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Engineering Chemistry-Nagpur

Teaching Scheme
Lectures: 2 Hours/ Week
Tutorial: 1 Hours / Week

Examination Scheme
T (U) : 40 Marks
T (I) : 10 Marks
Duration of University Exam. : 02 Hours

Unit – I: Water Technology (12 Hrs)

Hardness of water and types of hardness

Domestic water treatment: Brief discussion of coagulation and sterilization using UV. Ozone, chlorine, Break point chlorination.

Softening of water-principle, reactions, advantages, limitations and Comparison of – Lime-Soda process, Zeolite process, and de-mineralization process.

Boiler Troubles-(causes, effect on boiler operation and methods of prevention) – Carry over-priming and foaming; Scales and sludges, caustic embrittlement, boiler corrosion; internal conditioning-phosphate, carbonate, calgon conditioning.

Numericals based on lime-soda and Zeolite process.

Desalination-using electro dialysis and reverse osmosis processes.

Waste water treatment (introduction and importance) – Brief idea about tertiary treatment methods.

Unit – II: Corrosion Science (10 Hrs)

Introduction, Causes and Consequence of corrosion, brief idea about electrochemical & galvanic series, Factors influencing corrosion) Nature of metal b) Nature of environment, Chemical and electrochemical corrosion, Mechanisms of electrochemical corrosion; Pilling Bed worth rule; Differential aeration theory of corrosion.

Types of Corrosion – Pitting, inter granular, stress, waterline and galvanic corrosion.

Corrosion Prevention – a) Design and material selection b) Cathodic and anodic protection, c) Protective surface coatings- tinning, galvanizing and powder coating, metal cladding and electroplating.

Unit – III: Construction Materials (8 Hrs)

Cement: Portland cement – Raw material, Dry and wet process of manufacture, Proportion and role of microscopic constituents, Additives of cement ,Setting and hardening of cement; heat of hydration, soundness; Types of cement ( characteristics & applications ) – White, High alumina, Low heat ,Rapid hardening cement, Ready Mix Concrete, fly ash as cementing material( properties, advantages, limitations & application)

Unit – IV: Green Chemistry and Battery Technology (10 Hrs)

Green Chemistry: Introduction, Principles and significance, industrial application (supercritical fluids as Solvents, Example-super critical CO2), Biocatalysis and concept of carbon credits.

Battery Technology: Types of batteries, primary, secondary and reverse batteries, important definition-energy density, power density.
a) Secondary Battery: Lithium ion, Nickel-Cadmium
b) Fuel cell application, advantages and limitation (Example: Alkaline fuel Cell).

Books Recommended:

Text Books:
1. Text Book of Engineering Chemistry: S.S. Dara, S. Chand and Company Ltd. New Delhi.
2. Engineering Chemistry: Arty Dixit Dr. Kirtiwardhan Dixit, Harivansh Prakashan,
3. Textbook of Engineering Chemistry: P.C. Jain and Monica Jain, Dhanpat Rai and Sons,
New Delhi.
4. Textbook of Engineering Chemistry: S.N. Narkhede, R.T. Jadhav, AB. Bhake, A.U.
Zadgaonkar, Das Ganu Prakashan, Nagpur.
5. Applied Chemistry: A.V. Bharati and Walekar, Tech Max Publications, Pune.

Reference Books:
1. A Text book of Engineering Chemistry : Shashi Chawla; Dhanpat Rai & Sons, New Delhi.
2. A textbook of Polymer Science : Fred, Billmeyer Jr. ,Wiley India Third edition.
3. Applied Chemistry by N. Krishnamurthy:P. Vallinavagam. And K. Jeysubramanian TMH
4. Applied Chemistry for Engineers : T.S. Gyngell.
5. Chemistry of Advanced Materials : CNR Rao, Rsc Publication.
6. Chemistry of Engineering Materials: Robert B Leighou Mc Graw – Hill Book Company, Inc New York
7. Engineering Materials: Kenneth G Budinski (Prentice – Hall of India)
8. Fuels and Combustion by Amir Circar, Orient Longmans
9. Fundamentals of Engineering Chemistry (Theory and Practice) :S. K. Singh (New Age Materials
10. Materials Science and Engineering an Introduction, William D. Callister, (Jr. Wiley publisher).
11. Fundamentals of Corrosion : Michael Henthorne, Chemical Engineering.
12. Water Treatment : F. I. Bilane, Mir publisher

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