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Modern Steel Making HandbookModern Steel Making Handbook

MLI Handbook Series

Editor: S. Musa, PhD

(Prairie View A&M, TX)

ISBN: 9781683921387
Pub Date:  July 2017
Specs: 7 x 9   Hard Cover
Pages: 550
Price: $51.95


This book comprehensively deals with all of the key topics of steel making including blast furnace plants, operations and processes, raw materials, preparation, chemical processes, and more. The book is full of illustrative examples and diagrams, charts, and figures to make complex concepts easy to understand.



1. Introduction. 2. Commercial Bulk Steel Making Processes. 3. Refining Slags. 4. Principles of Steel Making. 5. Raw Materials. 6. Efficiency of Steel Making Processes. 7. Layout of a Steel Making Shop. 8. Pneumatic Processes. 9. Open Hearth Furnace Processes. 10. Recent Hearth Processes. 11. Electric Arc Furnace Process. 12. Alloy Steel Making-Conventional Electric Furnace Practices. 13. Approach of Modern Steel Making. 14. Modern Electric Arc Furnace Process. 15. LD Process-Plant and Equipment. 16. LD Process-Design and Practice. 17. Further Developments in LD Process. 18. Rotating BOF Processes. 19. Oxygen Bottom Blowing Processes (OBM). 20. Modern BOF (Hybrid) Processes. 21. Electric Furnace Process vis-a-vis BOF Steel Making. 22. Secondary Steel Making Processes. 23. Casting Pit Practice. 24. Solidification of Steel in Ingot Molds. 25. Ingot Defects and Remedies. 26. Gases in Steel. 27. Vacuum Treatment of Liquid Steel. 28. Continuous Casting of Steel. 29. Commentary on Practical Steel Making. 30. Modern Steel Plant Management Practices. Appendix A: Steel Specifications. Appendix B: Iron and Steel (U.S. and World). Appendix C: Tables (US and Global). Appendix D: Standard Steel Specifications for Construction. Appendix E: Indian Steel Industry. Index.