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Josef GÄNGL v. EHRENWERTH

 

Karl BRISKER

1917-1920 Professor








Born 1875 in Königshütte (Upper Silesia, now Poland).

1896-1900

After four semesters of studying philology and history at the Universities of Prague and Berlin 1896-1900 studies of mining and metallurgy at the mining academy (Bergakademie) in Leoben; afterwards assistant for general machine engineering (Allgemeine Maschinenkunde).

1903-1905

Relevant professional experience in ironworks in Udine and Kladno.

1904

Promotion to adjunct and private lecturer for ferrous metallurgy (Eisenhüttenkunde) at the Montanistic University in Leoben (Montanistische Hochschule in Leoben).

1912 ; 1913

Promotion to professorship for ferrous metallurgy, substitute in this subject.

1917

Promotion to full professorship for ferrous metallurgy at the Montanistic University in Leoben (Montanistische Hochschule in Leoben).

1919-1920

Rector

Died 1920 as rector in Leoben.

Field of activity

Metallurgy of the furnace under consideration of the profile design; suggestions to the production of raw iron with electric energy.

Dephosphorization of raw iron in a (not any more realized) rotatable Siemens-Martin furnace with two hearths  (simple slag change) .

Interdependence of beam properties of the microstructure and its observation in the modern metallographic microscope.

Publications:

  • „Einführung in das Studium der Eisenhüttenkunde“ (1907) (An introduction to metallurgical studies), inter alia an early consideration to the Baur-Glaessner diagram regarding the furnace process.
  • „Berechnung und Untersuchung des Eisenhochofens“ (1909) (Evaluation and analysis of the iron furnace) , translation into the French language.