Pohang University of Science and Technology(POSTECH)

Ferrous Technology I

Taught in English

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Kim, Nack Joon
Suh, Dong Woo
Kang, Youn-Bae

Instructors: Kim, Nack Joon


(658 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
4 hours to complete
3 weeks at 1 hour a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 6 modules in this course

This course introduces the very first history of iron and steel. You will learn from where iron came from to the first production of iron by human industry. Information on the basic concept of iron and steel will be covered.

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6 videos

This course explains the development of steel industry with the timeline on the history of iron and steel making processes. Information on the world production of steels and the importance of steel industry will also be treated.

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4 videos

The next four courses cover the whole steel production process. This particular course covers the ironmaking from raw materials. Processes from the pretreatment of raw materials to the reaction inside the blast furnace are treated. Alternative ironmaking process to reduce the environmental problems will also be introduced.

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4 videos1 quiz

This course handles the steel making process which is converting the hot metal formed in the ironmaking process into steel. Hot metal pretreatment to decrease some of the impurities, and basic oxygen furnace (BOF) process to reach the required composition will be treated in detail. Related reactions and technics are also introduced.

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4 videos1 quiz

Secondary refining processes to acquire the final composition of steel are covered in this course. Various facilities and processes of deoxidizing and degassing are explained. Other steelmaking routes of employing electric arc furnace (EAF) and processes are stainless steel (STS) production are also introduced.

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3 videos1 quiz

This course handles the final processes of casting and rolling to obtain the final steel products. Casting to form semi-final products is explained with the main components and their functions. Rolling processes are treated separately into hot rolling and cold rolling.

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2 videos1 quiz


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4.5 (186 ratings)
Kim, Nack Joon
Pohang University of Science and Technology(POSTECH)
2 Courses14,987 learners
Suh, Dong Woo
Pohang University of Science and Technology(POSTECH)
2 Courses14,987 learners
Kang, Youn-Bae
Pohang University of Science and Technology(POSTECH)
2 Courses14,987 learners

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