thermochemistry

Navigating the chemical space: Sustainable metallurgy through materials informatics

How can we accelerate the transformation of the iron and steel industry using materials informatics? Computational thermochemistry is fundamental for the transition to sustainable metallurgy. You need to understand thermodynamics to create process models – or to discover new alloy compositions for advanced engineering applications. We face challenges such as the decarbonization of steel metallurgy

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GTT at MSE 2022

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From September 27th to 29th 2022 the Material Science and Engineering (MSE, https://dgm.de/mse/2022/) conference will take place in Darmstadt and we are excited to be there! In total, GTT will be represented by three talks: Talk 1: Building a common platform for thermodynamic optimizations Speaker: Florian Tang When: 09/28/2022, 9.20 AM CET Talk 2: Accuracy

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Congratulations to Gunnar Eriksson on the 50 years anniversary of his publication on SOLGAS

In Acta Chemica Scandinavica Gunnar Eriksson published a series of publications which culminated in 1971 in the third paper titled SOLGAS, a Computer Program for Calculating the Composition and Heat Condition of an Equilibrium Mixture. [1] In the abstract he stated: “A computer program named SOLGAS is described. SOLGAS is a program for calculating equilibrium

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SimuSage at work

In connection with the Industry 4.0 initiative, tools for process simulation and process optimization are recently gaining in importance. In the context of metallurgy, its digitalization will work as an enabler of the „circular economy“ [1], by a combination of fundamentally-based process models, artificial intelligence, big data approaches and last by not least, guided by

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A SimuSage Process Model for the Oxidative Stage of the TSL Process

In recent years, there has been a continuous societal and industrial effort to promote the so-called „circular economy“. According to this paradigm, for producing engineering materials in general, and metals and alloys in particular, the chemical elements which are presently necessary in our economy should not be extracted from the so-called primary ores but instead

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A Simusage Process Model for the Iron Blast Furnace

Harvey and Gheribi[1] developed a thermochemistry-based model for the iron blast furnace. In their work, the corresponding process model was developed with a flowsheeting approach based on the connected local equilibrium reactors method, which was implemented using SimuSage, one of the very successful members the GTT’s product family. The model was constructed based on the

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