Engineering Chemistry-II

Engineering Chemistry-II

Authors : Arun Luiz T

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About the Author

Arun Luiz T :-
He is currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry in SSN College of Engineering, Kalavakkam. He completed his Master in Science from St. Mary's College, (University of Calicut), Sulthan Bathery, Kerala. He stood first in his college for BSc and MSc (Chemistry). He received his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from IIT Madras. His research interest includes phosphorus-based ligands in synthetic inorganic chemistry and organometallic chemistry. He has published more than five books on engineering chemistry and has many research papers in reputed national and international journals. He has a great passion towards teaching.

About the Book

As per the Latest Anna University Syllabus Common to IInd Semester B.E. and B.Tech. Students.

Salient Features

• The chapters are written according to the latest syllabus of Anna University, Chennai
• The content is written in a simple language which is easy to understand
• Figures, diagrams and tables are given to explain the concepts clearly
• Short answer and Essay type questions are included
• Previous years,University questions are highlighted
• To enhance understanding, many solved problems are included

Table of Content

1. Water Technology
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Physical Properties of Water
1.3 Water Quality Requirements
1.4 Hardness of Water
1.5 Advantages and Disadvantages of Hard Water
1.6 Boilers
1.7 Boiler Problems or Boiler Troubles
1.8 Softening of Hard Water (Water Conditioning/Water Treatment)
1.9 Desalination of Brackish Water
2. Electrochemistry and Corrosion
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Terminology
2.3 Origin of Electrode Potential
2.4 Representation of an Electrochemical Cell (Galvanic Cell)
2.5 EMF of a Galvanic Cell
2.6 Nernst Equation for a Cell Potential, Single Electrode Potential and its Applications
2.7 Measurement of Standard Electrode Potentials
2.8 Electrochemical (EMF) Series
2.9 Corrosion and Corrosion Control
2.10 Chemical (or) Dry Corrosion
2.11 Wet (or) Electrochemical Corrosion
2.12 Galvanic Series
2.13 Factors Which Influence Corrosion
2.14 Corrosion Control (Protection Against Corrosion)
2.15 Protective Coatings
2.16 Electroless Plating
2.17 Electroplating
3. Energy Sources
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Nuclear Chemistry
3.3 Nuclear Reactions 
3.4 Nuclear Reactor
3.5 Nuclear Fusion
3.6 Solar Energy Conversion
3.7 Wind Energy
3.8 Battery
3.9 Alkaline Battery
3.10 Lead Acid Storage Battery/ Lead Acid Accumulator
3.11 Nickel-Cadmium (NICAD) Battery
3.12 Lithium Batteries
3.13 Fuel Cell
4. Engineering Materials
4.1 Abrasives
4.2 Refractories
4.3 Cement
4.4 Glass
5. Fuels and Combustion
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Classification of Fuels
5.3 Characteristics of a Good Fuel
5.4 Calorific Value of a Fuel
5.5 Solid Fuels
5.6 Analysis of Coal
5.7 Carbonization
5.8 Manufacture of Metallurgical Coke
5.9 Liquid Fuels
5.10 Synthetic Petrol
5.11 Knocking in IC Engines
5.12 Gaseous Fuels
5.13 Power Alcohol
5.14 Biodiesel
5.15 Combustion
5.16 Combustion Calculations
5.17 Flue Gas Analysis (ORSAT Process)
Appendix: Question Paper, Anna University 2014