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Refinement of Eutectic Carbides in M2 High Speed Steel by Adjusting Magnetic Flux Density During Magnetic Controlled ESR Process

Thermodynamic Basis of Isothermal Carbothermic Reduction of Oxide in Liquid Steel for Simultaneous Analysis of Soluble/Insoluble Oxygen Contents in the Steel Specimens

Influence of a Prior Oxidation on the Reduction Behavior of Magnetite Iron Ore Ultra-Fines Using Hydrogen

Numerical Simulation of Decarburization Reaction with Oxygen Blowing During RH Refining Process

Insight into the Viscosity-Structure Relationship of MnO-SiO2-MgO-Al2O3 Fused Submerged Arc Welding Flux

Promotion or Suppression of Eutectic and Peri-Eutectic Growth in Containerlessly Processed Fe-Ni-Ti Alloys


Formation Mechanism of a Wide Face Longitudinal Off-corner Depression During Thick Slab Continuous Casting

A Dynamic Mixed-Control Model for BOF Metal–Slag–Gas Reactions

Effect of ionic structure on dissolution behavior of nickel in aluminosilicate slags 

Effect of prior oxidation on the reduction behavior of magnetite-based iron ore in hydrogen-induced fluidized bed

Influence of grain refiners on the wettability of Al2O3 substrate by aluminum melt

Elucidation of gas formation effect on strong inhibition of magnetite dissolution in Cu2S through in-situ analysis of reactive interface

Multiphase Field Modeling of Dendritic Solidification of Low-Carbon Steel with Peritectic Phase Transition

Nucleation of SiO2-CaO-Al2O3 Slag in Oxidative Ladle Refining of Metallurgical Grade Silicon

Propagation of Input Uncertainties in Numerical Simulations of Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Electrochemical Methods for the Study of Liquid Metals: Highlights from Metallurgical Transactions


Solidified Microstructure of Wear Resistant Fe-Cr-C-B Overlays

Hidden Phenomena during Transient Reaction Trajectories in Liquid Metals Processing

Recent Progress in Titanium Extraction and Recycling

Review of Peritectic Solidification Mechanisms and Effects in Steel Casting

A Review of Steel Processing Considerations for Oxide Cleanliness

Kinetic Modeling of Non-Metallic Inclusions Behavior in Molten Steel - A Review

Computational Thermodynamic Calculations: FactSage from CALPHAD Thermodynamic Database to Virtual Process Simulation


Mechanisms and Kinetics of Reduction of Solid NiO in CO/CO2 and CO/Ar Gas Mixtures

Microstructure evolution during controlled solidification of "Fe2O3"-CaO-SiO2 liquids in air

MnS Precipitation Behavior of High Sulfur Microalloyed Steel under Sub-rapid Solidification Process

Thermal Upgrading of Nickeliferous Pyrrhotite Tailings for the Recovery of Nickel in the Form of Ferronickel Alloy


Mathematical Investigation of Fluid Flow, Mass Transfer, and Slag-steel Interfacial Behavior in Gas-stirred Ladles

Recovery of Platinum Group Metals from Spent Catalysts Using Iron Chloride Vapor Treatment 

Effect of Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) on Dephosphorization of Molten Steel by Electric Arc Furnace Slag

Numerical Simulation of Bulging Deformation for Wide-thick Slab under Uneven Cooling Conditions

Thermodynamic Considerations of Direct Oxygen Removal from Titanium by Utilizing the Deoxidation Capability of Rare-Earth Metals 

Simulator of Non-homogenous Alumina and Current Distribution in an Aluminum Electrolysis Cell to Predict Low-Voltage Anode Effects

Understanding the relationship between structure and thermophysical properties of CaO-SiO2-MgO-Al2O3 molten slags

Selective Extraction and Recovery of Nd and Dy from Nd−Fe−B Magnet Scrap by Utilizing Molten MgCl2 

