Flow Visualization in Steel Casting

  • J. Ježek
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)

Summary

Using flow visualization, the flow pattern of steel in ingot moulds, pouring tubes and crystallizers, which influences the quality of the casting, was investigated. Some of the results obtained have a broader applicability.

Keywords

Porosity Argon Mold Shrinkage Smoke 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ježek
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringTechnical UniversityPragueCzechoslovakia

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