Essays Tagged: "Steel"

Should Manganese Nodules be Exploited as a Source of Metal? Should we continue exploiting manganese nodules as a source of metal, taking into consideration all the moral aspects.

ties. Manganese is already an element vastly used to form alloys , and to modify some properties of steel. About 95% of the world's annual production of manganese goes toward the iron and steel indust ... 95% of the world's annual production of manganese goes toward the iron and steel industries. Crude steel contains undesirable amounts of sulphur and oxygen. The sulphur may then react with the iron i ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Iron- about its elemental properties and history of the metal.

ittites were working iron, although they were probably producing the metal before this date.700 BC: Steel picks from this era have been found in Assyria, it is not known if their manufacture was delib ... charcoal.1786: Monge, Vandermonde, and Berthollet established that the difference between iron and steel was due to carbon.1879: Sidney Gilchrist Thomas and Percy Carlyle Gilchrist invent a process f ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Nucor Corporation

Rivalry - Excess production worldwide is acting to strengthen rivalry. Jockeying for position among steel producers is active, resulting in strong rivalry. Rivalry is made stronger by the fact that bu ... oducers is active, resulting in strong rivalry. Rivalry is made stronger by the fact that buyers of steel have low switching costs.Competition from substitutes - Rival steel makers were building new m ...

(2 pages) 242 0 1.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

To develop Sponge Iron Industry as National Advantage for India based on Porter's Model

Steel Industry in India - a National Advantage?By: Atul Prakash, Final Year MBM (IIT Kharagpur), B.T ... ITW)It has been often mentioned that a nation's development can be gauged from the condition of the Steel Industry in that country. This is so because it makes significant contribution towards the dev ... n towards the development in terms of infrastructure, employment etc. The Government of India has a Steel Ministry to look into the matters related to this industry. The sector is so important that it ...

(8 pages) 70 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Nucor Steel Corp. case study

For the purposes of this case analysis of Nucor Corporation, the steel industry is composed of all steel making companies in the United States (US). Although the cas ... ompanies in the United States (US). Although the case study did not give much information on global steel competition, this group would also include foreign-owned steel companies operating in the US. ... e fourteen companies tracked by Standard & Poor. It is apparent from the case study that larger steel corporations are the issue of concern. Therefore, this industry includes the giant, fully- int ...

(12 pages) 524 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Communication.

lier. Our press prints a daily newspaper. It takes about seventeen individuals to operate the large steel machine. But before we can print our newspaper, we must first take the photographs. We still h ... head and a ball to squeeze to snap a picture. Once a picture is taken then it is transformed into a steel plate, and then converted over to the press. It is all very interesting to learn and observe.T ...

(2 pages) 84 1 1.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Materials Selection and Testing. A description of the properties of various different materials.

and TestingOutcome 3Q3.1.(a).- Mechanical Drive Shaft - A suitable material would be medium carbon steel.- Electrical Socket - Suitable materials for this would be, brass cable terminals, plastic, an ... Electrical Socket - Suitable materials for this would be, brass cable terminals, plastic, and mild steel screws.- Welded Pressure Vessel - A suitable material would be manganese steel.(b).- Medium ca ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Reichard Maschinen: Teaching Commentary

issues are considered, the complexity of the decision becomes apparent. Financial signals say that steel rings are more profitable; marketing signals say that the future belongs to plastic rings; man ... s "How long can the firm stay with the substantially more profitable, but technologically obsolete, steel rings while still holding to its strategy of being a top quality producer at a fair price?"The ...

(16 pages) 146 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Manufacturing Management

ective? Support your answer with material from a case study during the module. ;32. Case: Precision Steel plc. 62 (a) Marketing initiative concerning Gambert Fabrique 62(b) Identification of strategic ... strategic implications for marketing and manufacturing that could restrict achievement of precision steel's objectives. 132(c)Executive Summary to Precision Steel pls and Brain Finn 241. INTRODUCTIONT ...

(20 pages) 167 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

ECO/360 Industry Overview (The Steel Industry)

The Steel IndustryAccording to Encyclopedia Britannica online, steel is "the most widely used material f ... the world. One industry whose globalization has affected the cost and supply of its product is the steel industry. In the last few years, the steel industry has experienced an increased demand for st ... steel industry has experienced an increased demand for steel, which in turn has caused the cost of steel to increase drastically.In order to understand the mechanics of this phenomenon we must analyz ...

