Production of Steel

Course Name: 

Production of Steel (MT360)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


History of steel making, major steel making processes, principles of steel making, physical chemistry of steel making, deoxidation, tapping and teeming, slags in steel making. Basic oxygen steel making processes, top and bottom blown processes, combined blowing/Hybrid processes, LD/BOF, Q-BOP/OBM, LD-AC/OLP, Kaldo Rotor; Requirement of Metallic Coolant, Energy Optimizing furnace (EOF), Inputs required in oxygen steel making, yields from metallic inputs. Alloy and stainless steel making, continuous steel making, steelmaking in electric arc furnace, steel making in induction furnace, conarc process. Secondary steel making processes, steel degassing processes, casting pit practice, continuous casting of steel, moulds used for continuous casting; use of casting powder, Electromagnetic stirring, defects in continuous cast product.


Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel, 10th Edition, Edited by United States Steel, 1985; or 11th Edition, Edited by the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers, 1999.
A. Ghosh and A. Chatterjee, Ironmaking and Steelmaking: Theory and Practice, PHI Learning (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 2008.
A.K. Chakravarty, Steelmaking, PHI (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 2007.
R. H. Tupkary, Modern Steel Making, 1982, Khanna Pub, New Delhi, 2008.
C. Bodsworth, Physical Chemistry of Iron and Steel making.
T. Rosenqvist, Principles of Extractive Metallurgy.
R.G. Ward, An Introduction to the Physical Chemistry of Iron and Steel making, ELBS, London.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Prof. Anandhan Srinivasan, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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