Publications

An exhaustive list of publications is available here.

Scientific articles and books

  1. T. Vuolio, V.-V. Visuri, T. Paananen, and T. Fabritius, “Identification of Rate, Extent and Mechanisms of Hot Metal Resulfurization with CaO–SiO2–NaO2 Slag Systems,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, forthcoming.
  2. J. Miettinen, V.-V. Visuri, and T. Fabritius, "Thermodynamic description of the Fe–Al–Mn–Si–C system for modelling solidification of steels", Acta Universitatis Ouluensis C Technica, no. 704, forthcoming.
  3. T. Veijola, M. Aula, N. Hyttinen, V.-V. Visuri, M. Jokinen, and T. Fabritius, "Modifying the EAF voltage tap profile for lower electrode tip consumption and increased energy efficiency", Proceedings of the 4th European Steel Technology and Application Days, Steel Institute VDEh, Düsseldorf, Germany, forthcoming.
  4. V.-V. Visuri, P. Sulasalmi, T. Vuolio, T. Paananen, T. Haas, H. Pfeifer, and T. Fabritius, "Mathematical Modelling of the Effect of Reagent Particle Size Distribution on the Efficiency of Hot Metal Desulphurisation", Proceedings of the 4th European Steel Technology and Application Days, Steel Institute VDEh, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2019, forthcoming.
  5. A. Kärnä, P. Sulasalmi, V.-V. Visuri, T. Fabritius, P. Torvinen, and J. Koskinen, "Numerical modelling of slag cooling", Proceedings of the 4th European Steel Technology and Application Days, Steel Institute VDEh, Düsseldorf, Germany, forthcoming.
  6. T. Vuolio, V.-V. Visuri, A. Sorsa, T. Paananen, and T. Fabritius, "Genetic Algorithm Based Variable Selection in Prediction of Hot Metal Desulfurization Kinetics", Steel Research International, forthcoming.
  7. S. Louhenkilpi, J. Miettinen, J. Laine, R. Vesanen, I. Rentola, J. Moilanen, V.-V. Visuri, E.-P. Heikkinen, and A. Jokilaakso, "Online Modelling of Heat Transfer, Solidification and Microstructure in Continuous Casting of Steel", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advances in Solidification Processes and 5th International Symposium on Cutting Edge of Computer Simulation of Solidification, Casting and Refining, The Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials, Salzburg, Austria, forthcoming.
  8. J. Miettinen, S. Louhenkilpi, V.-V. Visuri, and T. Fabritius, "Advances in Modeling of Steel Solidification with IDS", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advances in Solidification Processes and 5th International Symposium on Cutting Edge of Computer Simulation of Solidification, Casting and Refining, The Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials, Salzburg, Austria, forthcoming.
  9. N. Alia, M. Pylvänäinen, V.-V. Visuri, V. John, and S. Ollila, "Vibrations of a laboratory-scale gas-stirred ladle with two eccentric nozzles and multiple sensors", Journal of Iron and Steel Research International, DOI: 10.1007/s42243-019-00241-x, 2019.
  10. J. Miettinen, V.-V. Visuri, T. Fabritius, N. Milcheva, and G. Vassilev, "Thermodynamic Description of Ternary Fe-B-X Systems. Part 4: Fe-B-V", Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 451–456, 2019.
  11. E. K. Ramasetti, V.-V. Visuri, P. Sulasalmi, R. Mattila, and T. Fabritius, "Modelling of the Effect of the Gas Flow Rate on the Fluid Flow and Open-Eye Formation in a Water Model of a Steelmaking Ladle", Steel Research International, vol. 90, no. 2, article 1800365, 2019.
  12. E. K. Ramasetti, V.-V. Visuri, P. Sulasalmi, and T. Fabritius, "A CFD and Experimental Investigation of Slag Eye in Gas Stirred Ladle", Journal of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 5, pp. 78–86, 2018.
  13. E. K. Ramasetti, V.-V. Visuri, P. Sulasalmi, and T. Fabritius, ”Numerical Simulation of the Effect of Slag Thickness on Slag Eye Area in a Water Model Ladle”, Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2018, Australasian Fluid Dynamics Society, Australia, 2018.
  14. E.-P. Heikkinen, V.-V. Visuri, and T. Fabritius, "On the heterogeneity of AOD slags in different stages of blowing", Proceedings of the 8th European Oxygen Steelmaking Conference, Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia, Taranto, Italy, 2018.
  15. A. Kärnä, M. Järvinen, P. Sulasalmi, V.-V. Visuri, and T. Fabritius, "An Improved Model for the Heat-up Stage of the CAS-OB Process: Development and Validation", Steel Research International, vol. 89, no. 10, article 1800141, 2018.
