IRONMAKING AND STEELMAKING

Second cycle degree in MATERIALS ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: MANUELE DABALA'

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: none
Examination methods: Oral examination
Course unit contents: Raw material for iron and steel production: an overwiev on iron ore extraction and enrichment processes; coals, limestone.
Process physicochemical fundamentals
Physicochemicals of blast furnace process: the reduction of iron ores.
Overview of Blast Furnace Process
Balances of Blast Furnace.
Physicochemicals of oxygen steelmaking process.
Overview of oxygen steelmaking process.รน
Balances of BOF converter
Electric Steelmaking: the Electric Arc Furnace
Secondary steelmaking
Vacuum processes
High alloyed steelmaking: Stainless steel production, AOD process
Continuous Casting: overview and controls of microstructure
Remelting processes
Foundry: Overview and processes for molding