618-0405/01 – Theoretical Fundamentals of Ironmaking (TZVŽ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Ján Kret, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Ján Kret, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year3Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KRE50 doc. Ing. Ján Kret, CSc.
PUS37 doc. Ing. Pavlína Pustějovská, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to formulate : - principles of ironmaking fundamentals - basic principles of blast furnace aerodynamics

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations
Tutorials
Other activities

Summary

Properties of iron ores, sinters, pellets, fluxes and metallurgical fuels and their testing. Physico-chemical processes of sintering and pelletizing. Thermodynamic, kinetic and thermal processes of blast furnace combustion zone. Blast furnace aerodynamics. Reactions in blast furnace :volatiliozation, decomposition of hydrates, water-gas shift reaction, carbon deposition, decomposition of carbonates ect. Iron oxides reduction. Direct and indirect reduction. Effect of direct reduction on coke rate. Optimum coke rate calculation. Reduction of various elements.

Compulsory literature:

[1] BABICH, A., SENK, D., GUDENAU, H.W., MAVROMMATIS, K. Ironmaking. Aachen, 2008, 402 p. [2] BISWAS, A. K. Principles of blast furnace ironmaking. Australia, Brisbane 1981.

Recommended literature:

[1] NEELY, J.E., BERTONE,T.J. Practical metallurgy and materials of industry, Prentice hall, 2002, ISBN: 0130945803

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Points assessment -Elaboration of Semestral work (including the presentation of results) -Elaboration of final test

E-learning

For electronic communication with teachers enjoy university e-mail address: http://staff.vsb.cz/ There is a continuous expansion of e-learning elements into teaching.

Další požadavky na studenta

- Active participation in exercises - Active participation in excursions

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

LECTURE Properties of iron ores, sinters, pellets, fluxes and metallurgical fuels and their testing. Physico-chemical processes of sintering and pelletizing. Thermodynamic, kinetic and thermal processes of blast furnace combustion zone. Blast furnace aerodynamics. Reactions in blast furnace :volatiliozation, decomposition of hydrates, water-gas shift reaction, carbon deposition, decomposition of carbonates ect. Iron oxides reduction. Direct and indirect reduction. Effect of direct reduction on coke rate. Optimum coke rate calculation. Reduction of various elements. PRAKTICE 1. Introduction, definition of key variables and concept, planning of excursions. 2. Data for individual Semestral work, thermodynamic, kinetic and thermal processes of blast furnace combustion zone. 3. Seminary 1 :Presentation of results semestral work. Discussion. 4. Calculations from chemical equations 5. Special Excursion : ArcelorMittal Ostrava a.s. 6. Special Excursion : Třinecké železárny a.s. 7. Seminary 2 : Reports of excursion, presentation of results, discussion 8. Reactions in blast furnace 9. Optimum coke rate calculation. 10. Evaluation exercise (Semestral work, reports of excursion)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30 (30) 0
                Other task type Other task type 30  0
        Examination Examination 70 (70) 0
                Written examination Written examination 20  0
                Oral Oral examination 50  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2011/2012 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R035) Technologies of Metal Production P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R035) Technologies of Metal Production P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R035) Technologies of Metal Production P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R035) Technologies of Metal Production P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R035) Technologies of Metal Production P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R035) Technologies of Metal Production P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R035) Technologies of Metal Production P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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