Chemical Industry Digest- Mar 2016

Articles in this issue

Great Expectations
Akshay Panhale, Dhananjay Ambekar, Manish Pitkar, AkerSolutions
This article explains the expectations from the vendors, detailed engineering contractor and
client, as well as some of the experiences during a live project.

Ligno-cellulosic ethanol – Current status, economics, technology & its importance to India’s biofuel mandate
Dr D K Tuli, Ravi P Gupta, IOCL
The advancement in technology for cellulosic ethanol production and Indian efforts in this area are discussed in this article.

System Engineering – A completion and start-up driven project execution
Neil Iyer, Industry Consultant
This article provides definitions, objectives, implementation process through the various stages of a project and expected benefits.

Incorporating fluidics devices for optimising matrix heat exchanger operations
Dr. SK Bhat, Industry Professional
Can the incorporation of fluidic devices simplify and economise the operational features of matrix heat exchangers?

Lifecycle of a field instrument – an EPC perspective
Shivendra Kapoor, Chola MS Risk Services
All the key phases through which a field instrument (sensor and final element) has to pass for justification through in an EPC organization to finally reach the engineering site, get installed and be in operation.