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Josef S. Kapitan Award Recipients




Investigation of Different Equipment Setups for Ammonia Wash and Desulfurization
Dr. Frank Sowa, Michael Wolf



New Findings from the DMT Small-Scale Coking Test Retort Regarding Coke Quality and Coke Oven Wall Safety
Dr. Drazen Gajic, Dr. Manfred Kaiser



"Comparison of Byproduct and Heat-Recovery Cokemaking Technologies," Paul S. Towsey, Ian A. Cameron, Yakov M. Gordon



"Activated Carbon Injection Optimization Study for Controlling Mercury emissions at Haverhill North Coke Company," Timothy J. Wojtowicz, Chris Sharp



“Effect of Coke Minerals and Carbon Structure on Coke Behavior in the Ruukki Blast Furnace,” Sushil K. Gupta, Allah Wasaya, Olavi Kerkkonen, Riku Kanniala, Dave G. Osborne, Veena Sahajwalla



“Effect of Coal Pre-treating Technology on Coke Strength.”, Kenji Kato, Seiji Nomura, Takashi Arima, Masaaki Naito, Hiroshi Uematsu



"Enhancement of Blast Furnace Reaction Efficiency Through the Use of Highly Reactive Coke", Seiji Nomura, Shinroku Matsuzaki, Masaaki Naito, His Atsugu Kitaguchi, Toshihide Tahara, Hiroyuki Ayukawa, Satoshi Koizumi, Yoshikuni Ogata, Takeshi Nakayama, Tetsuya Abe



"Coal Cost Reduction Using Low-Rank Coals",
Hardarshan S. Valia



“The Manufacturing and Marketing of Liquid Ammonia Sulfate Solution”
J.F. Fittipaldo




Development and Application of Discrete Element Charging Burden Model
Chung-Ken Ho, Shan-Wen Du, Chi-Seng Chou, Che-Hsiung Tung



Continuous Monitoring of Liquid Level and Thermal State in the Hearth Based on Measurement of EMF of the Blast Furnace Shell
Michael A. Alter, Joseph M. Brunner, Daniel J. Holmes



An Investigation of Unstable Blast Furnace Operations Caused by Stockpiled Iron Ore Pellets
Stuart J. Street



Proven Practice and Future Prospects of Blast Furnace Reductant injection
Jim Plooij, Douwe Bergsma, Ewout Tesselaar



Blast Furnace Hearth Protection by Simultaneous Injection of Pulverized Coal and Synthetic Titanium Dioxide Products
Walter Hartig, Djamschid Amirzadeh-Asl, Ing. Dioeter Funders



Modeling Coal Combustion Behavior in an Ironmaking Blast Furnace Raceway – Model Development and Applications
Daniel Maldonado, Peter R. Austin, Paul Zulli, Baoyu Guo



Experimental Probing of Temperatures in Blast Furnace Tuyeres.”, Christopher J. Rabold, Ernesto J. Serrano, Otavio M. Fortini



Blast Furnace Performance and Tuyere Practice at Stelco Hamilton No. 5 Blast Furnace
John D' Alessio, Frank Kielbowich, Zhanging Wu, Wei-Kao Lu



A Nontraditional Taphole Repair at L Blast Furnace
Bruce D. Stackhouse, Paul Lux, Taleb M. Talaat



3-D Computational Modeling of a Blast Furnace Hearth
F. Yan, C.Q. Zhou, D. Huang, P. Chaubal, Y. Zhao

Recipients Prior to 2005



"Novel Equations to Establish Influence of Char Structure on Reactivity During PCI in a Blast Furnace"
L. Lu, A. McLean, V. Sahajwalla, C. Kong, D. Harris



"Assessment of the Blast Furnace Lower Zone Permeability Based on Liquids Flow Distribution"
S.J. Chew, P. Zulli, P.R. Austin, J.G. Mathieson, A. Yu



"Mineralogical Study of Iron Ore Pellets Behavior Under Reducing Conditions: New Information Given by Individual Pellet Testing"
J.F. Wilhelmy, T.I. Martinovic, D. Fluery, G. Paquet



"Prevention of Hearth Wear by Forming a Stable Solidified Layer"
H. Itaya, T. Kawai, T. Matsumoto, Y. Sawa, K. Takeda, S. Watakabe



"Operation Guidance Techniques for Blast Furnace Casting and Liquids Management"
A. Beck, J. Dunning, B. Nightingale, F. Tanzil, S. Vardy



"Model Based Control of a Coke Battery"
R. Cunningham, K. Hockings, J. Srour, P.M. Stone, P. Zulli



"Record Production on Gary No. 13 Blast Furnace with 450 lbs/thm Co Injection Rates"
K.J. Schuett, D.G. White



"New Process to Avoid Emissions: Constant Pressure in Coke Ovens"
F. Giertz, K. Hofherr, F. Huhn



"Sustained Production in Excess of 9 Tons/100 Ft3 W.V. at Middletown No. 3 Blast Furnace"
W. Dibert, D.A. Kercsmar, J. Kleather, Y. Yamauchi



"Rapid "In-Flight" Reduction of Fine Iron Ore Injected into a Blast Furnace"
K. Nozawa, S. Sasahara, K. Shibata, M. Shimizu



"Magnetite Oxidation of Acid and Fluxed Taconite Pellets"
L. Haas, R. Moe, J.C. Nigro



"Unexpected Phenomena of Burden Behavior in Blast Furnaces and Their Impact on Control Strategies"
K. Grebe, K. Elngel, K.P. Stricker, G. Winzer



“Development of Smelting Reduction of Iron Ore–An Approach to Commercial Ironmaking"
T. Ibaraki, H. Ishikawa, M. Kanemoto, H. Katayama, S. Ogata



"The Effect of Blast Furnace Coal Injection Upon Bosh Coke Properties, Coke Combustion and Furnace Permeability"
R.R. Willmers



"Improvement of the Blast Furnace Operation with the Center Coke Charging at Kakogawa No. 2 Blast Furnace"
R. Hori, S. Inaba, Y. Kimura, M. Miyatani, F. Noma, M. Shimizu, T. Uenaka



"Probing Blast Furnace Raceway Zone by Use of a Newly Developed Tuyere Probe"
T. Fukutake, H. Kato, T. Nakai, S. Taguchi, K. Takeda



"Delineation of Spacial Variations in Coal Charge and Coke Mass
Characteristics in a Commercial Preheated Pipeline-Charged Coke Oven"

D.D. Kaegi



"Organized Control Systems to Establish the Stable Operation of a Blast Furnace"
M. Gono, H. Haswgawa, Y. Ishkawa, N. Kawamura, S. Okubo, Y. Shimomura, T. Sugiyama



"Wall Pressure Measurement and Interpretation of Internal Gas Pressure in a Six Meter Coke Battery"
G.M. Latshaw, H.R. McCollum, R.W. Stanley



"Influence of Post Reaction Strength of Coke on Blast Furnace Operation"
Y. Age, T. Nishi, Y. Ishikawa, M. Kase, K. Ono, M. Sugata



"New Developments in Pipeline Charging Preheated Coal at Inland Steel"
A.A. Arsenault, P.A Rupp, S.M. Sorensen Jr.



"Coal and Oil Mixture Injection into Blast Furnace"
T. Iba, Y. Kamei, M. Kojima, I. Kurashige, T. Miyazaki, Y. Shoji, S. Yabe