Slags play a vital role in many high-temperature processes and frequently, it is the physical properties
of the slag which determine process control and product quality. The course aims to provide an
understanding of the nature of molten and solid slags and to provide suitable methods to estimate
their physical properties.
Slag properties are dependent on their structure; the factors affecting slag structure are described
and how these factors interact to affect individual properties in different ways. The various factors
affecting thermo-physical measurements are described. From an industrial standpoint, there is a
great need to estimate these thermo-physical properties. The various methods used to provide
these estimates are outlined. Software is provided to calculate the various thermo-physical properties
from the chemical composition of the slag. Instruction in the use of the software is also provided.
- Refractory erosion and factors affecting slag reactivities
- Factors affecting thermo-physical properties of slags (eg. viscosity, electrical conductivity etc.)
- Structure of silicates and alumino-silicate slags
- Models available to estimate slag properties
- Software to calculate physical properties of slags from chemical composition
- Use of software provided
Date and Time:
Sunday, March 11, 2012. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Member Fee: $475
Nonmember Fee: $525
Late Member Fee: $550
Late Nonmember Fee: $600
How to Register:
Meeting registrants may sign up for this course using the online registration form or register on-site at the registration desk.
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