Management Team

ESR1 – Thermo-physical properties characterisation of insulating materials and joints
Leading Institution : University of Limoges- IRCER

Contributing Institution: RWTH Aachen - GHI, University of Coimbra - ISISE

Industrial Partners: RHI Magnesita – Leoben


Contributing Institution: University of Orléans – LaMé

Industrial Partners: TATASTEEL – Ijmuiden


ESR3 – Micro-mechanical approach with the discrete element method
Leading Institution : University of Limoges

Contributing Institution: University of Leoben

Industrial Partner: IMERYS


ESR4 – Influence of corrosive medium on microstructure evolution
Leading Institution : AGH University of Science & Technology

Contributing Institution: University of Aachen – GHI



ESR6 - Coupling of slag infiltration and resulting mechanical property changes
Leading Institution : University of Aachen


ESR7 – Microstructural impact on the thermal transfer of different lining concepts
Leading Institution : University of Aachen


ESR8 – Identification of fracture mechanisms for ordinary refractories on a microscale
Leading Institution : University of Leoben


ESR9 - Primary and secondary creep behaviour of refractories
Leading Institution : University of Orléans


ESR10 - Nonlinear thermomechanical modelling of refractory masonry linings
Leading Institution : University of Orléans


ESR11 - Experimental thermomechanical characterization of refractory masonry
Leading Institution : University of Coimbra


ESR12 - Influence of corrosion on thermomechanical linings behaviour
Leading Institution : AGH University of Science & Technology



ESR14 - Thermomechanical modelling of industrial linings
Leading Institution : University of Leoben