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The two previous posts were quite substantial. Still, they were only the groundwork for what we really want to talk about: entropy, and the second law of thermodynamics, which you probably know as follows: … 5,743 more words


Moving from Chemical Engineering Concepts to Management Fundamentals

It’s been common advice many times during my studies to reduce technical detail in presentations, as management personal do not understand them. That made me think, are management concepts really so different from our chemical engineering fundamentals, and are they so difficult to understand or include in our thinking process? 370 more words

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Barbecuing Breakdown

Summer is here and with it brings barbecuing season.  While the average charcoal BBQ may seem like a pretty simple appliance there is some solid engineering behind its design. 346 more words


Thermodynamic visualisation

This plaster model was made by the great James Clerk Maxwell in 1874 (the photograph was by taken by James Pickands II, 1942). This historic artefact is one of three copies, held in museums around the world, … 73 more words