Development of industry processes simulators. Part I. (Continuous casting)


  • A. Ramírez Instituto Politécnico Nacional (SEPI-ESIME-UPT-IPN)
  • R. Morales Instituto Politécnico Nacional (SEPI-ESIQIE-UPALM-IPN)
  • A. Ramos Instituto Tecnológico de Morelia Michoacán
  • G. Solorio Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo



Continuous casting, Computational simulation, Mathematical algorithms


This work was written for illustrating the development of computer simulators for production process. As an example a simulator for continuous casting process was made, this is the most popular method to produce some steel products like billets and slabs. The simulator (SSCC) was programmed by the present authors in C++; but mathematical procedures, algorithms and flow charts shown here can be used as a base in any other programming language. This is the first part of the work; it is focused to the development of some computational tools to describe the real continuous casting process


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How to Cite

Ramírez, A., Morales, R., Ramos, A., & Solorio, G. (2006). Development of industry processes simulators. Part I. (Continuous casting). Revista De Metalurgia, 42(3), 203–208.