RGPV / RGTU B.E. CM, 4th (IV) Semester syllabus CM-403 Fuel Technology Revised syllabus Chemical Engineering(CM)
B.E. (CM) Chemical Engineering FOURTH IV SEMESTER
CM 403 Fuel Technology syllabus
Revised Syllabus and Scheme of Examination Effective from July 2007
Unit II Coal carbonization, Mechanism of Low temperature carbonization and high temperature carbonization, by product recovery from coke oven; properties of coke coal; grinding, pulverization, briquetting of solid fuels.
Unit III Liquid Fuels: Origin of petroleum production, Indian Petroleum resources and their nature, Petroleum processing, distillation, cracking thermal & catalytic, coaking, reforming, Isomerisations, Crude oil classification, Reserves of Hydrocarbon in INDIA, introduction to Petroleum refining & processing, atmospheric & Vacuum crystallization.
Unit IV Petroleum product and their utilization, blending of petrol for octane number boosting, Transport fuels: Disel, Petrol, AVL (Aviation Liquid Fuel), Kerosene, fuel & furnace oil, Testing of
petroleum product: Flash Point, pore point, Fire point, Octane number, Cetene number, viscosity and viscosity index, API.
Unit V Gaseous fuels: Natural gas, Synthetic gases, their composition & properties, producer gas, Water gas, Coal Gas, LPG.
Sarkar S; Fuel and Combustion; Orient Long men Ltd.
Gupta OP; Fuel and Combustion; Khana Pub
List of Experiments (Pl. expand it):
1. To carry on proximate analysis of the given coal sample.
2. To determine the calorific value of the coal by Bomb-Calorimeter method.
3. Crushing, grinding, Pulverising and Screening of solid fuel.
4. To determine the viscosity of the given oil sample by Redwood Viscometer. No. 1 and No. 2
5. To determine the viscosity of a given oil sample by Saybolt viscometer.
6. To determine viscosity of a given coal tar with the help of tar viscometer.
7. To determine the flash and fire points of the given oil sample by Penskey Martin’s apparatus..
8. To determine the flash and fire points of the given oil sample by Abel’s apparatus.
9. To determine the flash and fire points of the given oil sample by Cleveland apparatus.
10. To determine the carbon residue of the given oil by Ramsbottom method.
11. To determine the carbon residue of the given oil by Conradson method.
12. To find out the calorific value of a gaseous fuel (LPG) by Boy’s Gas calorimeter.
13. To determine cloud and pour point of given oil sample (coconut) by cloud and pour point apparatus.
14. To determine the composition of given gas by Orsat apparatus.
15. To determine the sulphur content of the given fuel oil sample by lamp method.
16. To determine the smoke point of the given kerosene sample.
Note: Each student should perform at least eight experiments out the above list.