Chemical engineering
Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that applies physical sciences (e.g. chemistry and physics) and life sciences (e.g. biology, microbiology and biochemistry) together with mathematics an...
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Scientists Have 3D Printed a Human Cornea For the First Time
Scientists Have 3D Printed a Human Cornea For the First Time.
Constructal Law Explained
Adrian Bejan, professor of materials science and mechanical engineering at Duke University, explains how constructal law underpins the natural organization and flow of everything in nature from rivers...
Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol
The process is cheap, efficient, and scalable, meaning it could soon be used to remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere.
2016 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded To David Thouless, Duncan Haldane And Michael Kosterlitz
They were honored for their work in revealing the secrets of exotic matter. Their discoveries, using advanced mathematics, had boosted research in condensed matter physics and raised hopes for uses in...
The Pressure Is On To Make Metallic Hydrogen
Scientists are getting close to turning hydrogen into a metal — both in liquid form and maybe even solid form. The rewards, if they pull it off, are worth the effort.
The Strange Behaviour Of Auxetic Foams
Using high resolution to understand the auxetic behaviour of a foam. As the foam is stretched it expands rather than contracts laterally
Dirty To Drinkable-Engineers Develop Novel Hybrid Nanomaterials To Transform Water
A team of engineers at Washington University in St. Louis has found a way to use graphene oxide sheets to transform dirty water into drinking water, and it could be a global game-changer.
Engineers Discover Highly Conductive Materials For More Efficient Electronics
Engineers from the University of Utah and the University of Minnesota have discovered that interfacing two particular oxide-based materials makes them highly conductive, a boon for future electronics ...
LELO HEX Is The Condom Of The Future
Swedish company LELO has reengineered the condom with the HEX. For many, a broken condom means the difference between a grade-A session of Netflix and Chill and a nightmare evening that turns into an ...
Part microbe, part machine: Bionic leaf sucks up carbon dioxide as it makes liquid fuel
A team of scientists at Harvard University says it has come up with a bionic leaf — a system that could use solar power and hydrogen-eating bacteria to generate liquid fuel. The findings, described in...
How To Make Graphene
Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in electronics, increase the efficiency of batteries, the durability ...
A Metal That Behaves Like Water
Graphene is going to change the world — or so we’ve been told. Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in ele...
The Quantum Fridge
When cold milk is poured into a hot cup of tea, a temperature equilibrium is reached very quickly. The milk droplets and the tea particles interact, and after a few moments they all have the same aver...
Heavy Fermions Get Nuclear Boost On Way To Superconductivity
Physicists from the United States, Germany and China have made a surprising discovery that the arrangement of atomic nuclei spins helps bring about superconductivity in ytterbium dirhodium disilicide,...
Designing A Pop-Up Future
Various shapes made from Miura-ori pattern (Image courtesy of Mahadevan Lab) What if you could make any object out of a flat sheet of paper? Mahadevan and his team have characterized a fundamental ori...
Completely New Kind Of Polymer Could Lead To Artificial Muscles, Self-Repairing Materials
Hybrid polymers could lead to new concepts in self-repairing materials, drug delivery and artificial muscles. Imagine a polymer with removable parts that can deliver something to the environment and t...
History of chemical engineering
Chemical engineering as a discipline that was developed out of those practising "industrial chemistry" in the late 19th century. Before the Industrial Revolution (18th century), industrial chemicals a...
Chemical reaction engineering
Chemical reaction engineering (reaction engineering or reactor engineering) is a specialty in chemical engineering or industrial chemistry dealing with chemical reactors. Frequently the term relates ...
Chemical synthesis
In chemistry, chemical synthesis is a purposeful execution of chemical reactions to obtain a product, or several products. This happens by physical and chemical manipulations usually involving one or ...
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Chemical reactor
In chemical engineering, chemical reactors are vessels designed to contain chemical reactions. One example is a pressure reactor. The design of a chemical reactor deals with multiple aspects of che...
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Chemical process
In a scientific sense, a chemical process is a method or means of somehow changing one or more chemicals or chemical compounds. Such a chemical process can occur by itself or be caused by an outside f...
Transport phenomena
In engineering, physics and chemistry, the study of transport phenomena concerns the exchange of mass, energy, and momentum between observed and studied systems. While it draws from fields as diverse ...
Electrochemical engineering
Electrochemical engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with the technological applications of electrochemical phenomena (such as synthesis of chemicals, electrowinning and refining of metals...
Atmospheric dispersion modeling
Atmospheric dispersion modeling is the mathematical simulation of how air pollutants disperse in the ambient atmosphere. It is performed with computer programs that solve the mathematical equations an...
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Chemical engineer
In the field of engineering, a chemical engineer is a professional who works principally in the chemical industry to convert basic raw materials into a variety of products, and deals with the design ...
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Combustion
Combustion /kəmˈbʌs.tʃən/ or burning is a high-temperature exothermic redox chemical reaction between a fuel and an oxidant, usually atmospheric oxygen, that produces oxidized, often gaseous products,...
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Environmental engineering
Environmental engineering is the integration of sciences and engineering principles to improve the natural environment, to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organ...
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Evaporator
An evaporator is a device used to turn the liquid form of a chemical into its gaseous form. The liquid is evaporated, or vaporized, into a gas.
An evaporator is used in an air-conditioning system ...
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Green chemistry
Green chemistry, also called sustainable chemistry, is a philosophy of chemical research and engineering that encourages the design of products and processes that minimize the use and generation of ha...
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