Applied Chemistry 1
Water : Impurities
in water and their effects on quality, hardness and estimation of hardness by
soap and EDTA methods, problems based on determination of hardness, softening of
water, methods of softening: lime soda, permutit and ion exchange methods,
calculation of requirement of softening reagents, boiler feed water, boiler
problems and methods of rectification, industrial uses of water.
Refractories : Definition,
criteria of good refractories, classification of refractories ,properties,
testing and failure of refractories, glass, manufacture and properties, types of
Polymers : Classification
of polymers, types of polymerization, methods of polymerization, classification
of plastics, compounding of plastics, fabrication of plastics, industrial uses
of plastics, manufacture, properties and uses of polyethylene, polyvinyl
chloride, phenol formaldehyde and urea fomaldehyde.
Lubricants : Definition and function
,classification: solid, semisolid, blended and synthetic lubricants.
purification and refining of lubricants from mineral oils, mechanism of
lubrication, physical and chemical testing of lubricants, testing of lubricants.
Elastomers : Natural rubber, its drawbacks,
vulcanisation and its effects upon properties, compounding of rubber, synthetic
rubber: nitrile, neopropene, polyurethane, silicon and styrene rubber.
Industrial uses of rubber and recovery of rubber from waste.
Pollution and Pollution Control : Atmospheric pollution, nature of pollutants, their effects and methods to reduce atmospheric pollution. water pollution, nature of pollutants, their effects and methods to reduce water pollution.
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