Automatic Secondary Cooling Control for the Continuous Casting Process of Steel

  • Erkki Laitinen
  • S. Louiienkilpi
  • T. Männikkü
  • P. Neittaanmäki
Part of the European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry book series (ECMI, volume 6)


Two simulation models for finding the optimal secondary cooling strategy in continuous casting process are presented. The first one is a two-dimensional off-line model for optimizing steady state casting operation. The second one is a one-dimensional model which can be used for simulating casting operation in real-time during varying casting conditions.


Heat Transfer Coefficient Continuous Casting Casting Speed Casting Condition Liquid Pool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erkki Laitinen
    • 1
    • 3
  • S. Louiienkilpi
    • 2
  • T. Männikkü
    • 1
  • P. Neittaanmäki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of JyväskyläFinland
  2. 2.Institution of Process MetallurgyHelsinki University of TechnologyFinland
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of JyväskyläJyväskyläFinland

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