JNTU-A B.TECH R20 1-1 Syllabus For Engineering chemistry PDF 2022


JNTU-A B.TECH R20 1-1 Syllabus For Engineering chemistry PDF 2022

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You will be able to find information about Engineering chemistry along with its Course Objectives and Course outcomes and also a list of textbook and reference books in this blog.You will get to learn a lot of new stuff and resolve a lot of questions you may have regarding Engineering chemistry after reading this blog. Engineering chemistry has 5 units altogether and you will be able to find notes for every unit on the CynoHub app. Engineering chemistry can be learnt easily as long as you have a well planned study schedule and practice all the previous question papers, which are also available on the CynoHub app.

All of the Topic and subtopics related to Engineering chemistry are mentioned below in detail. If you are having a hard time understanding Engineering chemistry or any other Engineering Subject of any semester or year then please watch the video lectures on the official CynoHub app as it has detailed explanations of each and every topic making your engineering experience easy and fun.

Engineering chemistry Unit One

Water Technology

Introduction –Soft Water and hardness of water, Estimation of hardness of water by EDTA Method –
Boiler troubles –Priming, foaming, scale and sludge, Caustic embrittlement, Industrial water treatment
– specifications for drinking water, Bureau of Indian Standards(BIS) and World health
organization(WHO) standards, ion-exchange processes – desalination of brackish water, reverse
osmosis (RO) and electrodialysis

Engineering chemistry Unit Two

Electrochemistry and Applications

Electrodes – concepts, electrochemical cell, Nernst equation, cell potential calculations.
Primary cells – Zinc-air battery, Secondary cells – Nickel-Cadmium (NiCad),and lithium ion batteriesworking of the batteries including cell reactions; Fuel cells, hydrogen-oxygen, methanol fuel cells –
working of the cells.
Corrosion: Introduction to corrosion, electrochemical theory of corrosion, differential aeration cell
corrosion, galvanic corrosion, metal oxide formation by dry electrochemical corrosion, Pilling
Bedworth ratios and uses, Factors affecting the corrosion, cathodic and anodic protection,
electroplating and electro less plating (Nickel and Copper).

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Engineering chemistry Unit Three

Polymers and Fuel Chemistry:

Introduction to polymers, functionality of monomers, Mechanism of chain growth, step growth and
coordination polymerization.
Thermoplastics and Thermo-setting plastics-: Preparation, properties and applications of poly styrene.
PVC and Bakelite
Elastomers – Preparation, properties and applications of Buna S, Buna N, Thiokol
Fuels – Types of fuels, calorific value, numerical problems based on calorific value; Analysis of coal,
Liquid Fuels refining of petroleum, fuels for IC engines, knocking and anti-knock agents, Octane and
Cetane values, cracking of oils; alternative fuels- propane, methanol and ethanol, bio-fuels.

Engineering chemistry Unit Four

Advanced Engineering Materials

Composites- Definition, Constituents, Classification- Particle, Fibre and Structural reinforced
composites, properties and Engineering applications
Refractories- Classification, Properties, Factors affecting the refractory materials and Applications.
Lubricants- Classification, Functions of lubricants, Mechanism, Properties of lubricating oils –
Viscosity, Viscosity Index, Flash point, Fire point, Cloud point, saponification and Applications.
Building materials- Portland Cement, constituents, phases and reactivity of clinker, Setting and
Hardening of cement

Engineering chemistry Unit Five

Surface Chemistry and Applications

Introduction to surface chemistry, colloids, micelle formation, synthesis of colloids (any two methods
with examples), chemical and electrochemical methods (not more than two methods) of preparation of
nanometals and metal oxides, stabilization of colloids and nanomaterials by stabilizing agents, solidgas interface, solid-liquid interface, adsorption isotherm, BET equation (no derivation) applications of
colloids and nanomaterials – catalysis, medicine, sensors

Engineering chemistry Course Objectives

To familiarize engineering chemistry and its applications
 To impart the concept of soft and hard waters, softening methods of hard water
 To train the students on the principles and applications of electrochemistry, polymers, surface
chemistry, and cement

Engineering chemistry Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, the students will be able to
 Demonstrate the corrosion prevention methods and factors affecting corrosion (L2)
 Explain the preparation, properties, and applications of thermoplastics & thermosetting,
elastomers & conducting polymers. (L2)
 Explain calorific values, octane number, refining of petroleum and cracking of oils (L2)
 Explain the setting and hardening of cement and concrete phase (L2)
 Summarize the concepts of colloids, micelle and nanomaterials (L2)

Engineering chemistry Text Books

Jain and Jain, Engineering Chemistry, 16/e, DhanpatRai, 2013.
2. Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula and James Keeler, Atkins’ Physical Chemistry, 10/e, Oxford
University Press, 2010.

Engineering chemistry Reference Books

1. G.V.Subba Reddy, K.N.Jayaveera and C. Ramachandraiah, Engineering Chemistry, Mc
Graw Hill, 2020.
2. Skoog and West, Principles of Instrumental Analysis, 6/e, Thomson, 2007.
3. H.F.W. Taylor, Cement Chemistry, 2/e, Thomas Telford Publications, 1997.
4. D.J. Shaw, Introduction to Colloids and Surface Chemistry, Butterworth-Heineman,1992.

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