(17 pages) 520 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Jominy test: Determine the hardenability of three type of steels.

e purpose of the Jominy test in this experiment is to determine the hardenability of three types of steels, namely EN 8, EN 16 and EN 24.IntroductionThis report will try to illustrate how the hardenab ... 16 and EN 24.IntroductionThis report will try to illustrate how the hardenability of these types of steels vary and why. This will be done by using the Jominy end quench test on each of the test piece ...

(4 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Steel Works, Inc.

Questions to consider:1. How would you characterize Steel Works' products? What about Steel Works' customers?2. What does the coefficient of variation t ... us? Can you determine the coefficient of variation for the product lines?3. How much inventory has Steel Works been holding? How much should they have been holding?SPECIALTY PRODUCTS DIVISIONCustomer ... holding? How much should they have been holding?SPECIALTY PRODUCTS DIVISIONCustomer CharacteristicsSteel Works has a large number of customers for its specialty products - 130 customers for some 120 ...

(6 pages) 107 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Iron Work

measurements will come back to the shop and one specified shop worker will check to see if all the steel needed to build the rail is in the steel rack if it isn't more steel will be ordered in to cov ... ordered in to cover the rail. This will prolong the building process a day or two.If the sufficient steel is in the shop the next step is for somebody to make a parts list. The parts list is divided u ...

(2 pages) 369 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Is it possible/likely that Corus Group, given its current size plus independent status, could succeed in the Global Steel Industry?"

Global Steel Industry � PAGE �1� Running Head: GLOBAL STEEL INDUSTRYGlobal Steel Indus ... ikely that Corus Group, given its current size plus independent status, could succeed in the Global Steel Industry?"1) IntroductionSteel companies are gathering the challenge of change head-on. But, a ... r that the tapering complexities will ease As well as China's direct and indirect influences on our steel and manufacturing markets, there are ecological pressures, US protectionism, swap rates and th ...

(28 pages) 124 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

NUCOR in 2005 (case summary)

Symptoms:Steel industry is having one of biggest slowdowns with weak prices and rivalry bankruptcies due to b ... alry bankruptcies due to both domestic and international economy slowdown.Technological aging in US steel industry almost forced US steel makers out of business. Steel makers in other countries were d ... e to low import prices (Japan, France, Luxemburg, Spain), that made to cut prices also for domestic steel producers to stay competitive. Also damping and subsidized imports were taking place to win ma ...

(2 pages) 135 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Chemical Processes - Iron Ore, Pig Iron, Wrought Iron and Steels

AbstractIron and steel has helped human beings build stable structures and craft solid tools.But how is steel and iro ... d tools.But how is steel and iron made?This report will examine the processes involved in producing steel and wrought iron starting with the extraction of iron ores from the Earth. This report will sh ... with the extraction of iron ores from the Earth. This report will show how iron ore is refined into steel through oxidation occurring in several types of furnaces.IntroductionSteel and iron are well k ...

(10 pages) 16 0 3.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Strategic Management in Nucor

Nucor is one of U.S.'s biggest steelmakers and its history began with joist production in the 1966. It has made a quarterly profit ... and recommendations on its three main industries in order of information available namely, the raw steel, joist and fastener industry.Findings from the external analysis reveal that Nucor experiences ... e helm as President in 1966.To sustain their consistent position as one of the most profitable U.S. steel producers, Nucor needs to contend with the challenges facing them in the near future. With glo ...

(27 pages) 305 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Greatest Construction Material Investigate three materials - steel, concrete and timber - and determine which one is the most important in terms of engineering use, influence etc.

t, but mixed with other materials which each produce a different kind of concrete.And finally:•Steel - steel is an alloy consisting mostly of iron, combined with carbon levels of anything 0.2 to ... carbon levels of anything 0.2 to 2.04% carbon. Differing levels of carbon allow different types of steel to be made.Though each material has its own significance and historical importance, the title ...

(7 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

caso nucor

(10 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Guns Germs and Steel essay

Part 1 Jared Diamond wrote the book Guns, Germs, and Steel to answer his friend Yali's question; "Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo ... very possible reason that answers this question as best as he sees fit. Part 1 of Guns, Germs, and Steel There isn't a way that anyone could travel back in time to predict where human societies migh ... plain why Eurasian societies developed faster then African societies. Diamond uses Guns, Germs, and Steel to help the reader understand this phenomenon. On the Chatham Islands in 1835, the Maori conq ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History