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ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY

ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY

Published by uLektz

Course Code:R161105

Author:uLektz

University: JNTU Kakinada

Regulation:2016

Categories:Civil

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Description :ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY of R161105 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by JNTU Kakinada for regulation 2016. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I: HIGH POLYMERS AND PLASTICS

1.1 Polymerisation, Introduction, Mechanism of polymerization, Stereo regular polymers, methods of polymerization (emulsion and suspension), Physical and mechanical properties

1.2 Plastics as engineering materials: advantages and limitations, Thermoplastics and Thermosetting plastics – Compounding and fabrication (4/5 techniques)

1.3 Preparation, properties and applications of polyethene, PVC, Bakelite Teflon and polycarbonates

1.4 Elastomers: Natural rubber, compounding and vulcanization

1.5 Synthetic rubbers: Buna S, Buna N, Thiokol and polyurethanes, Applications of elastomers.

1.6 Composite materials& Fiber reinforced plastics, Biodegradable polymers, Conducting polymers

UNIT II: FUEL TECHNOLOGY

2.1 Fuels, Introduction, Classification, Calorific value, HCV and LCV, Dulong’s formula, Bomb calorimeter, Numerical problems

2.2 Coal, Proximate and ultimate analysis, Significance of the analyses

2.3 Liquid fuels, Petroleum, Refining, Cracking, Synthetic petrol, Petrol knocking, Diesel knocking, Octane and Cetane ratings, Anti-knock agents

2.4 Power alcohol, Bio-diesel, Gaseous fuels, Natural gas, LPG and CNG

2.5 Combustion, Calculation of air for the combustion of a fuel, Flue gas analysis, Orsat apparatus, Numerical problems on combustion.

2.6 Explosives: Rocket fuels

UNIT III: ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS AND CORROSION

3.1 Galvanic cells, Reversible and irreversible cells, Single electrode potential

3.2 Electro chemical series and uses of this series- Standard electrodes (Hydrogen and Calomel electrodes),Concentration Cells

3.3 Batteries: Dry Cell, Ni-Cd cells, Ni-Metal hydride cells, Li cells, Zinc – air cells

3.4 Corrosion:-Definition, Theories of Corrosion (chemical & electrochemical)

3.5 Formation of galvanic cells by different metals, by concentration cells, by differential aeration and waterline corrosion

3.6 Passivity of metals, Pitting corrosion, Galvanic series, Factors which influence the rate of corrosion, Protection from corrosion, Design and material selection, Cathodic protection

3.7 Protective coatings: Surface preparation, Metallic (cathodic and anodic) coatings, Methods of application on metals (Galvanizing, Tinning, Electroplating, Electroless plating)

UNIT IV: CHEMISTRY OF ADVANCED MATERIALS

4.1 Nano materials: Introduction, Sol-gel method & chemical reduction method of preparation, Characterization by BET method and TEM methods

4.2 Carbon nano tubes and fullerenes: Types, preparation, properties and applications

4.3 Liquid crystals:-Introduction, Types, Applications

4.4 Super conductors: Type –I, Type II , Characteristics and applications

4.5 Green synthesis: Principles, 3 or 4 methods of synthesis with examples, R4M4principles

UNIT V: WATER TECHNOLOGY

5.1 Hard water: Reasons for hardness, units of hardness, determination of hardness and alkalinity

5.2 Water for steam generation, Boiler troubles, Priming and Foaming, Scale formation, Boiler corrosion, Caustic embrittlement

5.3 Internal treatments, Softening of Hard water: Lime – Soda process, Zeolite process and numerical problems based on these processes and Ion Exchange process

5.4 Water for drinking purposes- Purification – Sterilization and disinfection : Chlorination, Break point chlorination and other methods – Reverse Osmosis and Electro Dialysis

UNIT VI: CHEMISTRY OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND FUEL CELLS

6.1 Refractories: Definition, characteristics, classification, properties, failure of refractories

6.2 Lubricants: Definition, function, Theory and mechanism of lubricants, properties (Definition and importance)

6.3 Cement: Constituents, manufacturing, hardening and setting, deterioration of cement

6.4 Insulators: Thermal and electrical insulators

6.5 Fuel cells: Hydrogen Oxygen fuel cells – Methanol Oxygen fuel cells

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