Engineering Chemistry

Engineering Chemistry


This course covers generic syllabus for engineering chemistry.


Unit 1: Water & It’s Industrial Applications

Sources, Impurities, Hardness and Its units, Industrial Water Characteristics, Softening of water by various Methods:- External and Internal Treatment ,Boiler trouble causes , Effect and remedies , Characteristics of municipal Water and its treatment , Numerical problem based on softening methods.

UNIT 2: Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels and classification, calorific value, determination of calorific value by Bomb calorimeter proximate and ultimate analysis of coal, Cracking of higher Hydrocarbons and mechanism of cracking, knocking, Cetane number, carbonization , Manufacturing of coke and recovery of by-products, characteristics of IC engine fuel.

UNIT 3: Lubricants & Refractories

A. Lubricants

Introduction, Mechanism of lubrication, Classification of lubricants, Properties and Testing of lubricating oils, Numerical problems based on testing methods.

B. Cement & Refractories

Manufacture , IS-code, Setting and hardening of cement, Refractory : Introduction, classification and properties of refractories.

UNIT 4: Polymerization

Introduction, types and classification of polymerization, Reaction. Mechanism, Natural & Synthetic Rubber; Vulcanization of Rubber, Preparation, Properties & uses of the following- Polythene, PVC, PMMA, Teflon, Poly acrylonitrile, PVA, Nylon 6, Nylon 6:6, Terylene, Phenol formaldehyde, Urea – Formaldehyde Resin, Glyptal, Silicone Resin, Polyurethanes; Butyl Rubber, Neoprene, Buna N, Buna S.

UNIT 5: Instrumentation and Application

A. Instrumental Techniques in Chemical Analysis

Introduction, Principle, Instrumentation and applications of IR, NMR,UV, Visible,Gas Chromatography, Lambert’s and Beer’s Law.

B. Water Analysis Techniques

Alkalinity, hardness ( Complexo-metric ), Chloride, Free chlorine, DO, BOD and COD, Numerical problems based on above techniques.

Course Curriculum

Water & It’s Industrial Applications
Sources and Impurities of Water 00:15:00
Hardness and it’s Unit 00:15:00
Softening Of Water 00:15:00
Lime Soda & Zeolite Process 00:20:00
Ion Exchange Process 00:15:00
Boilers Problems : Corrosion and its Prevention 00:10:00
Characteristics Of Municipal Water 00:07:00
Important Theory Questions 00:10:00
Sample Paper I 00:28:00
Unit I Quiz 00:15:00
Fossil Fuels
Fuels 00:10:00
Calorific Value, GCV, NCV, Dulong’s Formula 00:13:00
Bomb Calorimeters 00:15:00
Calorific Value of Bomb Calorimeter 00:10:00
Proximate Anaysis of Coal 00:12:00
Cracking and Its Types 00:15:00
Knocking 00:15:00
Cetane Number & Octane Number 00:10:00
Ultimate Analysis of Coal 00:15:00
Carbonisation 00:10:00
Structure of Hydrocarban 00:15:00
Manufacturing of Coke 00:15:00
IC Engine Fuels & Diesel Engine Fuels 00:15:00
Important Theory Questions 00:07:00
Sample Paper II 00:25:00
Unit II Quiz 00:15:00
Lubricants & Refractories
Lubricants (Introduction, Properties, Aniline point, viscosity) 00:15:00
Soapnification Value 00:07:00
Steam Emulsification Number 00:05:00
Mechanism & Classification of Lubricants 00:15:00
Viscosity index 00:10:00
Cement 00:20:00
Refractories (Introduction , Classification & Properties of Refractories) 00:15:00
Important Theory Questions 00:10:00
Sample Paper III 00:20:00
Unit III Quiz 00:15:00
Polymers 00:35:00
Polymerization 00:40:00
Rubber 00:25:00
Elasticity 00:05:00
Vulcanization 00:20:00
Polythene (Polyethelyne) 00:10:00
Teflon 00:25:00
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) 00:25:00
Poly AcryloNitrile (PAN) 00:15:00
Nylon 00:35:00
Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) 00:08:00
Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) 00:20:00
Important Theory Questions 00:10:00
Sample Paper IV 00:25:00
Unit IV Quiz 00:15:00
Instrumentation and Application
Alkalinity 00:10:00
Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) 00:15:00
Complexometric Titration (EDTA Method) 00:20:00
Dissolved Oxygen(DO) 00:15:00
Gas Chromatography 00:25:00
Lambert Beer Law 00:25:00
Chemical Oxygen Demand(COD) 00:30:00
Infrared Spectroscopy 00:30:00
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) 00:25:00
UV Spectroscopy 00:30:00
Important Theory Questions 00:00:00
Sample Paper V 00:25:00
Unit V Quiz 00:15:00

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    well structured and useful course for first year students

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