NIT Raipur Syllabus 1st Year Applied Chemistry

NIT-RAIPUR

SYLLABUS – Applied Chemistry

 

Name of Subject Applied Chemistry Subject Code 0020112(CH)

Semester 1st and 2nd Board of Studies Chemistry

Maximum Marks

70 Minimum Marks 25

 Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/week Credits 

First Sem.:

 Electronics, Electrical, Bio-Technology/Bio-Medical, Chemical,

Information Technology

 

Second Sem.:

 Mechanical, Metallurgy, Civil, Mining, Computer Science

 

UNIT I –

 

 

Technology of water

Standards for drinking water, Methods of Treatment of water for domestic and industrial purposes:

Sedimentation, Coagulation, Filtration, Sterilization, Break point chlorination. Determination of alkalinity

of water, Hardness of water: Units, determination. Demineralization of water.

Softening of water: Lime-soda Process, Ion exchange process, Zeolite process. Boiler Troubles: Carry

Over, Priming, Foaming, Scale, Sludge, Corrosion, Caustic Embrittlement. Internal treatment of water:

Carbonate conditioning, Phosphate conditioning, Colloidal conditioning, Calgon conditioning.

Calculations on water softening by Lime-soda process, Zeolite process, determination of alkalinity and

hardness of water.

 

UNIT II –

 

 

Petroleum, Fuels

& Combustion

 

Petroleum:

 

Petroleum, cracking, Synthetic petrol, Refining of gasoline, Reforming, Chemical structure of

fuel and knocking. Octane Rating of fuels, Cetane Rating, Diesel engine fuel, Kerosene, LPG as a fuel.

 

Fuels

 

& Combustion: Classification, Calorific value, Types, Determination by Bomb calorimeter,

Dulong’s Formula, Analysis of Coal, Proximate and Ultimate analysis, Flue gas analysis, Significance,

Numericals, Carbonization of Coal, Manufacture of metallurgical coke by Otto Hoffman’s byproduct

oven, Combustion calculations.

 

UNIT III –

 

 

Corrosion and Protective Coatings

 

Corrosion and its Control:

 

Nernst Theory, Standard Electrode Potential, Galvanic Series, Concentration

cell, Types of corrosion: Uniform and Galvanic, Erosion, Crevice, Pitting, Exfoliation and Selective

leaching, Inter-angular Stress, Waterline, Soil, Microbiological. Theories of corrosion: Acid, Direct

Chemical attack, Electrochemical, Corrosion reactions,

Factors affecting corrosion, Protective measures against corrosion, Sacrificial anode, Impressed current

cathode protection.

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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

 

SYLLABUS – Applied Chemistry

 

Name of Subject Applied Chemistry Subject Code 0020112(CH)

Semester 1

st and 2nd Board of Studies Chemistry

Maximum Marks

70 Minimum Marks 25

 

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/week Credits

3 1 – 4

 

First Sem.:

 

Electronics, Electrical, Bio-Technology/Bio-Medical, Chemical,

Information Technology

 

Second Sem.:

 

Mechanical, Metallurgy, Civil, Mining, Computer Science

 

Protective Coatings:

 

Paints: Constituents, functions & mechanism of drying. Varnishes and Lacquers;

surface preparation for metallic coatings, electroplating (gold) and electrodeless plating (Nickel),

anodizing, phosphate coating, powder coating & antifouling coating.

 

UNIT IV –

 

 

Lubricants & Polymers

 

Lubricants:

 

Functions of’ lubricant, Mechanism of lubrication, Fluid or Hydrodynamic Lubrication, Thin

film or Boundary lubrication & Extreme pressure lubrication. Lubricants for Extreme ambient conditions

and for special applications. Properties of lubricants and tests.

 

Polymers:

 

Types of Polymerization. Thermoplastics & thermosetting polymers. Preparation, properties

and applications of the Polyethylene, Teflon, PVC, Nylon, Phenol formaldehyde & Urea Formaldehyde,

Elastomers: Natural rubber, Vulcanization of rubber & Synthetic rubber.

 

UNIT V –

 

 

Phase Rule, Portland Cement & Refractories

 

Phase Rule:

 

Phase Rule, Explanation of terms, Advantages & Limitations of Phase rule, application of

Phase rule to one component system; Water system.

 

Portland Cement:

 

Manufacture of cement, Dry and Wet process, Important process parameters for

manufacturing a good cement clinker. Characteristics of the constitutional compounds of cement.

Additives for cement, Properties, General composition, Testing of cement, Chemical & physical

requirement.

 

Refractories:

 

Definition, Classification with Examples; Criteria of a Good Refractory Material; Causes

for the failure of a Refractory Material.

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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

 

SYLLABUS – Applied Chemistry

 

Name of Subject Applied Chemistry Subject Code 0020112(CH)

Semester 1

st and 2nd Board of Studies Chemistry

Maximum Marks

70 Minimum Marks 25

 

Lecture Periods/Week Tutorial Periods/Week Practical Periods/week Credits

3 1 – 4

 

First Sem.:

 

Electronics, Electrical, Bio-Technology/Bio-Medical, Chemical,

Information Technology

 

Second Sem.:

 

Mechanical, Metallurgy, Civil, Mining, Computer Science

 

Text Books

 

1.

A text book of Engineering Chemistry by S. S. Dara, S. Chand & Co. New Delhi.

2.

Engineering Chemistry by M. M. Uppal & S.C. Bhatia, Khanna Publishers. New Delhi.

 

Reference Books

 

1. Chemistry

of Engineering Materials by C.P. Murthy, C. V. Agarwal and A. Naidu B. S. Publication

Hyderabad

2.

Engineering Chemistry by J. C. Kuriacose and J. Rajaram, Tata McGraw-Hill Co. New-Delhi.

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