People are always asking us, "What do Chemical Engineers do?"

And we always answer, "Just about everything."

Chemical engineers are involved in all sorts of things, from helping to destroy pollution in the environment, to designing huge reactors, to manufacturing household items.

Today we're going to talk about something that you probably wouldn't even associate with engineering, and yet chemical engineers are involved every single step of the way. What are we going to talk about?

Making garbage bags!

Doesn't sound too exciting, does it? But just wait....there's more here than meets the eye...

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as part of Chem. Eng. 475, Mathematical Modeling of Chemical Engineering Systems.