Course: BE101 Engineering Chemistry Syllabus
Branch: Common Semester
WATER ANALYSIS & TREATMENT: Sources, Impurities, Hardness & its units, Industrial water Requirement & characteristics, softening of water by various methods (L.S., Zeolite, ion exchange resin), Boiler trouble (carry over, scale and sludge, caustic embrittlement) Boiler corrosion causes, effect & remedies, internal treatments to boiler feed water. Characteristics of municipal water & its treatment, water analysis (determination of alkalinity, temporary and permanent hardness by complexometry,) Numerical problems based on water analysis and water softening processes.
FUELS & COMBUSTION: Fossil fuels & classification, Calorific value, Determination of calorific value by Bomb calorimeter Proximate and Ultimate analysis of coal and their significance, calorific value Computation based on ultimate analysis data, Carbonization, Manufacturing of coke & recovery of by products. Cracking of higher Hydrocarbons & mechanism of cracking, Knocking, relationship between' knocking & structure of hydrocarbon, improvement of anti knocking characteristics of IC engine fuels, Diesel engine fuels, Cetane number, combustion and it related numerical problems.
LUBRICANTS: Introduction, Mechanism of lubrication, Classification of lubricants, Lubricating oils, grease & semisolid lubricants, solid lubricants, synthetic lubricants, Properties and Testing of lubricating oils, Viscosity & Viscosity index, flash and fire points, cloud and pour point, Anline value, Steam Emulsion Number, Neutralization No., Saponification Value, Iodine value, carbon residue); Numerical problems based on Viscosity Index
Polymerization: Introduction, types and classification of polymerization, Reaction Mechanism, Natural & Synthetic Rubber; Vulcanization of Rubber, Preparation, Properties & uses of the following- Polythene, PVC, PMA, PMMA, Teflon, Poly acrylonitrile, PVA, Nylon, Nylon 6:6, Terylene, Phenol formaldehyde, Urea - Formaldehyde Resin, Glyptal, Silicone Resin, Polyurethanes; Butyl Rubber, Neoprene, Buna N, Buna S. Flow sheet manufacturing diagram of Nylon 6:6 & Decoran.
(A) INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN CHEMICAL ANALYSIS Basic concepts of spectroscopy: IR,UV, Visible, Applications of EPR,NMR Chromatography- Gas Chromatography, Calorimetry, Lambert's and Beer's Law
(B) Cement: Portland Cement, Manufacturing, Setting & Hardening, Plaster of Paris ( Preparation properties & uses) Refractory: Definition, Classification and important properties of refractories.