Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
MET 479E Iron and Steel Making English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
2 3 2 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites None
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Introduction to iron and steel making processes. Raw materials and metallurgical pretreatments. Production of metallurgical coke. Iron ore and characterization. Sintering and peletizing of iron ore. Production of molten (pig) iron. Blast furnace and auxiliaries Principles of pig iron production at the blast furnace. Reduction of iron oxides. Bosh and heart reactions. Slag formation. Techniques for increasing blast furnace productivity. Basic principles of steel production and history processes. Steel production in basic oxygen converter. Steel production in electric arc furnaces. Deoxidation, gas purging and other ladle treatments. Principles and technologies of ingot and continuous casting methods. Technologies principles of long and flat products production. Production of sponge iron. Smelting reduction processes. Iron and steel industry in the world and Turkey.