Green engineering principles and applications

The word ‘chemical’ has always gained negative attention in the eyes of the public even when it enhances their lives. This is because of the side-effects these chemicals have on the environment and their health due to pollution and toxicity. The chemical industry basically produces 4 kinds of chemicals: Commodity chemicals: Chemicals that are used byContinue reading “Green engineering principles and applications”

Separation processes in industry

No one is perfect… that’s why pencils have erasers. The same is true for reactions. They are not perfect in the sense that we do not always get a 100% yield. The reasons for this are: side reactions excess raw material loss of reactants through by-product formation/charring due to their sensitivity towards operating conditions someContinue reading “Separation processes in industry”