6th International Conference on Modelling and Simulation of Metallurgical Processes in Steelmaking (SteelSim) 2015 Lake Garda

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  • The 6th International Conference on Modelling and Simulation of Metallurgical Processes in Steelmaking (SteelSim) will be organized by Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia (AIM), the Italian Society for Metallurgy, in Bardolino, Italy on September 23 – 25, 2015 at the Congress Center of Aqualux Hotel Spa Suite & Terme.

    Nowadays, the modelling and simulation of metallurgical processes covers an important role in optimizing technological processes, decreasing production costs, increasing steel quality and defining the correct design of metallurgical processes in order to improve their sustainability even from the environmental point of view. The fundamentals of metallurgical processes can be deeply investigated through physical and numerical modelling according to several numerical approaches.

    Traditional and new mathematical techniques applied by modern simulation facilities allow to achieve several interesting and useful results to understand physical interaction and to design a profitable metallurgical process. The simulations technique can be applied to the different steps of the metallurgical production route: production and refining of liquid metals, solidification, plastic deformation, thermo-​mechanical processes, thermal treatment, verification of structural reliability etc..

    Conference Focus and Topics

    The papers and posters will reflect the present state of the art in modelling and simulation in steelmaking:

    • Physical modelling of metallurgical phenomena
    • Physical modelling of metallurgical processes
    • Verification of modelling results compared to in-​plant data
    • Utilization of mathematical models and simulation to optimize metallurgical processes
    • Application of mathematical modelling to improve and verify steel performances

    Application fields

    • Ironmaking
    • Primary metallurgy (aluminium alloys, copper alloys, titanium alloys etc.)
    • Secondary steelmaking
    • Refining of metal alloys
    • Thermodynamic and kinetic simulation of the metallurgical systems
    • Casting and solidification
    • Electrochemical processes
    • Metalforming processes and thermo-​mechanical treatment
    • Heat treatments
    • Fracture mechanics and safety criteria
    • Fatigue mechanics
    • Safety criteria
    • Application of mathematical modelling for the reduction of environmental impact of metallurgical processes

    Conference Proceedings

    The full text of the accepted papers will be published in the CD-​Rom proceedings and issued to attendees on arrival at the Conference.

    Scientific and Steering Committee

    • M. Baricco — Università di Torino, Italy
    • M. Bellet — Mines ParisTech, France
    • R. Boom — Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
    • B. Buchmayr — Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria
    • M. De Santis — Centro Sviluppo Materiali, Italy
    • M. Gabrielli — Enginsoft, Italy
    • M. Jahazi – École de technologie supérieure, Montréal, CanadaK. Kinnunen — Ruukki Metals Oy, Finland
    • B.C. Liu — Tsinghua University, China
    • A. Ludwig – Montanuniversität Leoben, AustriaC. Mapelli – Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    • H. Pfeifer — RWTH Aachen University, AustriaM. Pietrzyk – AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
    • A. Pola — Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    • D. Sichen — Royal Institute of Technology KTH, Sweden
    • C. Sommitsch — Graz University of Technology, Austria
    • K.-H. Spitzer — Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
    • M. Tkadlečková — VŠB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
    • L. Valente — Ecotre, Italy
    • S. Vandeputte — OCAS NV, Belgium
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