652-3315/01 – Technology of production, treatment and casting of steel (TVZaOO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgical TechnologiesCredits7
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Michalek, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Karel Michalek, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2022/2023Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MIH50 prof. Ing. Karel Michalek, CSc.
STR580 Ing. Michaela Strouhalová, Ph.D.
SAW002 prof. Ing. Markéta Tkadlečková, Ph.D.
WAL0017 Ing. Josef Walek
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the subject is to introduce to students the technology of steel production in basic oxygen furnace, in electric arc furnace, the treatment of the steel by methods of secondary metalurgy and the casting of steel by continouous casting technology.

Teaching methods



The subject is focused on theoretical and practical aspects of steel production in basic oxygen furnace or in electrical arc furnace, the atention is also devoted to using of methods of secondary metalurgy and principles of continuously cast steel. The economical and ecologycal aspects are also outlined.

Compulsory literature:

FRUEHAN, R. J., ed. The making, shaping and treating of steel. 11th ed. Pittsburgh: AISE Steel Foundation, 1998. ISBN 0-930767-02-0. GHOS, A. and A. CHATTERJEE. Ironmaking and Steelmaking: Theory and Practice.New Delhi: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd, 2008. ISBN 978-81-203-3289-8. ADOLF, Z., SOCHA, L.: Secondary Metallurgy. Ostrava: VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, 2016, 61 p.

Recommended literature:

TOULOUEVSKI, Y.N. and I.Y. ZINUROV. Innovation in Electric Arc Furnaces. New York: Springer, 2010, 258 s. ISBN 978-3-642-36272-6. PLOCKINGER, E. Electric Furnace Steel Production, London: John Wiley and Sons Ltd.,1985, 650s. STOLTE, G. Secondary Metallurgy - Fundamentals Processes Applications. Düsseldorf: Elsevier Science & Technology, 2002, 216 p. ISBN 978-35-140-0648-5. YOGESHWAR, S. and E. TOSHIHIKO. Tundish Technology for Clean Steel Production. London: World Scientific, 2007, 313 p. ISBN 978-981-270-621-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit: elaboration of seminar work Exam: combined (oral and written) exam


Other requirements

Required knowledge within the scope of the course syllabus


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Steel definition, influence of alloying elements in the steel, molten steel properties BOF melting process,Fundamentals of steelmaking reactions Main parts of BOF, operational steps of BOF process Electric arc furnaces steelmaking Fundamentals of stainless steel production Argon-Oxygen Decarburization (AOD) Converter Process Secondary metallurgy Ladle Arc Furnace (LF) Vacuum treatment of molten steel VOD Vacuum Oxygen Ingot Casting Continuous Casting of Steel

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2022/2023 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  21
        Examination Examination 70  30
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 70% attendance at lectures

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0715A270010) Metallurgical engineering Tec P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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