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Engineering Chemistry Syllabus:
1.WATER TREATMENT: Introduction, characteristics imparted by impurities in water, hardness of water, unit of hardness. Estimation of the hardness of water. The disadvantage of hard water, scale and sludge formation in boilers. Caustic embrittlement, Boiler corrosion, Priming and Foaming, Softening methods (soda lime process).Numerical problems.
2.COLLIGATIVE PROPERTIES: Osmosis, Osmotic pressure, Determination of osmotic pressure, Isotonic Soln., Hypertonic solution, Hypotonic solution Lowering of Vapour Pressure, Determination of molecular weight, Elevation in B.P., Depression in F.P. and their uses in the determination of molecular weight, Abnormal behavior. Numerical problems.
3.ELECTRO POTENTIAL AND CELLS : Single electrode potential –definition, sign convention. Construction of Galvanic cell –Classification –Primary, Secondary and Concentration cell. E.M.F. of a cell, definition of Galvanic cell, notation and convention of Galvanic cell. Measurement of single electrode potential and standard electrode potential by Nernst equation. Numerical problems.
4.FUELS: Definition, Classification,
ANALYSIS OF COAL: Proximate and ultimate analysis of coal.
SYNTHESIS OF PETROL: Bergius process and Fischer-Tropsch process.
CALORIFIC VALUE: Definition, Gross and net calorific value, Determination of calorific value of solid/liquid fuel using Bomb calorimeter.
COMBUSTION CALCULATION : Analysis of flue gas by Orsat’s apparatus.
5.HIGH POLYMERS: Definition, Classification –Natural and synthetic polymers with examples.
POLYMERIZATION: Definition, Types of polymerizations, addition and condensation with examples, Mechanism of Polymerization -Free radical mechanism (ethylene as an example), Glass transition temperature, Compounding of resins synthesis –Propertyand application of Teflon, PMMPA and Phenol Formaldehyde Resin.
6.CORROSION SCIENCE: Corrosion –Definition, Chemical corrosion and electrochemical theory of corrosion. Types of corrosion –Differential aeration corrosion, Pitting corrosion, Water line corrosion, Stress corrosion. Factors affecting the rate of corrosion. Protective measures against corrosion by (i) Modification of the environment (ii) Modification of metals (iii) Use of protective coatings.
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3.ELECTRO POTENTIAL AND CELLS