Fuels, Furnaces, Refractories and Pyrometry (2152104)   Old Code : 152104

4 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
Theory Marks
20 + 10 + 20
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem

Knowledge of Elements of Metallurgy and basic science skills
The Fuels, Furnaces, Refractories and Pyrometry course is to prepare students for careers in metallurgy engineering where knowledge of Fuels, Furnaces, Refractories and Pyrometry can be applied to the advancement of technology. All important metallurgical operations like extraction of metals, melting,heat treatment etc. are carried out in various metallurgical furnaces. Fuels are basic requirements of furnaces and play a major role in quality and cost of any metallurgical product. Optimum utilization and quality control of fuel is must in metallurgical operations. Refractories are very important material for construction of furnaces which help in the efficient utilization of heat in furnace. Knowledge of Temperature Measurement and Control is must for functioning of furnaces. Thus Fuels, Furnaces,Refractories and Pyrometry course will enable students to solve metallurgical problems upon graduation while at the same time, provide a firm foundation for the pursuit of graduate studies in metallurgy engineering.
Course Outcome
After learning the course the students should be able to:
1. Explain various temperature measurement and control devices.
2. Compare different types of fuels and describe their testing methods.
3. Explain the coke making process and its by-products recovery.
4. Explain the use of different Non-conventional energy Resources for metallurgical applications.
5. Explain different aspects of Combustion process of fuels and Solve problems based on this.
6. Classify and explain Construction and working of different furnaces.
7. Analyze causes of Heat losses in furnaces and suggest methods of minimization it and Waste heat recovery.
8. Explain various Properties, manufacturing and testing of refractories.
9. Select the relevant refractory material for the metallurgical operations.
10. Demonstrate the ability to use the core concepts of engineering application in Fuels, Furnaces, Refractories and Pyrometry.
11. Demonstrate the ability to select the proper type of furnace with relevant refractory material, use appropriate Fuel and temperature measurement device to obtain qualitative solutions of given metallurgical operation.

Active Learning
Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos,animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus to be covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should submit to GTU.