Principles of Metal Refining

Hardcover | November 12, 1992

byT. Abel Engh

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This book covers the field between extractive metallurgy and solidification and subsequent processing. An important point the book stresses is that the principles are the same in the treatment of various different metals. Someone concerned with the purification of one metal may learn fromresults and experiences gained on other metals and alloys. The specifics of metals such as iron and steel, aluminium, and copper are discussed in examples and in problems at the end of each chapter. The book is self-contained and covers the basic thermodynamics and fluid mechanics required.

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This book covers the field between extractive metallurgy and solidification and subsequent processing. An important point the book stresses is that the principles are the same in the treatment of various different metals. Someone concerned with the purification of one metal may learn fromresults and experiences gained on other metals a...

T. Abel Engh is at The Norwegian Institute of Technology.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:504 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.22 inPublished:November 12, 1992Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019856337X

ISBN - 13:9780198563372

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Table of Contents

1. The effect of dissolved impurities and inclusions on the mechanical properties of metal products2. Thermodynamics and transport properties3. Properties of various metals, impurity content, and refining4. Removal of dissolved impurity elements from molten metals5. Removal of inclusions6. Stainless steelmaking in converters7. Mixing, mass transfer, and numerical models8. Addition of alloy components9. Solidification and refining10. Refining and recycling metallurgy in the futureAppendixes 1, 2, 3, and 4Index.

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'this volume has a good mixture of mathematical drivation and empirical discussion of refining practices ... the problems for each chapter have been developed with engineering practice in mind, in contrast to most other metallurgical textbooks ... The level of the material makes the book avaluable reference for practicing metallurgists as well as the advanced undergraduate or graduate student.'Mark E. Schlesinger, University of Missouri - Rolla, Journal of Metallurgy, September 1993