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Index of Specialty Guidelines Articles

403. Design Guidelines for Utilizing Distillation Simulation Software in the Field

404. Design Guidelines for Distillation Revamps

405. Design Guidelines for Ethylene Quench Towers

406. Design Guidelines for Chemical Treatments in Distillation Columns

408. Design Guidelines for Extractive Distillation Columns

409. Design Guidelines for BTX Revamps

410. Troubleshooting Practice in the Refinery

411. Benchmarking a Waste Water Treatment Systems

412. BTX Extractive Distillation Capacity Increased by Enhanced Packing Distributors

413. Ethylene Unit Operations Management Concepts

416. Design Guideline for Propylene Splitter Distillation Columns

417. The Economic Advantage Added by Specialized Knowledge of Distillation Fundamentals (Free Paper)

418. KLM Safety Presentation Part 1

419. Contracting Strategy of Project Management

Index of Articles

001. Texas Refiner expands aromatics capacity 20% with staged revamp

002. Engineering Fundamentals for Operators - Practical Distillation Fundamentals

003. Safety Results Mirror Expectations at New Grassroots Ethylene Plant

004. Environmental Concerns Addressed in the Design of a New Ethylene Plant

005. Cooling Tower Monitoring and Environmental Compliance

006. Resolving Distillation Equipment Problems

007. Ethylene Unit Test Run Planning and Execution

008. Ethylene Unit Saturator and Dilution Steam Generators Challenges

009. Ethylene Unit Pyrolysis Furnace Opportunities & Strategic Improvements

010. Increase Fractionation Efficiency: Propylene Fractionation Example

015. Molecular Sieve Applications

016. Ethylene Unit Cracked Gas Compressor Case Studies on Fouling

017. Flare Safety Overview

018. Flow Phenomena in Staged and Non Staged Distillation Equipment

019. Advances in Cracking Furnace Technology

020. FCC Catalyst Selection

021. Refinery Catalyst Workshop

022. Revising an Ethylene Unit Feed Saturator

023. Career Guidelines for Young and Old Graduates

024. Pyrolysis Furnace Technical Overview

026. Improving the Reliability of High Heat Flux Reboilers

027. The Design and Performance of a Packed Benzene Toluene Splitter

028. Anti Fouling Tray Technology

029. Use of Process Simulation for Distillation Design

030. The Importance of Thermodynamics on Process Simulation Modeling

031. Lower FCC Catalyst Resistivities Raise Precipitator Efficiencies

032. Refiners have several options to overcome FCCU opacity limitations

033. Communicating Effectively Among Engineers

035. Waste-heat recovery: Weighing in the environmental Factor

036. Spiral Heat Exchangers Preheat High Solids Black Liquor Without plugging

037. Targeting East Asian Markets

038. Analysis of NOx Reduction Techniques

039. Partial Catalytic Hydrogenation of Acetylene

040. Production of Polyethylene Using Gas Fluidized Bed Reactor

041. Personal Development

042. Allowances and Credits: Components of a Sound NOx Reduction Strategy

043. Radioisotope Technology - Benefits & Limitations in Packed Tower Diagnostics

047. Physical separation devices for Ethylene Plants

048. Revamp Strategies in Oleo Chemical Plants

049. Fractionation Technology for the Petroleum Refining Industry

051.Extractive Distillation for the Separation of Benzene and Cyclohexane Mixture

053. Targeting the Minimum Water Rate Using Water Cascade Analysis Technique

057. Improve EB/SM Plant Distillation

061. Overview on C2 and C3 Selective Hydrogenation in Ethylene Plants

063. Hydrogen Sulfide Poisoning

064. Distributed Distillation with Heat Integration

065. LNG New Recondenser

068. An Overview of Oxygenates in Ethylene Units

069. Chemical Engineering Review Paper

070. Best Practices in Prevention and Suppression of Metal Packing Fires

073. Radioisotope Technology - Troubleshooting Packed Beds in Vacuum Distillation

077. A DESIGN REVIEW OF STEAM STRIPPING COLUMNS FOR WASTEWATER SERVICE

078. Trouble Shooting an Ethylene Quench Water Tower

079. Design Guidelines for Extractive Distillation Columns

081. Succeed at Plant Debottlenecking

082. Measure and Access Maldistribution in Industrial Packed Towers

083. Multiple Down comer Fouling Paper

086. Strategies to Measure Implementation of Health Programs

087. Ethylene Plant Safety Incidents

089. Integrate Process Simulation and Process Synthesis

090. Engineering Education Goals; Building Tomorrow's Leaders

091. Distillation Column Internals Related Process Intensification Developments

093. Setting Targets for Water and Hydrogen Networks using Cascade Analysis

094. SYNTHESIS OF MASS EXCHANGE NETWORKS FOR BATCH PROCESS SYSTEMS. PART 3

095. Resource Conservation and Waste Minimization for Property Networks

096. Water Minimization by Pinch Technology

097. Synthesis of mass exchange network for batch processes - Part I: Utility targeting

098. Synthesis of mass exchange network for batch processes - part II: Minimum units target

099. CASCADE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUE FOR TARGETING PROPERTY-BASED MATERIAL REUSE NETWORK

100. Maximizing Water Recovery through Water Pinch Technology

101. ENGINEERING ASPECTS OF HERBAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL PROCESSING

102. Modeling a pharmaceutical production process utilizing a batch process simulator

103. PILOT SCALE MODELING AND DESIGN FOR THE SEPARATION OF FATTY ACID MIXTURE

104. Modeling and Simulation of Used Lubricant Oil Re-refining Process

105. PHYTOCHEMICAL PROCESSING: THE NEXT EMERGING FIELD IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

106. Ammonia in a Steam Cracking Plant

107. Upgrade of a Tail-End Acetylene Converter

108. Cascade Analysis for setting the Targets for Resource Conservation Part 1

109. Cascade Analysis for setting the Targets for Resource Conservation Part 2

110. EPA Check Valve Review

111. Design Guidelines for Safety in Piping Networks

113. Safety Editorial - Rough Road Ahead

114. Hydraulics of Kettle-Reboiler Circuit on Distillation Columns

118. FACTORS INFLUENCING VAPOR CROSSFLOW CHANNELING

119. FCC Debutanizer Revamp for Flexibility and Additional Capacity

120. FIFTY YEARS OF FRI CONTRIBUTIONS

121. Pressure Drop Measurements on Distillation Columns

122. ON DISTILLATION TRAY WEIR LOADINGS

123. Converting a Commercial Column Into a Research Tower

124. Integrity Management of the Water Injection Networks

125. Effect of Aquifer Dump flood on the Reservoir Scale Tendency and Subsurface Equipment Corrosion

126. Distillation Column Internals Related Process Intensification Developments




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