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How modern steel can contribute to a more sustainable society

Published: 3 January 2022

Steel is one of the most important construction materials in today's society and its use has increased from 800 to 2,000 million tons per year in recent decades. The production of steel requires large amounts of energy and carbon dioxide emissions are significant. Therefore, efforts to reduce environmental impact are important. Esa Vuorinen, new Professor of Engineering materials, shows how new heat treatment methods can improve the properties of steel and thereby contribute to a more sustainable society.

How modern steel can contribute to a more sustainable society

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Esa Vuorinen

Vuorinen, Esa - Professor

Organisation: Engineering Materials, Materials Science, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
Phone: +46 (0)920 493449