NIT Trichy 1st Year Syllabus Chemistry I

NIT Trichy 1st Year Syllabus Chemistry I


Electrochemistry: Electrolytic and galvanic cells, EMF series, Nernst equation for electrode potential, cell EMF, its measurement and applications, Weston standard cell, hydrogen electrode, calomel electrode, glass electrode, reversible and irreversible cells, concentration cell, electrode (hydrogen gas electrode) and electrolyte concentration cell, concentration cell with and without transference, fuel cells, hydrox fuel cell.

Corrosion: Dry corrosion and wet corrosion, mechanisms, types of corrosion, DMC, DAC, stress, inter granular, atmospheric and soil corrosion, Factors affecting corrosion, protection from corrosion by metallic coatings, electroplating, electroless plating and cathodic protection.

Organic Chemistry: Carbon-carbon bond properties, hybridization-sp3, sp2 and sp, homolytic and heterolytic cleavage of carbon-carbon bonds, SN 1 and SN
2, E1 and E2 reactions, Birch reduction, MPV reduction, Baeyer-Villiger oxidation, Oppenauer oxidation, aromatic nucleophilic substitution, benzyne mechanism, aromatic electrophilic substitution.

Thermodynamics: Entropy as a thermodynamic quantity, entropy changes in isothermal expansion of an ideal gas, reversible and irreversible processes and physical transformations, work and free energy functions, Helmholtz and Gibbs free energy functions, Gibbs- Helmholtz equation, Gibbs-Duhem equation, Clapeyron-Clausius equation and its applications, Van’t Hoff isotherm and applications.

Fuels and Lubricants: Fuels – classification, examples and relative merits, types of coal, determination of calorific value of solid fuels, Bomb calorimeter, theoretical oxygen requirement for combustion, proximate and ultimate analysis of coal, manufacture of metallurgical coke, flue gas analysis, problems, Lubricants – definition, theories of lubrication, characteristics of lubricants – viscosity, viscosity index, oiliness, pour point, cloud point, flash point, fire point and carbon residue, additives to lubricants, manufacture of lube oil.

B.Tech. Syllabus (2009-‘10)
National Institute of Technology: Tiruchirappalli – 620 015. 5

Text Books

1. P.C. Jain and M. Jain, Engineering Chemistry, Dhanpat Rai Publishing Company (P)
Ltd., New Delhi, 2007.
2. J. March, Advanced Organic Chemistry, Wiley Eastern, New Delhi, 1990.
Reference Books
1. R. Gopalan, D. Venkappayya and N. Sulochana, Engineering Chemistry, Vikas
Publishing House, New Delhi, 2005.
2. J.C. Kuriacose, J. Rajaram, Chemistry in Engineering and Technology, Vol I & II,
Tata McGraw Hill publishing Company Ltd, New Delhi, 1984.
3. P.W. Atkins, Physical Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 1998.

1. Percentage purity of bleaching powder
2. Percentage purity of washing soda
3. pH metric titration
4. Conductometric titration
5. Potentiometric titration
6. Determination of corrosion rate of mild steel in acid medium by weight loss method
Reference Book
1. Laboratory Manual, Department of Chemistry, NITT

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