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Engineering Chemistry-I

Engineering Chemistry-I

Published by uLektz

Course Code:BCH101


University: Bharath University, Tamil Nadu (BU)


Categories:Engineering Chemistry

Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)

Type :eBook


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Description :Engineering Chemistry-I of BCH101 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Bharath University, Tamil Nadu (BU) for regulation 2015. Author: Ulektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Unit I Water Technology

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Characteristics : Hardness of water – types - temporary and permanent hardness

1.3 Estimation by EDTA method

1.4 Alkalinity – types of alkalinity - Phenolphthalein and Methyl orange alkalinity - determination

1.5 Domestic water treatment – disinfection methods (Chlorination, ozonation , UV treatment)

1.6 Boiler feed water – requirements

1.7 Disadvantages of using hard water in boilers

1.8 Internal conditioning (Calgon Conditioning method)

1.9 External conditioning - Demineralization process

1.10 Desalination

1.11 Reverse osmosis

Unit II Polymers

2.1 Introduction -Polymers- definition

2.2 Polymerization – Degree of polymerisation

2.3 Types of polymerisation – Addition polymerisation and Condensation polymerization

2.4 Mechanism of Polymerisation - Free radical polymerization mechanism

2.5 Plastics: Classification – thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics – difference between thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics

2.6 Preparation, properties and uses of PVC, Teflon, nylon-6,6, PET

2.7 Rubber :Types – drawbacks of natural rubber

2.8 Vulcanization of rubber - properties and uses of vulcanized rubber

2.9 Synthetic rubbers – butyl rubber and SBR

Unit III Electro chemistry

3.1 Introduction - CELLS: types of Electrochemical cells

3.2 Electrolytic cells – Reversible and irreversible cells EMF

3.3 Measurement of emf

3.4 Single electrode potential

3.5 Nernst equation

3.6 Reference electrodes : Standard Hydrogen electrode -Calomel electrode

3.7 Ion selective electrode : Glass electrode and measurement of pH using Glass electrode

3.8 Electrochemical series – significance

3.9 Titrations : Potentiometer titrations (redox - Fe²+ vs dichromate titrations)

3.10 Conductometric titrations (acid-base – HCI vs NaOH titrations )

Unit IV Corrosion and Corrosion Control

4.1 Introduction: Chemical corrosion Definition

4.2 Chemical Corrosion - Electrochemical corrosion - Different types - galvanic corrosion – differential aeration corrosion

4.3 Mechanism of Chemical and Electrochemical corrosion

4.4 Factors influencing corrosion

4.5 Corrosion control

4.6 Sacrificial anode and impressed cathodic current methods

4.7 Protective coatings : Paints – constituents of the paint and their functions

4.8 Metallic coatings – electroplating of Gold and electroless plating of Nickel

Unit V Non-Conventional Energy Sources and Storage Devices

5.1 Introduction : Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion reactions -Differences between nuclear fission and nuclear fusion reactions

5.2 Nuclear chain Reactions

5.3 Nuclear energy

5.4 Critical mass - super critical mass - sub - critical mass

5.5 Light water nuclear reactor for power generation (block diagram only)

5.6 Breeder reactor

5.7 Solar energy conversion – Solar cells

5.8 Wind energy

5.9 Fuel cells – Hydrogen – oxygen fuel cell

5.10 Batteries : Primary and secondary Batteries – Differences between Primary and Secondary Batteries

5.11 Secondary batteries : Lead–acid storage battery - Nickel–cadmium battery - Solid – state battery : Lithium battery – working – uses