Statement of Gibb’s phase rule and explanation of the terms involved, Phase diagram of one component system, water and sulfur system, Condensed phase rule, Phase diagram of two component system, Eutectic Bi-Cd system
Electrochemical theory of corrosion, galvanic series, Types of corrosion; Differential metal corrosion, Differential aeration corrosion (Pitting and water line corrosion), Stress corrosion (caustic embrittlement in boilers), Factors affecting, Metal coatings - Galvanizing and Timing, Corrosion inhibitors, cathodic protection
Classification of fuels, calorific value. (Determination by Dulong’s formula), G.C.V. and N.C.V. Liquid fuels: Classification of petroleum, Refining of petroleum, Cracking, Knocking and anti knocking, cetane and octane numbers. Unleaded petrol, synthetic petrol, power alcohol
Lambert Beer’s Law, Principles and applications of UV-Visible Molecular Absorption Spectroscopy; Chromophores, applications to colorimetry. Effect of conjugation on chromophores, Absorption by aromatic systems, Introductory idea on Rotational and Vibrational Spectroscopy-Principles and application to diatomic molecules.
Introduction to organometallics, EAN rule; classification, nomenclature and characteristics of organometallic compounds. Applications of organometallic compounds and catalyst in alkene isomerization hydrogenation and hydroformylation