618-0903/04 – Technological and Environmental aspects of Ironmaking (D-TVSŽ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Pavlína Pustějovská, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Pavlína Pustějovská, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PUS37 doc. Ing. Pavlína Pustějovská, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Combined Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to formulate : - basic principles of blast furnace process - basic principles of blast furnace technology - technological and environmental aspects of ironmaking production

Teaching methods

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Project work


The subject is focused on expand the knowledge about the technology of the production of pig iron in the blast furnace, on management of blast furnace process, to use innovative processes in the production of pig iron with the use of other fuels, on the ecological aspects of the production of pig iron, modern waste-free technology and BAT applications in the production of pig iron.

Compulsory literature:

CAVALIERE, P., et al. Ironmaking and Steelmaking Processes. Greenhouse Emissions, Control, and Reduction.1st ed. Springer, 2016. ISBN 978-3-319-39527-2. SAH, R. and S. K. DUTTA. Alternate Method of Ironmaking. S. Chand Publishing, 2012. ISBN 9788121940580. GEERDES, M., et al. Modern Blast Furnace Ironmaking. IOS PRESS, 2015. ISBN 978-1-61499-498-5. TUPKARY, R. H. and V. R. TUPKARY. Modern Iron Making Handbook. Dulles: David Pallai, 2018. ISBN 978-1-68392-136-3.

Recommended literature:

ARABINDA, S. and S. BIDYAPATI. Alternative Routes to Iron Making. Delhi: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., 2016. ISBN 9788120351196.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Ústní zkouška s písemnou přípravou, součástí hodnocení je předchozí odevzdání projektu na zvolené téma.


Další požadavky na studenta

Elaboration of project.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Technological aspects of the production of pig iron. Iron production in a blast furnace. Technological failures of blast furnace. Injection technology for replacement fuels in the blast furnace. Cleaning of blast furnace gas, use of cleaning products. Gaseous, liquid and solid pollutants arising from the production of pig iron, their use in the metallurgical cycle. Modification of existing industrial processes of iron production - new and innovative technologies. Comparison of different processes from an ecological point of view. Ecological aspects of the use of metal-bearing wastes in the production of pig iron. Modern waste-free technology and BAT applications in the production of pig iron.

Conditions for subject completion

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (P0715D270006) Metallurgical Technology K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0715D270006) Metallurgical Technology P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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