Chemical Engineering Magazine February 2013

Chemical Engineering Feb 2013 coverChemical Engineering magazine for February 2013 edition has been released. You can read latest news on Chemical Engineering industry and plant operations in this issue.

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Technology Profile: Propylene Production via Propane Dehydrogenation
This one-page reference outlines the process steps and makes cost comparisons for producing on-purpose propylene via propane dehydrogenation…

Sizing Calculations for Pressure-Relief Valves
A universal mass-flux equation can improve sizing calculations for pressure-relief valves with non-ideal fluids

Sizing, Specifying and Selecting Centrifugal Pumps
Follow these tips to determine preliminary pump sizing, to support cost-estimation efforts

Oxidation-based water-reuse technology that improves mass transfer
A water-recycling system for the oil-and-gas industries developed by Ecosphere Technologies Inc. is designed to destroy bacteria and control corrosion in high-volume wastewater-treatment applications using a proprietary…

Electrochemistry may have a future in CO2 cleanup
An electrochemical process that could cut the energy and cost requirements for stripping carbon dioxide from stack gases by half is being developed at Arizona State University. At present the only commercially viable technology is…

Physical chemistry principles point to a better way to clean up oil spills
One of the current methods for dealing with oil spills is through the use of dispersants. These dispersants, however, break oil into small globules that sink into the water, spreading the oil into a wider area, and they have toxic effects on the local marine…

A process for recovering rare-earth metals from magnet scrap
Researchers at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory led by Ryan Ott have developed a process for recovering rare-earth (RE) metals from magnet scraps. The process involves first crushing neodymium-iron-boron…

New boiler fuels from oil, coal and biomass wastes
Composite liquid and slurry boiler fuels have been produced from mixtures of various waste materials, such as biomass, coal- and crude-oil-processing residues, wood and other combustible substances, in collaboration between researchers at the University of…

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