ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY ( GROUP-2 ) (3300006)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Chemical Bondings and Catalysis
Introduction
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
2
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
3
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
4
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
Lubricants
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.
6
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
-6.6.4Teflon
-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
-wool,resines
-6.13 Synthetic insulating
7
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