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Journal of Metallurgy
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 201659, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/201659
Research Article

Mathematical Analysis of the Reduction of Wüstite at Different Basicity Using Factorial Design

1Pyrometallurgy Department, Central Metallurgical Research and Development Institute (CMRDI), El-Felezzat Street 1, P.O. Box 87, El-Tebbin, Helwan, Cairo 11422, Egypt
2Institute of Ferrous Metallurgy (IEHK), RWTH Aachen University, 52056 Aachen, Germany

Received 15 September 2014; Revised 20 November 2014; Accepted 3 December 2014; Published 16 December 2014

Academic Editor: Stefano Gialanella

Copyright © 2014 E. A. Mousa. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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