Programme 2015

Wednesday, 10.06.2015

18:00 Get together at the IOB (optional) with barbecue and drinks

Thursday, 11.06.2015

9:00 Welcome and Introduction to the RWTH Aachen University and the Department for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering
9:30 Development of a CFD Simulation Model of the Heat and Mass Transfer in an Electric Arc Furnace
Jacqueline C. Gruber, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
10:15 Coffee break
10:45 Gas Phase Modelling and Simulation in an Electric Arc Furnace Process Model
Thomas Meier, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
11:30 New Control Concept for Post Combustion and EAF Off-Gas System on the Basis of NN and Measurements in Less Harsh Condition
Atefeh Hassannia, Thomas Meier, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
12:15 Lunch
13:15 Spectrometric Measurements and Vibration Sensors at a 140 t DC Electric Arc Furnace for On-Line Evaluation of Scrap Meltdown Behavior
Vico Haverkamp, Sebastian Gogolin
14:00 Measuring the Scrap Level in an AC EAF by Using Vibrations and Harmonic Distortion
Christoffer N. Schmidt, Nils Å.I. Andersson, Pär Ljungqvist, Anders Tilliander, Pär G. Jönsson
14:45 Coffee break
15:15 On-Line Optical Emission Spectrum Measurement in Control of Electric Arc Furnaces
Matti Aula, Timo Fabritius
16:00 Department tour
18:00 Guided City tour
20:00 Dinner

Friday, 12.06.2015

9:00 EAF Steelmaking: Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Italy) Research Activities
Ismael Matino, Valentina Colla
9:45 Use of Biomass and Biogenic Carbonisates in EAF Steelmaking
Thorsten Demus, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Development of a Cement Bonded Brick of Ladle Slag and Biochar for the Usage in Electric Arc Furnaces during Steel Production
Tim Reichel, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
11:45 The VALEAF RFCS Project
Thomas Echterhof
12:30 Lunch
14:00 End of the Symposium

The programme can also be downloaded as a pdf here.

The abstracts of the presentations are available as a pdf EASES 2015 abstract booklet.