Here is new edition of Chemical Engineering magazine January 2014. In this issue, you can read bacteria make lactic acid from palm waste, a two-step process that makes phenols from lignin, an efficient cycle for utilizing waste heat, novel co-catalyst system could enable CO2-to-syngas processes, a new adsorbent to recover uranium and other heavy metals from wastewater and latest news on chemical engineering industry and plant operations.
Pressure-Vessel Quality Control Requirements
Understanding what is required for boiler and pressure-vessel manufacturers can help scheduling and cost assessments
Making propylene on-purpose
The shift to ethane cracking in the U.S., and the availability of low-cost LPG is accelerating the construction of propane dehydrogenation plants
Advanced battery electrolytes made with low-cost, high-throughput method
A high-throughput method for synthesizing ionic-liquid-containing electrolytes developed by Boulder Ionics Corp. (Arvada, Colo.) has been refined to enable its use in commercial production.
Pressurized Piping: Sampling Steam and Water
Without proper systems, analysis of steam and water chemistry can provide erroneous results — with costly implications
Remote Thermal Sensing
By making it easy to detect heat anomalies, thermal cameras and infrared thermometers support preventive and predictive maintenance
Seven Tools for Project Success
Having the right tools is essential for success. These tools are of use to both novice and experienced project managers
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