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FE-Modelling of Continuous Casting Problem

  • P. Koikkalainen
  • E. Laitinen
  • S. Louhenkilpi
  • P. Neittaanmäki
  • L. Holappa
Conference paper

Summary

A mathematical model for simulating the heat transfer during solidification in continuous casting of steel is presented. The heat transfer coefficients along and across the strand are optimized. The evolution and location of thermal stresses are computed. Numerical examples are included.

Keywords

Heat Transfer Coefficient Thermal Stress Optimal Control Problem Continuous Casting Secondary Cool 
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© Springer Japan 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Koikkalainen
    • 1
  • E. Laitinen
    • 3
  • S. Louhenkilpi
    • 2
  • P. Neittaanmäki
    • 3
  • L. Holappa
    • 2
  1. 1.Lappeenranta University of TechnologyLappeenrantaFinland
  2. 2.Helsinki University of TechnologyEspooFinland
  3. 3.University of JyväskyläJyväskyläFinland

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