13th Apr 2014
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Environmental Impacts of Waste Incineration

Incineration of municipal waste can cause a number of environmental problems, as this article discusses

30th Mar 2014
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Electric Motors on Chemical Plants

Electric motors are common drive units on process plant. This article gives an introduction to electric motors for process engineers

10th Mar 2014
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Water conservation in textile industry

The textile industry is a major user of water. This article discusses water conservation in textiles.

08th Jan 2014
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Gas Specific Heat Capacity Data

Approximate specific heat capacity data for common gases over a range of temperatures

13th Dec 2013
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Designing Burners

This article gives an overview of burner technology.

31st Aug 2013
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Introduction to Heat Capacity

An introduction to Heat Capacity - giving approximate values for some common materials.

18th Apr 2013
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Liquid Flash Points

Flash Point is a key measure of a liquids flammability. This article defines Flash Point and gives data for common flammable liquids.

04th Mar 2013
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Process Engineering Recruitment Agents

Many jobs within process engineering are filled using specialist recruitment agencies. This article lists a number of these agencies with links to their websites/

04th Mar 2013
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Chemical Engineering Textbooks

This article presents a list of textbooks of use to practising Chemical Engineers,

04th Mar 2013
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Confined Space Entry

Working in confined spaces is one of the most dangerous jobs in the process industries. This article provides some guidance and advice on where to find further information.

04th Mar 2013
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Ageing of Chemical Plants

Many chemical plants, espicially in Europe and North America, are operating beyond their original design life. This poses particular challenges which are discussed in this article

04th Mar 2013
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UK Legislation Affecting Chemical Engineers

An article giving some of the most common pieces of UK legislation affecting the Chemical Engineers.

04th Mar 2013
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Disaster at Bhopal

The accident in Bhopal 1984 was arguably the worst disaster in the history of the Chemical Industry. Like most accidents, Bhopal could have been avoided. This article tells the story of Bhopal and what lessons can be drawn.

04th Mar 2013
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Chemical Engineering Courses

A list of UK universities offering Chemical Engineering degree courses - with links.

04th Mar 2013
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Temperature Measurement

An article describing methods of temperature measurement encountered on Process Plants.

04th Mar 2013
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Level Gauges

Measurement of liquid level in tanks and vessels is essential on a process plant. This article describes different level measurement methods.

04th Mar 2013
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Distillation Column Internals

A description of different distillation internals - including trays and packing

04th Mar 2013
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Introduction to Distillation

An introduction to the key concepts behind distillation - including batch distillation.

04th Mar 2013
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Types of Flowmeters

An article describing many of the most common types of flowmeter used in industry.

04th Mar 2013
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Pressure Gauges

Pressure gauges are a common sight on process plant. This article presents the main ones.

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