Chemistry (3110001)   Old Code : 2110001

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
General Chemistry
Introduction to Chemical Sciences, Basics includes:
Periodic properties, Effective nuclear charge, penetration of orbitals, variations of s, p, d and f orbital energies of atoms in the periodic table, electronic configurations, atomic and ionic sizes, ionization energies, electron affinity and electronegativity, polarizability, oxidation states, coordination numbers and geometries, hard soft acids and bases, molecular geometries Structure of an Atom, Formation of molecules – Kossel – Lewis approach to Chemical Bonding, Lewis Representations of Simple Molecules and Ions, Types of Bonds.
5
13 %
2
Water Technology
Introduction, Sources of water, Impurities in water, Hardness of Water, Boiler Problems, Softening of water (External & Internal treatments), Domestic water treatments, Waste water treatments, Desalination of Brackish water.
5
13 %
3
Metals, Alloys and Corrosion
Introduction, Physical properties of Metals, Definition and purpose of alloy, Classification of alloys. Alloys: Steel, Cu, Al, Pb and its industrial applications.
Introduction to Corrosion, Theories of corrosion, Protective measurements against corrosion – organic and inorganic materials, Inhibitors, Cathodic protection.
6
14 %
4
Polymers and Fibers
Introduction, Classification based on Source, Structure, Molecular forces. Polymerization and its mechanism. Definition of Rubber, Types of Rubber, Vulcanization of rubber. Application of Rubber. Biodegradable Polymers, Commercially important polymers- PE, PP, PS, PVC, ABS, PMMA, Glyptal and their uses.
Types of fibers – Natural, semi synthetic, synthetic fibers. Physical properties of fibers and uses of Cellulose acetate, Viscose Rayon, Nylon, Polyesters acrylic, Glass fibers and Liquid Crystals.
7
16 %
5
Nano material
Introduction, Sources, Properties and application of fullerenes, fullerols, Metal based nanoparticles, Carbon nanotubes and nanowires. Synthesis: Top down and Bottom up approaches, Nanoelectronics. Applications of nanomaterial in catalysis, textile and medicine.
5
12 %
6
Fuel and Combustion
Definition, Types of fuel and their applications. Calorific Value, Characteristics of good fuel. Analysis of coal – ultimate and proximate analysis, LPG, Natural gas, Biogas, Refining of Petroleum by Fractional distillation, Octane and Cetane Number, Unleaded Petrol and Diesel.
5
12 %
7
Chemical aspect of Biotechnology
Introduction, Scope, importance and application, Benefits through biotechnology – Agriculture, Food quality, Medicines, Fermentation processes: Preparation of Ethanol and Acetic acid, Enzymes and its application in industries, Importance of Biofuels, Bio fertilizers, Bio surfactants and Bioreactors.
5
12 %
8
Analytical Techniques
Measurement and understanding of pH, Conductance, and Potential, Spectroscopic techniques: Principles of Spectroscopy and Selection rules. UV-Visible Spectroscopy and its Application, Vibrational and Rotational spectroscopy (IR) of diatomic molecules and its application.
4
8 %