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Hydrogen Fuel for Future Economy

Hydrogen Fuel for Future Economy Hydrogen is the fuel of the future. It is an energy carrier which can transform the present fossil-fuel dependent economy into a hydrogen economy and which can provide an emission-free fuel. It can be used in internal combustion engines or fuel cells producing virtually no greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions when …

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Role of Technological Discipline in Process Performance

Role of Technological Discipline in Process Performance A steel plant consists of a large number of processes. The steel plant organization is required to attain certain levels of productivity, safety and quality in the processes for achieving overall organizational performance level which can cause employees, investors, customers and other stake holder a sense of pride …

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Hydrogen and Decarbonization of Steel Production

Hydrogen and Decarbonization of Steel Production The main drivers for a sustainable energy future centre around the need to (i) reduce global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and improve the air quality, (ii) ensure security of energy supply and move towards the use of sustainable energy resources, and (iii) create a new industrial and technological energy …

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Hot Blast Stove Refractories

Hot Blast Stove Refractories Hot blast stove is used to preheat air used in the blast furnace. It works as a counter-current regenerative heat exchanger. It consists of tall, cylindrical steel structures lined with different kinds of refractories and almost completely filled with checker bricks where heat is stored and then transferred to the fresh …

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Role of Workplace Environment in Influencing Employee Productivity

Role of Workplace Environment in Influencing Employee Productivity Workplace is an arranged area which is provided by the organization to its employees for carrying out their work. This arranged area can be described as the layout of a work space which suits the nature of the job or task which is to be performed. It …

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Basic Concepts of Corrosion of Iron and Steel

Basic Concepts of Corrosion of Iron and Steel Iron and steel materials in practical use are normally exposed to corrosion in the atmospheric and aqueous environments. Corrosion is the deterioration of these materials by chemical interaction with their environment. It is one of the problems frequently encountered in the present day industrialized society. As per …

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Blast Furnace Valves

Blast Furnace Valves Blast furnace (BF) process needs large quantity and variety of valves. During ironmaking in the BF, a number of gases, utilities, and dust are to be handled. These include (i) combustion gas, combustion air, and waste flue gas in hot blast stoves, (ii) cold air blast, oxygen, and hot air blast, (iii) …

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Role of Training and Development in Employee and Organizational Performance

Role of Training and Development in Employee and Organizational Performance The accomplishments or issues experienced by an organization are highly dependent to the performance of its employees. Also, changing technology needs that the employees possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to cope with new processes and production techniques. Hence, it is important for the …

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Wastewater and Water Treatment Technologies

Wastewater and Water Treatment Technologies Cheap and plentiful, water was for centuries a production utility which the steel industry took for granted. But in the present scenario, water resources are becoming increasingly scarce due to the growing imbalance between fresh water availability and consumption, hence the access to clean and safe water has become one …

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Safety, Environment, and Health Issues of Iron and Steel Industry

Safety, Environment, and Health Issues of Iron and Steel Industry The iron and steel industry is a heavy industry. In addition to the safety hazards normally present in giant plants, massive equipment, and movement of large masses of materials, employees are exposed to the heat of molten metal and slag at temperatures upto 1,800 deg …

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