Methods and Tools of Improving Steel Manufacturing Processes: Current State and Future Methods

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    Abstract

    The steel industry is continuously looking for new ways to improve resource efficiency and sustainability due to high dependence on resources and increasing demand for more sustainable production. There are general tools and methodologies available and applicable for a wide range of production processes. The general tools and methodologies have similar characteristics as the domain specific tools needed or already utilized in the steel industry. However, there is still clear need for integration, further development, domain specific modelling, utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning. This paper reviews the current state and recent developments of plant coordination & control, raw materials & energy optimization and quality management in steel industry and discusses the future methods and developments.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1174-1179
    Number of pages6
    JournalIFAC-PapersOnLine
    Volume52
    Issue number13
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2019
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event9th IFAC Conference on Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control - Berlin, Germany
    Duration: 28 Aug 201930 Aug 2019

    Keywords

    • Steel industry
    • Plants
    • Process systems
    • Co-ordination
    • Control
    • Optimization
    • Quality

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