GITAM University Engineering Chemistry II Syllabus
B.Tech. (CE)Second Semester
EURCH205: ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY-II
Code: EURCH 205 Category: BS
Credits: 3 Hours: 4 per week
The objective of the syllabus is to provide knowledge in the basic concepts of the Chemistry of Engineering materials.
Unit-I (9 hours)
Non-Conventional Energy Sources and Applications: Chemical: Electrode Potential –Determination of Single Electrode
Potential-Reference Electrodes – Hydrogen and Calomel Electrodes. Electrochemical Series and its Applications. Primary Cell–Dry
or Leclanche Cell. Secondary Cell – Lead acid storage cell – Fuel Cell: Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell.
Nuclear : Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion – Applications of Nuclear Energy
Solar : Photoelectric cells –Applications of Solar Cells
Unit-II (11 hours)
Corrosion Engineering: Definition of Corrosion. Theories of Corrosion –Dry Corrosion and Electro Chemical Corrosion – Factors
affecting corrosion- Nature of the Metal and nature of the Environment. Prevention of Corrosion: Cathodic protection, Inhibitors,
Metallic coatings – Anodic and Cathodic coatings -Galvanising and Tinning, Anodized Coatings. Organic Coatings-Paints –
Characteristics, Constituents and their functions, Varnishes.
Unit-III (9 hours)
Fuel Technology : Calorific Value And Solid Fuels: Classifications of Fuels – Characterstics of Fuels- Calorific Value – Units.
Determination – Bomb Calorimetric Method- Dulong’s formula. Solid Fuels–Coal, Classification of Coal by Rank-Analysis of
Coal –Proximate and Ultimate Analysis. Coke : Manufacture of Coke- Beehive oven and Otto Hoffmann’s by product oven
Unit-IV (8 hours)
Fuel Technology : Liquid Fuels: Refining of Petroleum – Petroleum products used as fuels – Gasoline – Knocking and Octane
number of gasoline. Diesel – Cetane Number – High speed and Low speed Diesel oil. Synthetic Petrol –Bergius and Fischer –
Tropsch methods. . Power alcohol – Manufacture, Advantages and Disadvantages – LPG.
Unit-V (8 hours)
Lubricants : Classification-Properties- Viscosity ,Oiliness, Flash and Fire – Points, Cloud and Pour – Points. Aniline point,
Saponification number, Carbon residue, Emulsification number, Volatility, Precipitation number, Specific gravity and
Neutralization number. Principles and Mechanism of Lubrication – Fluid Film, Boundary and Extreme – Pressure Lubrications.
Text Books Prescribed :
Engineering Chemistry, P.C. Jain and M. Jain. Dhanapat Rai & Sons, Delhi.
Engineering Chemistry, B.K.Sharma.Krishna Prakashan,Meerut.
A Textbook of Engineering Chemistry, Sashi Chawla. Dhanapath Rai & Sons, Delhi.
Reference Books :
A Textbook of Engineering Chemistry, S.S.Dara. S.Chand & Co. New Delhi.
Material Science and Engineering, V.Raghavan. Prentice-Hall India Ltd.
Note: The figures in parentheses indicate approximate number of hours of instruction.