Academic Catalog

METE411 CHEMICAL METALLURGY OF STEEL

Course Code: 5700411
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NAC SEVN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to iron and steelmaking processes. Blast furnace and its description. Reduction of iron oxides, bosh and hearth reactions, slag formation. Blast furnace operating practice, treatment of hot metal. Steelmaking; description of steelmaking processes, oxidation reactions, S, P, N, H in steelmaking. Alloy steelmaking. Deoxidation. Ladle metallurgy.