GTU Chemistry for Aeronautical Engineering Syllabus
GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
B.E Semester: 3
Subject Code 130102
Subject Name Chemistry For Aeronautical Engineering
Sr.No Course content
1. Water Technology: Introduction, sources of water Impurities in water, hard
and soft water, Degree of Hardness, Types of hardness, Scale and sludge
formation in boiler Boiler corrosion. Caustic embrittlements, Priming and
Foaming, Softening of water. Potable water, Break point of chlorination,
Desalination of Brackish water etc.
2. Metals and Alloys: Introduction, Physical properties of metals, cast iron,
wrought iron, steel, Heat treatment of steel. Definition of alloy, purpose of
making alloys. Classification of alloys. Alloys of steel and its applications.
Non-Ferrous alloys and its industrial applications.
3. Corrosion and Its Inhibition: Introduction, Theories of corrosion, Types of
corrosion, Protection of metals from corrosion – organic and inorganic
materials, Inhibitors, Cathodic protection.
4. Fuels and Combustion: Definition, types of fuel – solids, liquids, gaseous
and Nucleon fuels. Calorific Value, Characteristics of good fuel. Solid fuels
– coal, coke. Analysis of coal – ultimate and proximate Liquid fuel –
Petroleum. Refining of Petroleum by Fractional distillation. Gaseous fuel –
coal gas, biogas produces gas and water gas. L.P.G. & CNG.
5. Lubricants : Definition: Types of lubrication, classification of lubricants and
their properties. Functions of lubricants.
6. Polymers and Plastics: Introduction, Definition of Polymer. Types of
Polymers, Types of Polymerization reactions and their mechanism. Plastics,
Classification of plastics – Thermo plastics and Thermo setting plastics.
Molding constituents of plastics Engineering properties and uses of plastics.
Definition of Rubber, Types of Rubber, Vulcanization of rubber. Application
7. Natural and Synthetic Fibers : Introduction Definition of Fiber, Types of
fibers – Natural, semi synthetic, synthetic fibers. Physical properties of
fibers. Essential requirement for fiber for formation. Preparation, properties
and uses of Cellulose acetic, Viscose Rayon, Nylon, Polyesters acrylic,
Glass fibers etc. Differentiate between wool and silk fibers. Spinning
processes – Melt and Wet spinning.
8. Protective Coatings: Introduction, Types of protective coatings – metallic,
chemical, organic, electroplating. Paints and varnishes – Ingredients,
properties and uses, Enamels, Lacquers etc.
9. Renewable and Non-renewable energy of sources: Resources of energy,
Appraisal resources problems, classification of Natural and renewable
resources. Destruction and Conservation.
10. Refractory, Abrasives and Insulators: Definitions of refractories, Abrasives
and insulators. Properties of refractories. Classification of refractories.
Classification, properties and uses of abrasives. Classification, properties
and uses of Insulators.
11. Analytical Techniques: Introduction Types of analysis – Physical, Chemical
and instrumentation. Physical analysis – Specific gravity, Melting point,
Boiling point, Crystallization. Purification of compounds etc. Chemical
analysis – Quantitative and Qualitative analysis of organic and inorganic
compounds. Instrumental analysis – Spectroscopic, Chromatographic PH
measurement, Conductivity, Turbidity etc.
1. Engineering Chemistry by Jain and Jain Publisher Dhanpat Rai Publishing Co.
2. Engineering Chemistry by Dr. O.P. Agrawal Khanna Publishers Delhi
3. Engineering Chemistry by N. Krishnamurthy, P. Vallinaygam and D. Madhavan
Publisher – Prentice – Hall of India Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi
4. Engineering Chemistry by R. Gopalan, D. Venkappaya and Sulochana Nagarjan
5. Engineering Chemistry by C. Parameswara Murthy, C.V. Agrawal and Andra Naidu,
B.S. Publication, Hyderabad – A.P.
6. Environmental Science by Y. Anjaneyulu B.S. Publishers, Hyderabad – A.P.
7. Environmental Studies and Disaster Management by S.G. Shah, S.G. Shah and Gopal
8. Engineering Chemistry by B. Sivsankar The M.C. Grawhill Companies, New Delhi