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This selection of outstanding articles published recently in steel research international (2014 impact factor: 1.118) covers such diverse topics as high-entropy steels, medium-manganese steels, characterization methods, continuous casting, slag properties, deoxidation, desulfurization and nitrogen removal. All articles can be accessed for free. Click here.

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  1. Effect of Material Processing and Imposed Mechanical Stress on the Magnetic, Mechanical, and Microstructural Properties of High-Silicon Electrical Steel

    Nora Leuning, Simon Steentjes, Kay Hameyer, Markus Schulte and Wolfgang Bleck

    Article first published online: 28 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201600039

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    Non grain-oriented electrical steel is used as magnetic core material for electrical machines. Thus, electromagnetic properties are pivotal for this material's function. Detrimental effects of changes in microstructure, residual, as well as external stresses due to mechanical processing need to be studied in order to improve NGO processing, prevent deterioration and optimize electrical machines.

  2. The Strip Steel Surface Defect Recognition Based on Multiple Support Vector Hyper-Sphere with Feature and Sample Weights

    Rongfen Gong, Chengdong Wu, Maoxiang Chu and Xiaoping Liu

    Article first published online: 25 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201600049

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    In this work, eight classes of strip steel surface defects are classified by FSW-MSVH classifier. The novel classifier adopts clustering information, Relief-F, one-versus-rest, and TSVH techniques. And it solves the problems of abnormal samples, weakly relevant features, and multi-class classification. So, FSW-MSVH multi-class classifier has superiority in accuracy and speed.

  3. Effect of Cooling Process on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of X100 Pipeline Steel

    Xiao-Guang Zhou, Cai-You Zeng, Hao Yang, Liang-Yu Ma, Zhen-Yu Liu, Di Wu and Guo-Dong Wang

    Article first published online: 21 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201500411

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    The effects of cooling rate and finish cooling temperature on microstructure and mechanical properties of X100 pipeline steel have been investigated by thermo-mechanical simulation experiment and hot rolling experiment. Meanwhile, the results reveal that the mixed microstructure consisting of fine bainitic ferrite lath, fine M/A islands, and dispersed precipitation play an important role in increasing the strength and toughness of X100 pipeline steel.

  4. Stress Analysis of a Continuous Casting Process, on the Basis of the Element-Free Galerkin Formulation

    Juan C. Álvarez Hostos, Eli S. Puchi Cabrera and Alfonso D. Bencomo

    Article first published online: 14 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201600019

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    In this work, the advantages of the element-free Galerkin technique, in comparison with the commons mesh-based methods, are used to solve the thermomechanical problem involved in a continuous casting (CC) process of a steel round billet. This research proposes a novel approach to predict the performance of a CC process, including a robust integration of the non-conservative strain components without requiring a mesh for discretizing the problem domain.

  5. Equilibrium between Carbon and FeO-Containing Slag in CO–CO2–H2O Atmosphere by FactSage Calculation

    Yan Wu, Hiroyuki Matsuura, Zhangfu Yuan and Fumitaka Tsukihashi

    Article first published online: 13 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/srin.201500482

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    A thermodynamic analysis of carbon gasification process with FeO–CaO–SiO2 slag as heat carrier in CO–CO2–H2O atmosphere is performed using FactSage 6.3 under steady temperature condition. The effects of initial FeO content in slag, the mass%CaO/mass%SiO2 ratio of slag, slag temperature, and added carbon amount upon the production of H2 and CO gases are investigated.