Applied Chemistry I (REVISED 2007)

Applied Chemistry –I  (AC 1)
01          Polymers:  10HR
            ?Introduction, classification, Hydrocarbon Molecules, Thermoplastic,
            Thermosetting Polymers.
            ?Basic Concepts Molecular Weight, Molecular Shape, Polymer
            Crystallinity. Crystallization, Meting & Glass Transtition Phenomena.
            ?Viscoelasticity, Deformation Fracture, Defects in Polymers.
            ?Polymerization addition, Polymerization Copolymerization and
            Condensation Polymerization.
            ?Advanced polymer Material, Conductiong Polymers Electrical Properties
            of Polymers. Liquid Crystal Properties Molecular Electronics & Polymers &
            Supramolecular Chemistry.
            ?Fabrication of Polymers
            i)Compression Moulding ii) Injection Moulding iii) Transfer Moulding iv)
            Extrusion Moulding
            Synthesis Properties & uses of PE PMMA Formaldehyde resign Polymer
            composite Materials.
2           Water:  08 HR
            ?Hardness of water, effect of hard water in the manufacture sector types of
            hardness, determination of hardness by EDTA method and Problems.
            ?Softening of water by i) Lime soda method with equations in general Hot-
            cld lime soda method and problems ii)zeolite process & problems iii) Lon
            exchange method iv) reverse osmoses, ultrafiltration & its industrial
            ? Methods to determine extent of water pollution i) BOD ii) COD.
            ? Methods to control water pollution.
            ? Industrialization- materials cycle & pollution. Recycling issues.
3           Lubricants 05 HR
            ? Definition, classification, characteristic properties, problems on acid value
            and saponification value. Theories of lubrication.
            ? Additives for lubricants, selection of lubricant.  

4          Energy: 05 HR
           ? Classification Solar energy, hydropower, wind power Biomass energy
           using bio technology Hydrogen as a fuel
           ? Solar energy, Production of electricity using solar energy Rechargeable
           alkaline storage batteries, Nickel Hydrogen Batteries. Rechargeable Lithium
           ion batteries
5          Phase Rule and steels: 06 HR
           ?Gibbs Phase Rule, One Component System Water, Two Component
           System Iron-carcon Equilibrium Diagram with Microstructures.
           ?Limitations & Application of Phase Rule.
           ?Plain Carbon Steel.Limitations.
           ?Introduction to Alloy Steels, special steels.
           ?Principles of shape memory effect & its applications.
6          Nano-materials: 06 HR
           ?Introduction to nano-materials.
           ?Graphite, fullerenes carbon nanatubes, nanowires,  nanocones, Haeckelites.
           Their electronic and mechanical properties
           ?Production methods for CNTS.
           ?Applications of nono materials in i) Medicine ii) Catalysis iii)
           Environmental Technologies iv) Environmental & related fields.
           v) Mechanics.  

Suggested Experiments:-

                             1) To determine total, temporary and permanent hardness of water sample.
                             2) Removal of hardnessusing ion exchanges column.
                             3) To determine specification value of a lubricating oil.
                             4)  To determine acid value of a lubrication oil
                             5) To determine COD of a effluent sample.
                             6) To determine CO2 content from air by Orsat’s apparatus.
                             7) To determine flash point and fire point of a lubrication oil.
                             8) To determine conductance of polymer.
                             9)  To determine melting point and/or glass transition temperature of a
                             10) to prepare nono-oxide using combustion method.

Reference Books:

1. Engineering Chemistry-Jain & Jain, dhanpat Rai
2. Engineering Chemistry-Dara & dara, S Chand
3. Materials Science & Engineering – William Callister,
4. Chemistry of advanced materials- CNR Rao, RSC Pbl
5. Polymer Chemistry- Vasant Gowarikar
6. Membrane Filtration- Gutman Adam Hilger Bristol
7. Nano scopic materials- Emil Roduner- RSC Publishing
8. Nano Chemistry- Ozin et. al-RSC publishing
9. Physical Metallurgy- B.K. Agarwal.

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