Evolution of Size and Chemical Composition of Copper Concentrate Particles Oxidized Under Simulated Flash Smelting Conditions 


Modeling and Simulation of the Off-Gas in an Electric Arc Furnace

Mold Simulator Study of Heat Transfer Phenomenon during the Initial Solidification in Continuous Casting Mold

On the Initial Rate of Fluid-Solid Reactions

Study on the Equilibrium between Liquid Iron and Calcium Vapor

On the capability of non-metallic inclusions to act as nuclei for acicular ferrite in different steel grades

The Dynamic Interfacial Oxygen Potential between Iron-Carbon Droplets and Oxidizing Slag

The Influence of Sulfur on Dephosphorization Kinetics between Bloated Metal Droplets and Slag Containing FeO


Thermodynamics of Nitrogen in Fe-Mn-Al-Si-C Alloy Melts

Entropic Heat Effects in Aluminum Electrolysis Cells with Inert Anodes

Materials for a Non-Steady-State World

Effect of Amount of Carbon on the Reduction Efficiency of Iron Ore-Coal Composite Pellets in Multi-layer Bed Rotary Hearth Furnace (RHF)

Mg Doping Induced Effects on Structural, Optical, and Electrical Properties as Well as Cytotoxicity of CeO2 Nanostructures

Simultaneous Evaporation of Cu and Sn from Liquid Steel

Control of Crystal Morphology for Mold Flux During High-Aluminum AHSS Continuous Casting Process

Study of Shell-Mold Thermal Resistance: Laboratory Measurements, Estimation from Compact Strip Production Plant Data, and Observation of Simulated Flux-Mold Interface

Digitalizing the Circular Economy

Investigation of High-Temperature Slag/Copper/Spinel Interactions

A Model for Dissolution of Lime in Steelmaking Slags


Morphology Control for Al2O3 Inclusion without Ca Treatment in High-Aluminum Steel

Improvement of Resistance of MgO Based Refractory to Slag Penetration by In Situ Spinel Formation

Hydrogen Embrittlement Understood

Electroreduction of Iron(III) Oxide Pellets to Iron in Alkaline Media:  A Typical Shrinking-core Reaction Process

Measurement of Density of Fe-Co Alloys Using Electrostatic Levitation

Entropic Heat Effects in Aluminum Electrolysis Cells with Inert Anodes


Removal of Vanadium from Molten Aluminum - Part III.  Analysis of Industrial Boron Treatment Practice

Large Eddy Simulations of Double-Ruler Electromagnetic Field Effect on Transient Flow during Continuous Casting

Stress-Induced Grain Growth in an Ultra-fine Grained Al Alloy 

Surface Tension Measurements of Calcia-Alumina Slags -- A Comparison of Dynamic Methods

Effect of Ca on the Behavior of Double Oxide Film Defects in Commercially Pure Aluminum Melt


Highly Anisotropic Steel Processed by Selective Laser Melting

Effect of Silicon on the Desulfurization of Al-killed Steels - Part II.  Experimental Results and Plant Trials

Quasi-chemical Viscosity Model for Fully Liquid Slag in the
Al2O3-CaO-MgO-SiO2 System, Part I:  Revision of the Model

Thermodynamic Analysis of the Cu-As-S-(O) System Relevant to Sulfuric Acid Baking of Enargite at 473 K (200 °C)


Leaching Process Investigation of Secondary Aluminum Dross: The Effect of CO2 on Leaching Process of Salt Cake from Aluminum Remelting Process

Heat Transfer Phenomena across Mold Flux by Using the Infrared Emitter Technique 

Crystallization Behavior of the CaO-Al2O3-MgO System Studied with a Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope 

Effective Dissolution of Platinum by Using Chloride Salts in Recovery Process 

Oxidation Studies of SiAlON/MgAlON Ceramics with Fe2O3 and Cao Impurities, Part II: Phase Evolution 

Heat Transfer Phenomena across Mold Flux by Using the Infrared Emitter Technique