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Revisiting “Seven chemical separations to change the world”

Posted on July 4th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

In an earlier post I covered a recent article published in the journal Nature[1], listing what Georgia Institute of Technology chemical engineers Ryan Lively and David Sholl believe are the top seven industrial chemical purifications with the highest potential to lower energy use, emissions, and pollution at a global scale. Continue reading “Revisiting “Seven chemical separations to change the world”” »

Common Pitfalls in Conversion of Units in Chemical Engineering Calculations

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

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Chemical engineers need to clearly understand units of measurement to be able to apply them in so-called pseudo-empirical equations correctly as well as to convert, express, document and communicate the units in correspondence, operating instructions and publications. Continue reading “Common Pitfalls in Conversion of Units in Chemical Engineering Calculations” »