Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
Chemical Bondings and Catalysis
1.1 Theory Of Valence
1.2 Types of chemical bonds
-1.2.1 Electrovalent bond,& its characteristics
-1.2.2 Covalent bond & its characteristics
-1.2.3 Co- ordinate bond & its characteristics
-1.2.4 Hydrogen bond, its types and Significance
-1.2.5 Metallic bond, Explanation of Metallic properties.
1.3 Intermolecular force of attraction
1.4 Molecular arrangement in solid, liquid and gases.
1.5 Structure of solids.
-1.5.1 Metallic solids- Unit cell- bcc, fcc and hcp packing of metals –examples and properties reflected by the packing of atoms
1.6 Catalysis,
-1.6.1 Types of catalysis
-1.6.2 Theory of Catalysis
1.7 Types of Catalyst
-1.7.1 Positive Catalyst
-1.7.2 Negative Catalyst
-1.7.3 Auto-catalyst
1.8 Catalytic Promoter and Catalytic inhibitor
1.9 Industrial Application of Catalyst
Concepts of Electro Chemistry
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Arrhenius theory of ionization.
2.3 Degree of ionization
-2.3.1 Factors affecting the degree of ionization
2.4 Definition of pH
-2.4.1 pH of acid, base and neutral solution
-2.4.2 pH calculations of acid, base and salt solution at different concentration
-2.4.3 Importance of pH in various fields.
2.5 Definition of buffer solution.
-2.5.1 Buffer Action & Types of buffer solution.
-2.5.2 Application of buffer solutions.
2.6 Electrolytes and Non-electrolytes
-2.6.1 Types of electrolytes
2.7 Construction and working of electrochemical cell
2.8 Standard conditions
2.9 Standard hydrogen electrodes
2.10 Nernst theory of single electrode potential & Nernst equation
2.11 Electrochemical series, galvanic series
2.12 Electrolysis, Faradays laws of electrolysis
2.13 Industrial application of Electrolysis
2.14 Conductance of solution
-(a) Conductivity
-(b)Specific Conductivity
-(c) Equivalent conductivity
-(d) Molar conductivity
Corrosion of metals & its prevention
3.1. Definition of corrosion
3.2 Types of corrosion
-3.2.1 Dry corrosion: Oxidation corrosion mechanism corrosion-mechanism , Nature of oxide film
-3.2.2 Wet corrosion-mechanism
-3.2.3 Concentration cell corrosion
3.3 Pitting corrosion
3.4 Waterline corrosion
3.5 Crevice corrosion
3.6 Factors affecting the rate of corrosion,-
Nature of film, Nature of Environment,PH of Solution,
Area of cathode anode and, Temperature, Moisture,
Purity of metal
3.7 . Methods of prevention of corrosionModification of environment
-Modification of the properties of metal
-Use of protective coatings. Anodic and
cathodic protection, Modification in design and choice of material
Fuels and Combustion
4.1 Definition of fuels classification of fuels
4.2 Calorific value and its unit
-4.2.1 Determination of calorific value by Bomb calorimeter
4.3 Solid Fuels: Coal
-4.3.1 Classification of coal
-4.3.2 proximate and ultimate analysis of fuels
4.4 Numerical based analysis of coal-Dulong formula
4.5 Liquid Fuels: Petroleum,
-4.5.1 Origin of petroleum& Composion of petroleum,
-4.5.2 Refining of petroleum
-4.5.3 Octane Number of petroleum,Cetane number of petroleum
-4.5.4 Power alcohol, Bio-diesel.
4.6 Gaseous fuels: Composition, Properties and application of natural gas
-4.6.1 .CNG,LPG and LNG-Properties and application
-4.6.2 Hydrogen gas as fuel
4.7 Combustion-chemical reaction.
5.1 Introduction and definition of lubricants and lubrication
5.2 function of lubricants
5.3 Types of lubrication
-5.3.1 Fluid film lubrication.
-5.3.2 Boundary lubrication
5.4 Classification of lubricants
-5.4.1 Solid lubricants
-5.4.2 Semi-solid lubricants
-5.4.3 Liquid lubricants
-5.4.4 Synthetic oils
5.5 Physical Properties of lubricants and their significance like
-5.5.1 Viscosity and viscosity index
-5.5.2 Flash point and fire point
-5.5.3 Pour point and cloud point
-5.5.4 oiliness
5.6 Chemical Properties of lubricants like
-5.6.1 Saponification value
-5.6.2 Neutralization number
-5.6.3 Emulsification number
5.7 Selection of lubricants for
-5.7.1 Gears
-5.7.2 Cutting tools
-5.7.3 Steam turbine.
Polymers, Elastomers & Insulating Material
6.1 Introduction and Definition of Polymer and Monomer
6.2 Classification of Polymer on basis of Molecular structure as Linear, Branch and Cross-linked polymers
6.3 Classification on basis of monomers (homopolymer and copolymer)
6.4 Classification of Polymers on basis of Thermal behavior(Thermoplastics& Thermosetting)
6.5 Types polymerization Reaction
-6.5.1 Addition Polymerization
-6.5.2 Condensation Polymerization
6.6 Synthesis, properties and application of
-6.6.1 Polyethylene
-6.6.2 Polypropylene
-6.6.3 Polyvinyl chloride
-6.6.4 Polystyrene
-6.6.5 Phenol formaldehyde
-6.6.6 Acrylonitrile
-6.6.7 Epoxy Resin
6.7 Elastomers
6.8 Natural rubber and its properties
6.9 Vulcanization of rubber
6.10 Synthetic rubber, Synthesis, properties and uses
-6.10.1 Buna-S Rubber
-6.10.2 Buna-N Rubber
-6.10.3 Neoprene Rubber
6.11 Insulators: Definition
6.12 Classification and properties of
-insulating materials :
-6.12.1 Natural insulating
-materials(wood,cotton,mica,paper etc.)
-6.12.2 Insulating oils.
-6.12.3 Insulating
-6.13 Synthetic insulating
Electrochemical Energy Sources
7.1 Batteries: An electrochemical source of energy
7.2 Types of Batteries :-Primary, Secondary and fuel batteries.
7.3 Dry cell- construction and working.
7.4 Lead acid storage cell- -construction and working.
7.5 Nickel/Cadmium battery –construction and Working.
7.6 Fuel cell- definition example H2/O2 fuel cell [green fuel cell] - solar cells