions on what process design engineering is all about?

Some of the frequently asked questions (FAQ's) are what are the activities that a process design engineer do,...






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