Advances in Materials

Volume 10, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Computer Simulation of Continuous Casting Processes: A Review

    Nitin Amratav, Kulyant Kumar, Megad Pillai

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 31-41
    Received: Aug. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 13, 2021
    Published: Sep. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Steelmaking is the second step in producing steel from iron ore. In this stage, impurities such as sulfur, phosphorus, and excess carbon are removed from the raw iron, and alloying elements such as manganese, nickel, chromium, and vanadium are added to produce the exact steel required. Modern steelmaking processes are broken into two categories: pr... Show More
  • Prediction and Optimization of Internal Return Fines Generation in Iron Ore Sintering Using Machine Learning

    Srijith Mohanan, Prajna Mohapatra, Arun Kumar C., Rama Krishna Adepu, Vipul Mohan Koranne, Y. G. S. Prasad, A. S. Reddy, R. V. Ramna

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 42-47
    Received: Aug. 03, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 13, 2021
    Published: Oct. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Prior to dispatch of sinter to the blast furnace for hot metal production, the sinter product from the sinter cooler is screened to remove smaller/finer particles. The undersize so generated is called internal return fines, which are generally recirculated into the sintering machine. A very high level of internal return fines generation limits the ... Show More