  16. T. Vuolio, V.-V. Visuri, S. Tuomikoski, T. Paananen, and T. Fabritius, "Data-Driven Mathematical Modeling of the Effect of Particle Size Distribution on the Transitory Reaction Kinetics of Hot Metal Desulfurization", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 2692–2708, 2018.
  17. T. Palovaara, V.-V. Visuri, and T. Fabritius, "Physical modelling of gas injection in a ladle", Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Science and Technology of Steelmaking, Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia, Venice, Italy, no. 55, 2018.
  18. V.-V. Visuri, R. Mattila, P. Kupari, and T. Fabritius, "A comparative study on refractory wear associated with fluxes for AOD slags", Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Science and Technology of Steelmaking, Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia, Venice, Italy, no. 15, 2018.
  19. E. K. Ramasetti, V.-V. Visuri, P. Sulasalmi, and T. Fabritius, ”A CFD and Experimental Investigation of Slag Eye in Gas Stirred Ladle”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer, Niagara Falls, Canada, no. 148, 2018.
  20. E. K. Ramasetti, V.-V. Visuri, P. Sulasalmi, A. Kärnä, and T. Fabritius, "Numerical Study of Multiphase Flows in a Ladle for Different Closure Models", Proceedings of the 11th Pacific Symposium on Flow Visualization and Image Processing, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, no. 19, 2017.
  21. A. Kruskopf and V.-V. Visuri, "A Gibbs Energy Minimization Approach for Modeling of Chemical Reactions in a Basic Oxygen Furnace", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 3281–3300, 2017.
  22. H. Pesonen, V.-V. Visuri, T. Ikäheimonen, and T. Fabritius, "In Situ Measurement of Silicon Content in Molten Ferrochrome", Proceedings of the 3rd European Steel Technology and Application Days, The Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials, Vienna, Austria, pp. 1218–1227, 2017. 
  23. E.-P. Heikkinen, V.-V. Visuri, H. Suopajärvi, A. Kemppainen, M. Aula, P. Sulasalmi, and T. Fabritius, "Selected research focus areas for energy and material improvements in reduction and refining metallurgy"', Proceedings of the 2nd ISIJ-VDEh-Jernkontoret Joint Symposium, Jernkontoret, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 24–33, 2017. 
  24. V.-V. Visuri, M. Järvinen, A. Kärnä, P. Sulasalmi, E.-P. Heikkinen, P. Kupari and T. Fabritius, “A Mathematical Model for Reactions During Top-Blowing in the AOD Process: Validation and Results”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 1868–1884, 2017. 
  25. V.-V. Visuri, M. Järvinen, A. Kärnä, P. Sulasalmi, E.-P. Heikkinen, P. Kupari and T. Fabritius, “A Mathematical Model for Reactions During Top-Blowing in the AOD Process: Derivation of the Model”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 1850–1867, 2017.
  26. P. Sulasalmi, V.-V. Visuri, A. Kärnä, M. Järvinen, S. Ollila, and T. Fabritius, "A Mathematical Model for the Reduction Stage of the CAS-OB Process", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, vol. 47, no. 6, pp. 35443556, 2016.
  27. M. Järvinen, V.-V. Visuri, E.-P. Heikkinen, A. Kärnä, P. Sulasalmi, C. De Blasio, and T. Fabritius, "Law of Mass Action Based Kinetic Approach for the Modelling of Parallel Mass Transfer Limited Reactions: Application to Metallurgical Systems", ISIJ International, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 1543–1552, 2016.
  28. V.-V. Visuri, E. Isohookana, A. Kärnä, T. Haas, R. H. Eriç and T. Fabritius, ”A Physical Modelling Study of Mixing in an AOD Vessel”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Process Development in Iron and Steelmaking, Swerea MEFOS, Luleå, Sweden, no. 88, 2016.
  29. M. Pylvänäinen, V.-V. Visuri, T. Liedes, J. Laurila, K. Karioja, S. Pikkupeura, S. Ollila, and T. Fabritius, ”Vibration-based Assessment of Gas Stirring Intensity in Ladle Treatments”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Process Development in Iron and Steelmaking, Swerea MEFOS, Luleå, Sweden, no. 14, 2016.
  30. T. Haas, V.-V. Visuri, A. Kärnä, E. Isohookana, P. Sulasalmi, R. H. Eriç, H. Pfeifer, and T. Fabritius, "Physical Modelling of the Effect of Slag and Top-Blowing on Mixing in the AOD Process", in R. G. Reddy, P. Chaubal, P. C. Pistorius and U. Pal (eds.), Advances in Molten Slags, Fluxes, and Salts: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Molten Slags, Fluxes, and Salts, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, Seattle, WA, USA, pp. 999–1008, 2016.
