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What are the common tasks of a chemical engineer?

For example, what do you do on a daily basis? What are some goals set by chemical engineers? What are the challenges faced by chemical engineers?

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you can find more details about chemical engineering at below link
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/chemical-engineers.htm#tab-2

Chemical engineers typically do the following:

Conduct research to develop new and improved manufacturing processes
Establish safety procedures for those working with dangerous chemicals
Develop processes for separating components of liquids and gases, or for generating electrical currents, by using controlled chemical processes
Design and plan the layout of equipment
Conduct tests and monitor the performance of processes throughout production
Troubleshoot problems with manufacturing processes
Evaluate equipment and processes to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations
Estimate production costs for management
Some chemical engineers, known as process engineers, specialize in a particular process, such as oxidation (a reaction of oxygen with chemicals to make other chemicals) or polymerization (making plastics and resins).

Others specialize in a particular field, such as nanomaterials (extremely small substances) or biological engineering. Still others specialize in developing specific products.

In addition, chemical engineers work in the production of energy, electronics, food, clothing, and paper. They must understand how the manufacturing process affects the environment and the safety of workers and consumers.

Chemical engineers also conduct research in the life sciences, biotechnology, and business services.
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