Prediction of Ferroalloy Properties for Expert Evaluation of the Efficiency of their Use During Addition to Steel in a Ladle Furnace Unit

  • D. N. TogobitskayaEmail author
  • V. P. Piptyuk
  • A. F. Petrov
  • S. V. Grekov
  • A. S. Mirgorodskaya

A procedure is developed for calculating criteria for estimation and evaluation of chemical and structural micro-inhomogeneity of ferroalloy production melts. Models are proposed for predicting semi-empirical models of physical and chemical properties as well as thermophysical properties of standard ferroalloys. The duration of melting ferroalloys FeMn78, FeSi65, and MnSi17 with a different main element content is studied numerically with the aim of improving the efficient use of ferroalloys during extrafurnace deoxidation and alloying of steel.


ferroalloys properties interatomic reaction parameters criterion numerical modeling melting 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. N. Togobitskaya
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. P. Piptyuk
    • 1
  • A. F. Petrov
    • 1
  • S. V. Grekov
    • 1
  • A. S. Mirgorodskaya
    • 2
  1. 1.Z. I. Nekrasov Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy, Ukraine National Academy of Sciences (IChM NANU)DneprUkraine
  2. 2.Ukraine National Metallurgical Academy (NMetAU)DneprUkraine

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