Chemistry (110001)  


Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
Water Technology
Introduction, sources of water Impurities in water, hard and soft water, Degree of hardness, Types of hardness, Scale and sludge formation in boiler Boiler corrosion. Caustic embrittlements, Priming and Foaming, Softening of water. Potable water, Break point of chlorination, Desalination of Brackish water etc.
Metals and alloys
Introduction, Physical properties of metals, cast iron, wrought iron, steel, Heat treatment of steel. Definition of alloy, purpose of making alloys. Classification of alloys. Alloys of steel and its applications. Non-Ferrous alloys and its industrial applications.
Corrosion and its inhibition
Introduction, Theories of corrosion, Types of corrosion, Protection of metals from corrosion – organic and inorganic materials, Inhibitors, Cathodic protection.
Fuels and Combustion
Definition, types of fuel – solids, liquids, gaseous and Nucleon fuels. Calorifio Value, Characteristics of good fuel. Solid fuels – coal, coke. Analysis of coal – ultimate and proximate Liquid fuel – Petroleum. Refining of Petroleum by Fractional distillation. Gaseous fuel – coal-gas, bio gas produces gas and water gas. L.P.G. & CNG.
Definition : Types of lubrication, classification of lubricants and their properties. Functions of lubricants.
Introduction Manufacturing of Lime, Gypsum and Cement and their properties. Manufacturing of Portland cement, chemical composition of cement chemical constituents of Portland cement, Setting and hardening of cement.
Polymers and Plastics
Introduction, Definition of Polymer. Types of Polymers, Types of Polymerization reactions and their mechanism. Plastics, Classification of plastics – Thermo plastics and Thermo setting plastics. Molding constituents of plastics Engineering properties and uses of plastics. Definition of Rubber, Types of Rubber, Vulcanization of rubber. Application of Rubber.
Multidisciplinary nature of Environment Study
Introduction, Nature of environment and its problem due to over utilization of natural sources. Environmental degradation Green house effect, acid rain, Ozone depletion, Photochemical smog. Environmental problems in India, Environment management and laws. Public awareness.
Natural and Synthetic Fibers
Introduction Definition of Fiber, Types of fibers – Natural, semi synthetic, synthetic fibers. Physical properties of fibers. Essential requirement for fiber for formation. Preparation, properties and uses of Cellulose acetic, Viscose Rayon, Nylon, Polyesters acrylic, Glass fibers etc. Differentiate between wool and silk fibers. Spinning processes – Melt and Wet spinning.
Chemical aspect of Biotechnology
Definition, Benefits through biotechnology – Agriculture, Food quality, Medicines etc. Fermentation, Fermentation processes, Enzymes and its application in industries. Bio fuels and Bio membrane.
Protective Coatings
Introduction, Types of protective coatings – metallic, chemical, organic, electroplating. Paints and varnishes – Ingredients, properties and uses, Enamels, Lacquers etc.
Renewable and Non-renewable energy of sources
Resources of energy, Appraisal resources problems, classification of Natural and renewable resources. Destruction and Conservation.
Refractories, Abrasives and Insulators
Definitions of refractories, Abrasives and insulators. Properties of refractories. Classification of refractories. Classification, properties and uses of abrasives. Classification, properties and uses of Insulators.
Analytical Techniques
Introduction Types of analysis – Physical, Chemical and instrumentation. Physical analysis – Specific gravity, Melting point, Boiling point, Crystallization. Purification of compounds etc. Chemical analysis – Quantitative and Qualitative analysis of organic and inorganic compounds. Instrumental analysis – Spectroscopic, Chromatographic PH measurement, Conductinity, Turbidity etc. • The topics No. 12, 13 and 14 are to be taught during practical hours as a part of tutorial.