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|Title:||Thermodynamic analysis of an electric arc furnance||Authors:||Ho, J.C.
|Issue Date:||1991||Citation:||Ho, J.C.,Chandratilleke, T.T. (1991). Thermodynamic analysis of an electric arc furnance. Energy Conversion and Management 31 (2) : 179-186. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||A thermodynamic analysis was performed on a 44-tonne capacity electric arc furnace. The results obtained showed that this process of billet steel manufacture from scrap iron has a specific energy consumption of 520 kWh/tonne of billet steel. First- and second-law efficiencies, based on electric energy input, were 84.7 and 58.6%, respectively. Modified first- and second-law efficiencies which considered the chemical energy from exothermic reactions as inherent energy input were 54.9 and 36.3%, respectively. Several areas in the production process were examined for the purpose of energy conservation and production cost reduction. The scrap charging and preheating sub-processes offered potential for energy saving for the steel mill. © 1991.||Source Title:||Energy Conversion and Management||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/58826||ISSN:||01968904|
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