Course detail

Metallurgy of Steel

FSI-9MEOAcad. year: 2020/2021

Further to the courses given under 'prerequisites' the student will acquire the necessary theoretical foundations for his/her own modelling of physical-chemical processes in the production of steel and in secondary metallurgy.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Application of thermodynamic equilibria in calculations that are necessary in the production of steel and in secondary metallurgy. Exploitation of simple kinetic relations in the course of metallurgical reactions. In-depth knowledge of applying thermodynamic data from databases.

Prerequisites

A good knowledge of the subject matter of the courses Metallurgy of steel, Theory of metallurgical processes, and Theory of foundry processes.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

1. Šenberger,J.: Metalurgie oceli. (skripta VUT, FSI). 2. Myslivec T.:Fyzikálně chemické základy ocelářství, SNTL Praha 1971. 3. Hae-Geon-Lee: Chemical thermodynamics for metals and Material. Imperial College Press, 57 Shelton Str. London WC2H 9HE, Reprint 2001. 4. Turgdogan E. T.: Fundamentals of Steelmaking. The Institute of Materials 1996, ISBN186125 004 5.
[2] Myslivec,T.: Fyzikálně chemické základy ocelářství, SNTL Praha 1971. Bratislava 1985. [2] Myslivec,T.: Fyzikálně chemické základy ocelářství, SNTL Praha 1971. [3] Brdička, -Kalousek,M.-Schutz,A : Úvod do fyzikální chemie, SNTL Praha 1972. [4] Moore,W. : Fyzikální chemie, SNTL Praha 1981. [6] Barin,I.- Knacke,O.:Thermochemical properties of inorganic subsatnces, Spriger- Verlag Berlin 1973. [7] Bůžek, Z.: Hutnické aktuality 28 (1988), č. 7.
Myslivec T.:Fyzikálně chemické základy ocelářství, SNTL Praha 1971.
Turgdogan E. T.: Fundamentals of Steelmaking. The Institute of Materials 1996, ISBN186125 004 5.
Hae-Geon-Lee: Chemical thermodynamics for metals and Material. Imperial College Press, 57 Shelton Str. London WC2H 9HE, Reprint 2001.
Internet http://ust.fme.vutbr.cz/slevarenstvi/opory/

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Oral examination with preparation in writing.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The objective is to prepare the student for independent calculation work in the area of modelling the processes taking place in the production of steel and in secondary processing. Prediction of manufacturing processes.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The lecturer assigns to students independent work. Attendance at lecture is required.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-STG-P Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, recommended
  • Programme D-MAT-P Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, recommended

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

20 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Thermodynamics of solutions.
2. Partial molar state quantities.
3. Thermodynamic equilibria.
4. Interaction coefficients.
5. The Gibbs-Duhem equation.
6. Fundamentals of the kinetics of metallurgical reactions.
7. Iron solutions saturated with carbon.
8. Theoretical foundations of vacuum-treatment of steel.
9. Theoretical foundations of the production of high-alloy steels and cast irons.
10. Theoretical foundations of degasing and decarbonizing steel by Ar + O2 mixture.