618-0912/04 – Contemporary Steelmaking Processes in BOF and EAF (SPVOKE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Michalek, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Michalek, CSc.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MIH50 prof. Ing. Karel Michalek, CSc.
SAW002 doc. Ing. Markéta Tkadlečková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- student will be able to compare advantages of top and bottom blown converters - student will be able analyse charge composition by variant of converter, and to describe emerging wastes and possibilities of their treatment - student will be able to characterize the technology of steel and ferro-alloys production under conditions of electric arc/induction furnaces, to describe the arc characteristics, electrodes regulation, work of DC EAF, and new flexible processes in the frame of electro-metallurgy - student will be able to formulate the fundamental physical-chemical processes during the steel and ferro-alloys production in the EAF

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The subject is focused on study of theoretical and technological aspects of steel production in oxygen converters and electrical arc furnaces including deepening of knowledge in theory an practise area of plain, alloying and stainless steel production and in area of steel production in hybrid and flexible metallurgical units.

Compulsory literature:

FRUEHAN, R. J. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel. Steelmaking and Refining Volume. Pittsburgh: AISE Steel Foundation, 1998. ISBN 978-0-930767-02-0. PLOCKINGER, E. Electric Furnace Steel Production, New York: John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 1985. ISBN 978-04-719-0254-6. TOULOUEVSKI, Y.N. and I.Y. ZINUROV. Innovation in Electric Arc Furnaces. New York: Springer, 2010. ISBN 978-3-642-36272-6.

Recommended literature:

Proceedings of "European Oxygen Steelmaking Conference (EOSC)". Proceedings of "European Electric Steelmaking Conference (EESC)"

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.


Other requirements

Elaboration of project.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

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Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P0715D270007) Metallurgical Technology P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0715D270007) Metallurgical Technology K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0715D270007) Metallurgical Technology K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0715D270007) Metallurgical Technology P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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