K1-MET Framework

Our reserach group is a reliable long-term partner in the K1-MET Framework. The cooperation started back in 2002 and was extendet within each new phase of the K1-MET Frameworke. The vision for this K1-MET period (2015-2023) is to become the leading and well-known reasearch center for metallurgical processes.

Besides other activities, our focus is on the model devlopement and modelling of the raceway zone in blast furncaces. These activities require an in-depth knowledge of reactive multiphase flows and their associated phenomena as well as tracking of reacting lagrangian particles to model the auxillary reduction agent injections. The developed models are applied for the optimization of blast furnace operation.