Dr Brian Monaghan
Pyrometallurgical Group Leader; Senior Lecturer|
Address: School of Mechanical, Materials and Mechatronics
Univeristy of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522
Phone: 02 4221 4580
Fax: 02 4221 3112
UWollongong, Engineering, Mechanical Materials & Mechatronic, Materials
Role in the networkExperienced Researcher (ER)
Materials Research FocusMaterials solutions for advanced manufacturing
Current Research ActivitiesGenerally involved in research involving the kinetics and thermodynamics of high temperature materials processing. Current projects include
Surface tension effects on coke dissoltion in liquid iron
Coke reactivity at high temperatures
Slag reactivity and its effect on containment materials
Welding fume kinetics
Selected PublicationsExternal Publication List
Nightingale, S.A., Brooks, G.A, and Monaghan, B.J.: Degradation of MgO Refractory in CaO-SiO2-MgO-FeOx and CaO-SiO2-Al2O3-MgO-FeOx Slags under Complex Flow Conditions, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 36B, 2005, pp453-461.
Monaghan B.J and Brooks R.: Thermo-Physical Properties of Slags for Process Control, Ironmaking and Steelmaking, Vol. 29, 2002, p115.
Quested, P.N., Brooks, R.F., Monaghan, B.J. and Mills, K.C.: Some Cautionary Notes in the Measurement and use of Thermophysical Property, High Temperatures-High Pressures, Vol.34, 2002, p253.
Quested, P.N. and Monaghan B.J.: The Measurement of Thermophysical Properties of Molten Slags and Fluxes, High Temperature Materials and Processes, Vol. 20, 2001, p219.
Monaghan B.J. and Quested P.N.: Thermal Diffusivity of Iron at High Temperatures in both the Liquid and Solid States, ISIJ International, Vol. 41, 2001, p1524.
Monaghan, B.J.: A Four-Probe dc Method for Measuring the Electrical Resistivities of Molten Metals, International Journal of Thermophysics, Vol. 20, 1999, p677.
Nasu, M., Mills, K.C., Monaghan, B.J., Jakobsson, A., and Seetharaman, S.: The Effect of Slag Metal Interfacial Tension on the Kinetics of Dephosphorisation, Ironmaking and Steelmaking, Vol. 26, 1999, p353.
Monaghan, B. J., Pomfret, R.J. and Coley K.S.: The Kinetics of Dephosphorisation of Carbon Saturated Iron Using a Lime Based Slag, Metallurgical Transactions B, Vol. 29B, 1998, p111.
Mills, K. C., Monaghan, B.J. and Keene B.J.: Thermal Conductivities of Molten Metals: Part 1 Pure Metals, International Materials Reviews, Vol. 41, 1996, p 209.
Monaghan, B.J. , Pomfret, R. and Coley, K.: Kinetics of Hot Metal Dephosphorisation using Lime Based Slags, The Charles Benjamin Alcock Symposium on High Temperature Materials Chemistry, edt. Steele B.C.H., Institute of Materials, U.K., October 1993, p253
Membership/Fellowship of Key OrganisationsVice Chair of the Australian Chapter of the AIST
Memeber of the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan