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Author : Dr.M. A. Jail, A. P. Kulkarni, Dr. Sumit Sharma,Dr. Minaz Alvi

Publication : Technical 

Publishing Year : Jan 2022 (2019 course)

Pages : 236

ISBN : 9789389180589


Unit I Water Technology

Impurities in water, hardness of water : Types, Units and Numericals. Determination of hardness (by EDTA method using molarity concept) and alkalinity, numericals. Ill effects of hard water in boiler - priming and foaming, boiler corrosion, caustic embrittlement, scale and sludge. Water treatment: i) Zeolite method and numericals ii) Demineralization method. Purification of water: Reverse osmosis and Electrodialysis. (Chapter-1)

Unit II Instrumental Methods of Analysis

Introduction : Types of reference electrode (calomel electrode), indicator electrode (glass electrode), ion selective electrode: ion selective membranes such as solid membrane, enzyme based membrane and gas sensing membrane.

[A] Conductometry: Introduction, conductivity cell, conductometric titrations of acid versus base with titration curve.

[B] pH metry: Introduction, standardization of pH meter, pH metric titration of strong acid versus strong base with titration curve. (Chapter-2)

Unit III Engineering Materials

A] Speciality polymers: Introduction, preparation, properties and applications of the following polymers:

1. Engineering Thermoplastic: Polycarbonate,

2. Bio-degradable polymers: Poly (hydroxybutyrate-hydroxyvalanate),

3. Conducting Polymer: Polyacetylene,

4. Electroluminescent polymer: Polyphenylenevinylene,

5. Polymer composites: Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP)- Glass reinforced and Carbon reinforced polymer composite

[B] Nanomaterials: Introduction, classification of nanomaterials based on dimensions (zero dimensional, one-dimensional, two-dimensional and three-dimensional), structure, properties and applications of graphene and carbon nanotubes, quantum dots (semiconductor nanoparticles). (Chapter-3)

Unit IV Fuels

Introduction (definition, classification of fuel based on chemical reactions and characteristics of an ideal fuel),

Calorific value (CV) : Higher calorific value (HCV) and Lower calorific value (LCV), Determination of Calorific value: Principle, construction and working of Bomb calorimeter and Boy’s gas calorimeter and numericals,

Solid fuel : Coal: Analysis of Coal-Proximate and Ultimate analysis, numericals, Liquid fuel: Petroleum: Refining of petroleum /crude oil and composition, boiling range and uses of various fractions,

Gaseous fuel: Composition, properties and applications of CNG. Hydrogen gas as a future fuel Alternative fuels: Power alcohol and biodiesel. (Chapter-4)

Unit V Spectroscopic Techniques

[A] UV-Visible Spectroscopy :

Introduction, interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter, statement of


Data sheet

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