Review: Paderin, S.N. and Filippov, V.V., Teoriya i raschety metallurgicheskikh sistem i protsessov (Theory and Calculation of Metallurgical Systems and Processes), Moscow: Mosk. Inst. Stali i Splavov, 2002, 334 pp.

Review: Paderin, S.N. and Filippov, V.V., Teoriya i raschety metallurgicheskikh sistem i... Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry, Vol. 76, No. 4, 2003, p. 674. Translated from Zhurnal Prikladnoi Khimii, Vol. 76, No. 4, 2003, p. 698. Original Russian Text Copyright 2003 by Morachevskii. BOOK REVIEWS Paderin, S.N. and Filippov, V.V., Teoriya i raschety metallurgicheskikh sistem i protsessov (Theory and Calculation of Metallurgical Systems and Processes), Moscow: Mosk. Inst. Stali i Splavov, 2002, 334 pp. The book is devoted to a topical problem and is decarbonization with gaseous oxygen, considers ki- recommended by the educational-methodological as- netic features of the process, and presents results of sociation for education in metallurgy as a textbook for pilot meltings under industrial conditions. The ninth students of higher school institutions training bache- chapter (pp. 317 329) contains evidence about oxida- lors and engineers specialized in metallurgy. This tion processes accompanying the decarbonization of purpose of the book, aimed at a wide audience of steels. The bibliographic list gives the recommended specialists in metallurgy, imposes special require- literature for each chapter of the book separately. ments on its structure, content, manner of presenta- Unfortunately, the absence of titles of journal articles tion, graphical illustrations, and choice of examples impairs its information value, the more so as no ref- for calculations. erences are given in the text. Each chapter, including the first one, which drops The textbook comprises a foreword, nine chapters, out of the general structure of the textbook, pays much and list of recommended literature. The very brief attention to problems, some of which are worked and foreword (pp. 7, 8) describes the level of cast iron others are intended for independent solution. On the and steel production and modern tendencies in the whole, both kinds of problems and control questions development of ferrous metallurgy. The first chapter account for about 30% of the book’s volume. (pp. 9 30) is devoted to the state and nearest pro- spects for the development of ferrous metallurgy in Analysis of the textbook by S.N. Paderin and the world. Unfortunately, virtually no attention is V.V. Filippov shows that, in describing the concentra- given to the industry of Russia, its state and prospects. tion and temperature dependences of thermodynamic functions in metallic and slag melts, the authors ob- The second chapter (pp. 31 54) contains general viously prefer complicated versions of the regular evidence about thermodynamic description of metallic solution model, using such not quite clear terms as solutions. The third chapter (pp. 55 77) considers pseudoregular and subregular solutions. The ter- very briefly some thermodynamic models, which are minology of this kind and the associated mathematical mainly based on complicated versions of the consept apparatus were first applied to metallurgical systems of regular solutions. The fourth chapter (pp. 78 114) more than 40 years ago in publications of mostly do- is devoted to specific features of the thermodynamic mestic authors and are used now only by few research- behavior of dilute solutions. The problems associated ers. It is hardly advisable to use models of this kind in with the choice of the standard state and the interac- a textbook intended for introduction of students into tion parameters are discussed in detail. The objects of the thermodynamics of variable-composition phases thermodynamic analysis in the fifth chapter (pp. 115 for the example of metallurgical systems. Unfortu- 209) are metallurgical slags, mattes, and fluxes. The nately, the presentation of the basic thermodynamic small sixth chapter (pp. 210 233) contains evidence relationships is impaired by a number of annoying about the solubility of oxygen in liquid iron, oxidative errors. refining of the liquid metal, and thermodynamics of steel deoxidation. The seventh chapter (pp. 234 293) In our opinion, the book can be used in training of considers in detail the use of solid electrolytes with engineers and masters specializing in ferrous metal- anionic conduction for determining the activity of ox- lurgy, but there is no sufficient reason to recommend ygen in liquid iron and steels and discusses the electro- it for bachelors specializing in metallurgy or engineers chemical properties of solid electrolytes and the limits of wide metallurgical profile. of electrochemical stability of transducers. The eighth chapter (pp. 294 316) analyzes the problem of steel A. G. Morachevskii 1070-4272/03/7604-0674 $25.00 2003 MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry Springer Journals

Review: Paderin, S.N. and Filippov, V.V., Teoriya i raschety metallurgicheskikh sistem i protsessov (Theory and Calculation of Metallurgical Systems and Processes), Moscow: Mosk. Inst. Stali i Splavov, 2002, 334 pp.

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