This book is made for engineers who build plants,
metallurgists who operate them, as well as researchers. The presentation is
based mainly on treatment practices and results obtained during the last decade
of the 20th century. Contents include: a description and results of secondary
metallurgical processes; cleanliness of steel and slag management; influence of
ladle refractory on the melt; continuous casting and cleanliness; environmental
considerations; ecological balances; and automation systems.