Modern Blast Furnace Ironmaking: An Introduction

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IOS Press, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 164 pages
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Describes the principles of the blast furnace process and especially the control of the process. This book focuses on the control of the blast furnace process with respect to thermal control, gas flow control and casthouse operation. It is suitable for students of metallurgy as well as for blast furnace operators and management.
 

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Contents

Introduction of the Blast Furnace Process
1
Contents and Gas Flow
11
Sinter Pellets Lump Ore
19
Coke
37
Injection of Coal Oil and Gas
47
Burden Calculation and Mass Balances
59
Burden Descent and Gas Flow Control
67
Blast Furnace Productivity and Efficiency
93
Casthouse Operation
125
Special Situations
141
Glossary
151
Annex I Further Reading
153
Annex II References
154
Annex III Rules of Thumb
156
Annex IV Coke Quality Tests
157
Index
161

Hot Metal and Slag
115

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