  31. C. De Blasio, C. Carletti, A. Lundell, V.-V. Visuri, T. Kokkonen, T. Westerlund, T. Fabritius, and M. Järvinen, ``Employing a step-wise titration method under semi-slow reaction regime for evaluating the reactivity of limestone and dolomite in acidic environment", Minerals Engineering, vol. 86, no. 2, pp. 43–58, 2016.
  32. P. Sulasalmi, V.-V. Visuri, A. Kärnä, and T. Fabritius, ”Simulation of the effect of steel flow velocity on slag droplet distribution and interfacial area between steel and slag”, Steel Research International, vol. 86, no. 3, pp. 212–222, 2015.
  33. M. Järvinen, A. Kärnä, V.-V. Visuri, P. Sulasalmi, E.-P. Heikkinen, K. Pääskylä, C. De Blasio, S. Ollila, and T. Fabritius, ”A Novel Approach for Numerical Modeling of the CAS-OB Process: Process Model for the Heat-Up Stage”, ISIJ International, vol. 54, no. 10, pp. 2263–2272, 2014.
  34. V.-V. Visuri, M. Järvinen, K. Pääskylä, A. Kärnä, P. Sulasalmi, C. De Blasio, S. Ollila, and T. Fabritius, ”Preliminary Validation of a Numerical Model for the CAS-OB Process”, Proceedings of the 7th European Oxygen Steelmaking Conference, Czech Metallurgical Society, Třinec, Czech Republic, 2014.
  35. P. Sulasalmi, V.-V. Visuri, and T. Fabritius, "Effect of Interfacial Tension on the Emulsification – Considerations on the CFD Modelling of Dispersion", in L. P. Karjalainen, D. A. Porter and S. A. Järvenpää (eds.), "Physical and Numerical Simulation of Materials Processing VII'', Materials Science Forum, vol. 762, pp. 242–247, 2013.
  36. M. Järvinen, V.-V. Visuri, S. Pisilä, A. Kärnä, P. Sulasalmi, E.-P. Heikkinen, and T. Fabritius, "Advanced Methods in Modelling of Metallurgical Unit Operations", in L. P. Karjalainen, D. A. Porter and S. A. Järvenpää (eds.), "Physical and Numerical Simulation of Materials Processing VII'', Materials Science Forum, vol. 762, pp. 236–241, 2013.
  37. V.-V. Visuri, M. Järvinen, J. Savolainen, P. Sulasalmi, E.-P. Heikkinen and T. Fabritius, ”A Mathematical Model for the Reduction Stage of the AOD Process. Part II: Model Validation and Results”, ISIJ International, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 613–621, 2013.
  38. V.-V. Visuri, M. Järvinen, P. Sulasalmi, E.-P. Heikkinen, J. Savolainen, and T. Fabritius, ”A Mathematical Model for the Reduction Stage of the AOD Process. Part I: Derivation of the Model”, ISIJ International, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 603–612, 2013.
  39. M. Iljana, O. Mattila, T. Alatarvas, V.-V. Visuri, J. Kurikkala, T. Paananen, and T. Fabritius, “Dynamic and Isothermal Reduction Swelling Behaviour of Olivine and Acid Iron Ore Pellets under Simulated Blast Furnace Shaft Conditions”, ISIJ International, vol. 52, no. 7, pp. 1257–1265, 2012.
  40. V.-V. Visuri, E.-P. Heikkinen, M. Järvinen, J. Savolainen, and T. Fabritius, ”Phenomena-based model in AOD process improvement”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Process Development in Iron and Steelmaking, Swerea MEFOS, Luleå, Sweden, vol. 1, pp. 225–235, 2012.
  41. E.-P. Heikkinen, J. Savolainen, T. Ikäheimonen, V.-V. Visuri, and T. Fabritius, ”A study on the Al-Ti-O-N inclusions in austenitic stainless steels – a comparison between CTD and process samples”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Clean Steel, Hungarian Mining and Metallurgical Society, Budapest, Hungary, 2012.
  42. E.-P. Heikkinen, T. Ikäheimonen, O. Mattila, T. Fabritius, and V.-V. Visuri, “Behavior of Silicon, Carbon and Chromium in the Ferrochrome Converter – A Comparison Between the CTD and Process Samples”, Proceedings of the 6th European Oxygen Steelmaking Conference, Jernkontoret, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 316–329, 2011.
  43. M. Järvinen, S. Pisilä, A. Kärnä, V.-V. Visuri, T. Fabritius, T. Ikäheimonen, and P. Kupari, ”Fundamental Mathematical Modelling of AOD Process”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Modelling and Simulation of Metallurgical Processes in Steelmaking, Stahlinstitut VDEh, Düsseldorf, Germany, no. 10, 2011.