ECTSIron and Steel Production Technologies

Iron and Steel Production Technologies (MATE312) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Iron and Steel Production Technologies MATE312 6. Semester 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MATE 204, consent of the department
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery
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Course Objectives To provide detailed information about iron and steel production technologies; blast furnace and basic oxygen furnace type steelmaking
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students get detailed information starting from beneficiation of iron ores till the end of steelmaking process; thermodynamics of blast furnace reactions and BOF steelmaking.
Course Content Preparation of iron ores, ore dressing, sintering and pelletizing, reduction of iron oxides, bosh and hearth reactions, slag formation, blast furnace operating practice, treatment of hot metal; description of BOF steelmaking process, C-O reaction, S, P, N, H in steelmaking, EAF steelmaking, alloy steelmaking, deoxidation, ladle metallurgy, principl

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction. Blast Furnace (in general). Preparation of iron ores, crushing and grinding. Pretreatment processes: Sintering and pelletizing. Chapter 1 (Nature of Ironmaking) of source [7], Chapter 8 of source [1], Section 2 &3 of source [5], and related pages of the other sources
2 Blast Furnace: Fe-O phase diagram, Boudouard reaction, Reduction of iron oxides; fixed bed and moving bed. Chapter 9 of source [4], Chapter 6 of source [2], and related pages of the other sources
3 Effect of Solid Carbon on the Reduction of Fe-oxides. Thermal reserve zone, chemical reserve zone. Direct reduction and indirect reduction of iron oxides. Effect of gangue components and fluxes. Chapter 2 of source [3], Chapter 9 of source [4], Chapter 6 of source [2], and related pages of the other sources
4 Bosh and hearth reactions. Slag formation in blast furnace. Metal-slag reactions. Slags and basicity concept. Metal-slag distribution of Si and Mn. Chapter 9 of source [4], and related pages of the other sources
5 Carbon and sulfur in blast furnace. Hot metal desulfurization. Rogue elements in blast furnace. Chapter 9 of source [4], Chapter 7 of source [1], and related pages of the other sources
6 Blast furnace operating practice: Pressure drop, agglomeration, blast characteristics: Temperature of blast, oxygen enrichment, humidity of blast, auxiliary fuel injection, top pressure of blast furnace Chapter 2 of source [3], and related pages of the other sources
7 Midterm 1
8 Other methods of iron production. Chapter 11 of source [2], Chapter 11 (Direct Reduction and Smelting Processes) of source [7], and related pages of the other sources
9 Introduction to steelmaking. Steelmaking furnaces. Basic oxygen furnace. Thermodynamics and mechanism of C-O reaction. Chapter 8 of source [1], Chapter 13 of source [2], and related pages of the other sources
10 Oxidation of Si, Mn and P in BOF. Oxygen potential in steelmaking. Oxidizing slag, reducing slag. Chapter 8 of source [1], Chapter 13 of source [2], and related pages of the other sources
11 Oxidation of other elements. Alloy steelmaking. High-Cr steelmaking. VOD and AOD processes for stainless steelmaking. Chapter 8 & 9 of source [1], and related pages of the other sources
12 Deoxidation. Thermodynamics and kinetics of deoxidation. Deoxidation with Mn, Si, Mn-Si, Al and Al-Ca(O) Chapter 9 of source [1], Chapter 1 of source [6], and related pages of the other sources
13 Hydrogen, nitrogen and sulfur in steelmaking. Chapter 9 of source [1], and related pages of the other sources
14 Midterm 2
15 DRI (sponge iron) production and its use in steelmaking Chapter 11 (Direct Reduction and Smelting Processes) of source [7], and related pages of the other sources
16 Principles and technologies of continuous casting methods Chapter 1 of Casting volume of source [7], and related pages of the other sources

Sources

Course Book 1. E.T. Turkdogan, “Fundamentals of Steelmaking”, The Institute of Materials, 1996.
Other Sources 2. C. Bodsworth and H.B. Bell, “Physical Chemistry of Iron and Steel Manufacture”, Longman, Second Edition, 1972.
3. J.G. Peacey and W.G. Davenport, “The Iron Blast Furnace, Theory and Practice”, Pergamon, 1979 (first 40 pages).
4. E.T. Turkdogan, “Physical Chemistry of High Temperature Technology”, Academic Press, 1980.
5. D.F. Ball, J. Dartnell, J. Davison, A. Grieve, R. Wild, “Agglomeration of Iron Ores”, American Elsevier Publishing Company, Inc., 1973 (issues related to sintering & pelletizing).
6. R.J. Fruehan, “Ladle Metallurgy, Principles and Practices”, 1985.
7. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel, 11th Edition, Ironmaking & Steelmaking Volumes, The AISE Steel Foundation, 1998.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 6 6
Homework Assignments 4 4
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 14 100
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering X
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs X
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams X
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems X
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice X
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility X
8 An ability to communicate effectively X
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems X
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues X
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies X
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 4 1 4
Quizzes/Studio Critics 6 1 6
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 129