Academic Catalog

METE416 FUELS AND FURNACES

Course Code: 5700416
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. AHMET GEVEC
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Classification of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels. Carbonization and coke making. Combustion of fuels and heat utilization. Classification of furnaces; ladle and laboratory furnaces. Classification, properties and testing of refractories. Interaction of refractories with gas, metal, and slag phases. Selection of refractories; blast furnace, steel plant, reverberatory furnace, converter, electric arc and plasma furnace refractories. Manufacture of refractories.