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Engineering Chemistry

Engineering Chemistry

Published by uLektz

Course Code : R15105
Author : uLektz
University : Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH)
Regulation : 2013
Categories : Computer Science
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Description :Engineering Chemistry of R15105 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTUH) for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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1.1 Electro Chemistry – Conductance - Specific, Equivalent and Molar conductance and their nits; Applications of Conductance ( Conductometric titrations).

1.2 EMF: Galvanic Cells, types of Electrodes – ( Calomel, Quinhydrone and glass electrodes);

1.3 Nernst equation and its applications ; concept of concentration cells, electro chemical series,

1.4 Potentiometric titrations, determination of PH using glass electrode-Numerical problems.

1.5 Batteries: Primary cells ( dry cells) and secondary cells (lead-Acid cell, Ni-Cd cell, Lithium cells). Applications of batteries.

1.6 Fuel cells – Hydrogen – Oxygen fuel cell; methanol – oxygen fuel cell ; Advantages and Applications.

1.7 Corrosion and its control: Causes and effects of corrosion; Theories of corrosion –

1.8 Chemical & Electrochemical corrosion; Types of corrosion ( Galvanic, Water line, Pitting and Intergranular); Factors affecting rate of corrosion -Nature of metal and Nature of environment

1.9 Corrosion control methods – Cathodic protection (sacrificial anodic and impressed current).

1.10 Surface coatings: Metallic coatings & methods of application of metallic coatings - hot dipping (galvanization & tinning), Cementation, cladding,

1.11 Electroplating ( copper plating ) Electroless plating ( Ni plating) - Organic coatings – Paints - constituents and their functions.


2.1 Polymers:Types of Polymerization (Chain & Step growth)

2.2 Plastics: Thermoplastic & Thermo setting resins, Compounding & fabrication of plastics (Compression and injection molding )

2.3 Preparation, properties, engineering applications of PVC, Teflon and Bakelite

2.4 Fibers- Characteristic of fibers – preparation, properties and uses of Nylon – 6,6 and Dacron – Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP) – applications

2.5 Rubbers – Natural rubber and its vulcanization, Elastomers – Buna-s, Butyl rubber and Thiokol rubber

2.6 Conducting polymers: Poly acetylene, Polyaniline, Mechanism of Conduction, doping; applications of Conducting polymers

2.7 Bio-degradable Polymers- preparation and Applications of Poly vinyl acetate and Poly lactic acid

2.8 Cement: composition of Portland cement, setting & hardening of cement (reactions)

2.9 Lubricants: Classification with examples, Characteristics of a good lubricant & mechanism of lubrication (thick film , thin film and extreme pressure), properties of lubricants: viscosity , Cloud point, flash and fire points

2.10 Refractories: Classification, characteristics of a good refractory and applications

2.11 Nanomaterials: Introduction, preparation by sol-gel & chemical vapour deposition methods, Applications of Nanomaterials


3.1 Hardness of Water: Causes of hardness, expression of hardness – units – types of hardness, Estimation of temporary & permanent hardness of water by EDTA method - numerical problems

3.2 Boiler troubles – Scale & sludges, Priming and foaming, caustic embrittlement and boiler corrosion

3.3 Treatment of boiler feed water – Internal treatment ( Phosphate, Colloidal and calgon conditioning) – External treatment – Lime Soda process, Zeolite process and ion exchange process - Numerical Problems

3.4 Potable Water- Its Specifications – Steps involved in treatment of potable water – Disinfection of water by chlorination and ozonisation

3.5 Reverse osmosis & its significance


4.1 Fuels – Classification – soild fuels : coal – analysis of coal - proximate and ultimate analysis and their significance.

4.2 Liquid fuels – petroleum and its refining – cracking – types – fixed bed catalytic cracking.

4.3 Knocking – octane and cetane rating, synthetic petrol, Bergius and Fischer-Tropsch’s process:

4.4 Gaseous fuels - constituents, characterstics and applications of natural gas, LPG and CNG.

4.5 Analysis of flue gas by Orsat’s apparatus – Numerical Problems.

4.6 Combustion – Definition, Calorific value of fuel – HCV , LCV;

4.7 Determination of calorific value by Junker’s gas calorimeter -Theoretical calculation of Calorific value by Dulong’s formula – Numerical problems on combustion.


5.1 Phase Rule: Definition of terms : Phase, component, degree of freedom, phase rule equation.

5.2 Phase diagrams – one component system- water system.

5.3 Two component system Lead- Silver, cooling curves,

5.4 Heat treatment based on iron-Carbon phase diagram - hardening, annealing and normalization.

5.5 Surface Chemistry: Adsorption – Types of Adsorption,

5.6 Isotherms ,Freundlich and Langmuir adsorption isotherm, applications of adsorption;

5.7 Colloids: Classification of Colloids; Electrical & optical properties, micelles, applications of colloids in industry.