Chemistry II Syllabus

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ELECTROCHEMISTRY: Electrolytic conductors-conductance, specific conductance, equivalent conductance and molar conductance. Cell constant, measurement of electrolytic conductance. Effect of dilution on various conductivities. Kohlrausch law and Its applications – determination of coA of weak electrolytes, solubility product and degree of dissociation. Principle and applications of conductometric titratlons.Numerlcal problems. Electrolytic and galvanic cells, cell notation, concept of electrode potential, single electrode potential and its determination. Electrochemical series and emf calculations.Types of electrodes- Hydrogen ,Calomel, Qulnhydrone and Glass electrode. Nemst equation and its applications. Determination of pH by using Quinhydrone and Glass electrodes. Principle and applications of Potentiometric titrations.Numerical problems.



CHEMISTRY OF BATTERIES: Chemical Cells – Primary batteries: Zin-Carbon battery. Secondary batteries: Lead-acid battery, charging anddischarging reactions and Its applications. Lithium Ion batteries, advantages and applications. 

Solar Cells: Concept of Solar energy conversion. Photovoltaic cells. Fuel Cells: Concept at fuel cells and their advantages. F12-0, alkaline fuel cell and methanol-Oxygen fuel cell. UNIT-III 

CORROSION AND ITS CONTROL: Introduction, causes and effects of corroslon-Ory or chemical corrosion and wet or electro chemical corrosion and their mechanism. Pilling-Bedworth Rule and Its significance. Types of electrochemical corrosion•Drfferential aeration, Galvanic, Waterline and Pitting corrosion. Factors affecting rate of corrosion: a) Nature of metal -galvanic series, over voltage, relative areas of anode and cathode, purity of metal, nature or surface °We film 0) Nature or environment-effect of temperature, effect of humidity and effect of pH. Corrosion control methods: Cathodic protection -Sacrificial anode and impressed current cathode methods, Corrosion InhIbRors-anodk and cathodic Inhibitors. 

Surface Coatings: Types of metallic coatings-anodic and cathodic coatings methods of application of metallic coatings: Hot-droping, galvanizing, tinning and electroplating. Paints-constituents and their functions. 


CHEMICAL FUELS: Definition and Classification. Requirement of a good fuel, advantages, disadvantages of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels. Combustion: Ignition temperature of a fuel. Calculation of air quantities by weight and volume required for the combustion of the fuels Calorific value of the fuel-lower calorific value (LCV) Higher calorific value (1100-theoretical calculations of cabrInc value by Oolongs formula -Numerical problems. 

Solid Fuels: Coal-Proximate and Ultimate analysis and Its significance. 

 Liquid fuels: Source- fractional distillation of petroleum, important fractions, and their uses. tracking and its significance. Catalytic cracking by moving bed method. Knocking, fuel rating- Octane and Cetane numbers. Gaseous fuels: LPG, CNG composition and uses, 

Bio-diesel: Sources. Concept of trans estedlication, advantages 



ENGINEERING MATERIALS-II AND GREEN CHEMISTRY Composites: Introduction, constituents of composites. Types of composites-Fibre-reinforced, Particulate and Layered composites. Advantages and applications of Composites. Liquid Crystals: Introduction, classification of liquid crystals, ThermotrOPie, Lyotropic liquid crystals. Chemical constitulbn and liquid crystalline behavior. Molecular ordering in liquid crystals. Nematic, Smartie and Cholestrie liquid crystals and their applications. Green Chemistry: Concept and prindples of Green Chemistry and examples of dean technology, Atom economy and catalysis. 

Suggested Readings:

 1. Engineering Chemistry by PC lain & Monica lain, Dhanpat Rai Publications.

 2. A Text book of Physical Chemistry by PL Soni, OP Dharmara, Sultan Chace &Sons. 

3. Engineering Chemistry by Shashi Chavna, Dhanpat Rai Pobecations.

 4. Engineedng Chemistry by 04. Palanna, TM11 Publications, New Delhi

 5. A text book of Engineering Chemistry by SS Dora, S.Chand & Co. Engineering Chemistry by C. Parameshwara Murthy, CV Agarwal and Andra Naldu OS Publications.