JNTU B TECh Syllabus for Engineering Chemistry 1st Year
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD
I Year B.Tech. L T/P/D C
2 -/-/- 4
Electrochemistry and Batteries: Concept of Electro Chemistry, Conductance-Electrolyte in solution,
Conductance-Specific, Equivalent and molar conductance, Ionic mobilities, Kolrausch’s Law. Application of
conductance. EMF: Galvanic Cells, types of Electrodes, Reference Electrode (SCE, Quinhydrone electrode),
Ion Selective Electrodes (Glass Electrode) Nernest equation, Concentration Cells, Galvanic series,
Potentiometric titrations, Numerical problems.
Batteries: Primary and secondary cells, (lead-Acid cell, Ni-Cd cell, Lithium cells). Applications of batteries,
fuel cells – Hydrogen – Oxygen fuel cells, Advantages of fuel cells.
Corrosion and its corrosion control: Introduction, causes and different types of corrosion and effects of
corrosion, theories of corrosion – Chemical, Electrochemical corrosion, corrosion reactions, factors affecting
corrosion – Nature of metal – galvanic series, over voltage, purity of metal, nature of oxide film, nature of
corrosion product. Nature of environment-effect of temperature, effect of pH, Humidity, effect of oxidant.
Corrosion control methods – Cathodic protection, sacrificial anode, impressed current cathode. Surface
coatings – methods of application on metals- hot dipping, galvanizing, tinning, cladding, electroplating -
Organic surface coatings – paints constituents and functions.
Polymers: Types of Polymerization, Mechanism (Chain growth & Step growth).Plastics: Thermoplastic
resins & Thermo set resins. Compounding & fabrication of plastics, preparation, properties, engineering
applications of: polyethylene, PVC, PS, Teflon, Bakelite, Nylon. Conducting Polymers: Poly acetylene,
polyaniline, conduction, doping, applications. Liquid Crystal polymers: Characteristics and uses Rubber –
Natural rubber, vulcanization. Elastomers – Buna-s, Butyl rubber, Thiokol rubbers, Fibers – polyester, fiber
reinforced plastics (FRP), applications
Water: Introduction, Hardness: Causes, expression of hardness – units – types of hardness, estimation of
temporary & permanent hardness of water, numerical problems. Boiler troubles – Scale & sludge formation,
caustic enbsittlement, corrosion, priming & foaming Softening of water (Internal & external treatment-Lime
soda, Zeolite, Ion exchange process and Numerical problems) Reverse osmosis, electro dialysis.
Surface Chemistry: Solid surfaces, types of adsorption, Longmuir adsorption isotherm, BET adsorption
equip. Calculation of surface area of solid & application adsorption, classification of colloids, Electrical &
optical properties micelles, applications of colloids in industry. Nano materials: Introduction, preparation
and applications of nano meterials
Energy sources: fuels, classification – conventional fuels (solid, liquid, gaseous) Solid fuels – coal –
analysis – proximate and ultimate analysis and their significance Liquid fuels – primary – petroleum –
refining of petroleum-cracking knocking synthetic petrol – Bergius and Fischer Tropsech’s process; Gaseous
fuels – natural gas, analysis of flue gas by Orsat’s method Combustion – problems, Calorific value of fuel –
HCV, LCV, determination of calorific value by Junker’s gas calorie meter.
Phase rule: Definitions – phase, component, degree of freedom, phase rule equitation. Phase diagrams –
one component system: water system. Two component system lead- silver system, heat treatment based on
iron-carbon phase diagram, hardening, annealing.
Materials Chemistry: Cement: composition of Portland cement, manufacture of port land Cement, setting &
hardening of cement (reactions). Lubricants: Criteria of a good lubricant, mechanism, properties of
lubricants: Cloud point, pour point,flash & fire point,Viscocity. Refractoriess: Classification, Characteristics of
a good refractory. Insulators & conductors: Classification of insulators characteristics of thermal & electrical
insulators and applications of Superconductors (Nb-Sn alloy, YBa2 Cu3 O7-x), applications.
1. Text Books of Engineering Chemistry by C.P. Murthy, C.V. Agarwal, A. Naidu B.S. Publications,
2. Text of Engineering Chemistry by S.S. Dara & Mukkati S. Chand & Co,New Delhi(2006)
1. Engineering Chemistry by B. Siva Shankar Mc.Graw Hill Publishing Company Limited , New
2. Enginering Chemistry J.C. Kuriacase & J. Rajaram, Tata McGraw Hills co., New Delhi (2004).
3. Engineering Chemistry by P.C Jain & Monica Jain, Dhanpatrai Publishing Company (2008).
4. Chemistry of Engineering Materials by CV Agarwal,C.P Murthy, A.Naidu, BS Publications.
5. Chemistry of Engineering Meterials by R.P Mani and K.N.Mishra, CENGAGE learning.
6. Applied Chemistry – A text for Engineering & Technology – Springar (2005).
7. Text Book of Engineering Chemistry – Shasi Chawla, Dhantpat Rai publishing Company, NewDelhi
8. Engineering Chemistry – R. Gopalan, D. Venkatappayya, D.V. Sulochana Nagarajan – Vikas