A finite difference model of the iron ore sinter process

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Muller, J.; de Vries, T.L.; Dippenaar, B.A.; Vreugdenburg, J.C.;
  • Publisher: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Subject: coke combustion | calcination | evaporation and condensation | melting and solidification | finite difference method | sinter strength | iron ore sintering

Iron ore fines are agglomerated to produce sinter, which is an important feed material for blast furnaces worldwide. A model of the iron ore sintering process has been developed with the objective of being representative of the sinter pot test, the standard laboratory p... View more
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