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05-09 Feb 2024

Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking


This course covers safety, the basics of electrical and mechanical features of electric arc furnaces, refractories, and the role of raw materials. The program will explore the fundamentals of electric furnace steelmaking technology, the use of energy inputs, the steelmaking process, electrodes and environmental concerns for electric steelmaking, including decarbonization (AIST).

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World crude steel production 1950 to 2017 (Millions tonnes)

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Top 20 steel-producing countries 2017 (Millions tonnes)

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Steel production and use: geographical distribution in 2007

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Apparent steel use per capita 2017 (in kilogrammes)

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