Programme 2016

Wednesday, 11.05.2016

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

Thursday, 12.05.2016

9:00 Welcome and Introduction to the RWTH Aachen University and the Department for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering
9:15 The past and the future of RFCS funded EAF research – results of the VALEAF project
Thomas Echterhof
10:00 Foaming Slag Management by Process-Controlled Feeding of Fine Coal at a 165 t AC Electric Arc Furnace
Steffen Osterloh, Vico Haverkamp
10:45 Coffee break
11:15 Modelling of the Gas Phase in an Electric Arc Furnace Process Simulation Model
Thomas Meier, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
12:00 Sensitivity study on electric arc furnace dedusting system model based on the input leak air calculation
Atefeh Hassannia, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
12:45 Lunch
13:45 Optical emission spectrum measurement in on-line analysis of scrap melting in electric arc furnaces
Matti Aula, Mikko Jokinen, Timo Fabritius
14:30 Spectrometric and Vibration Measurements at a 140 t DC Electric Arc Furnace for On-Line Evaluation of Scrap Meltdown Behaviour
Sebastian Gogolin, Vico Haverkamp
15:15 Coffee break
15:45 Indication of flat bath using acoustic measurements in a 6 ton AC EAF
Christoffer N. Schmidt, Nils Å.I. Andersson, Anders Tilliander, Pär G. Jönsson
18:00 Guided City tour
20:00 Dinner

Friday, 13.05.2016

9:00 The microstructural scale of the interaction between Pig Iron (PI) and Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) at high temperatures
A. F. Ciuffini, C. Di Cecca, S. Barella, A. Gruttadauria, C. Mapelli
9:45 Charging of direct reduced iron in EAF: effect on yield
C. Di Cecca, A. F. Ciuffini, S. Barella, C. Mapelli, A. Gruttadauria, D. Mombelli
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Investigation of the suitability of biogenic materials for the application in EAF steelmaking as substitutes for fossil resources
Thomas Willms, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
11:45 LCA Case study: Environmental impacts of the biochar usage in the Electric Arc Furnace
Tim Reichel, Thomas Echterhof, Herbert Pfeifer
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 2016 abstract booklet – for download.