Engineering Chemistry

About

The program started at Technological University (Mandalay) in 2008.

Vision
Vision of Engineering Chemistry Department is to become a department of systematically helpful domain for producing high qualified and skilful engineers with update creative power to promote the advantages of human and its environment with high qualified students.

Mission
Mission of Engineering Chemistry Department is to produce capable and well trained engineers and academics who can successfully solving problems by applying learned studies with logical thinking for the public welfare and interests in the national building.

Objectives
(i) To know and understand the basic principles of engineering chemistry subject
(ii) To learn the lessons of engineering chemistry by studying with practical works
(iii) To approach the technological subjects scientifically with basic knowledge of science
(iv) To know the technological subject by applying the basic concepts on science.

Motto

“Our Motto is better living through Chemistry”

Members

Dr. Soe Soe Win

Department of Engineering Chemistry

Professor and Head of Department

soesoewinmdy@gmail.com


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First Semester

Teaching Scheme L T P Credit (4.5 Points)
Examination Scheme Theory : 70 marks Tutorial: 15 marks Practical: 15 marks -
Engineering Chemistry I (E. Ch- 11011)
CHAPTER 1 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR STRUCTURE (12 Hrs )

Atomic Structure; Distribution of Electrons in Different Energy Levels; Valence Shell and Valence Electrons; Isotopes; Isobars; Nature of Light and Electromagnetic Waves; Wave Nature of Light; Electromagnetic Spectrum; Quantum Nature of Light; Photoelectric Effect; Bohr’s Theory of Atomic Structure; Drawbacks of Bohr Model; Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom; Dual Nature of Electron (Wave Nature and Particles); Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle; Orbitals and Quantum Numbers; Quantum Numbers; Principle Quantum Number, Azimuthal Quantum Number; Magnetic Quantum Number; Spin Quantum Number; Pauli’s Exclusion Principle; Electronic Configuration of Atoms; Aufbau Principle; Hund’s Rule of Maximum Multiplicity; Writing Lewis Structures; Formal Charge; The Structure of Molecules; Some Terminology; Valence -Shell Electron -Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) Theory; Possibilities for Electron- Pair Distributions; Applying VSEPR Theory; Structures with Multiple Covalent Bonds; Molecular Shapes and Dipole Moments.

CHAPTER 2 PRINCIPLE OF CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM (8 Hrs)

Dynamic Equilibrium; The Equilibrium Constant Expression; Relationships involving Equilibrium constants; Relationship of KC to the Balanced Chemical Equation ; Combining Equilibrium Constant Expression; Equilibria Involving Gases: The Equilibrium Constant, Kp; Equilibria Involving Liquids and Solids; The Reaction Quotient, Q; Predicting the Direction of a Net Reaction; Altering Equilibrium Conditions; Lechatelier’s Principle; Effect of Changes the Amounts of Reacting Species on Equilibrium; Effect of Changes in Pressure or Volume on Equilibrium; Effect of Temperature on Equilibrium; Effect of a Catalyst on Equilibrium; Equilibrium Calculation: Some Illustrative Examples.

CHAPTER 3 CHEMISTRY OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS (10 Hrs)
Refractories: Characteristics of a good Refractory; Classification of Refractories; Manufacture of Refractories, Properties of Refractories, Important Refractories .
Abrasives: Abrasive Power; Properties of Abrasives; Classification of Abrasives; Uses of Abrasives.
Adhesives: Requirements of a Good Adhesive; Advantages of Adhesive Bonding; Disadvantages or Limitations of Adhesive Bonding; Development of Adhesive Strength; Classification of Adhesives.
Lubricants: Functions of a Lubricant; Classification of Lubricants, Characteristics of good Lubricants.
Ceramics: Basic Raw Materials for Ceramics; General Properties of Ceramics; Manufacturing process; Cement; Gypsum.
Composites: Composites Material Structure; Types of Composites, Applications of Composites Materials.
CHAPTER 4 METALS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS (10 Hrs)

Metallurgy ( Extracting a Metal from its Ore) - Common Ores, Isolation of Metals from its Ores; Zinc – Production of Zinc from Zinc Blend, Uses (Zn); Iron and Steel – Uses (Iron and Steel); Copper- Isolation and Electro Refining of Copper, Uses (Cu); Aluminium – Production of Aluminium , Properties and Uses of Aluminium; Silver – Properties and Uses of Silver.

Second Semester

Engineering Chemistry II ( E. Ch- 12011)
CHAPTER 5 CORROSION AND ITS PREVENTION (10 Hrs)

Introduction; Corrosion; Mechanism of Dry and Wet Corrosion; Dry Corrosion (Chemical Corrosion); Wet Corrosion (Electrochemical Corrosion); Electrochemical Theory of Corrosion (Mechanism of Rusting of Iron); Types of Corrosion- Galvanic Corrosion (Bimetallic Corrosion); Pitting Corrosion; Differential Aeration Corrosion (Concentration Cell Corrosion); Water-line Corrosion; Stress Corrosion (Stress Cracking); Soil Corrosion; Microbial Corrosion; Factors Affecting the Rate of Corrosion; Preventive Measures of Corrosion (Corrosion Control)- Using Pure Metal; Using Metal Alloys; Proper Designing; Cathodic Protection (Electrical Protection); Cathodic Protection (Electrical Protection); Protective Coatings; Electroplating; Galvanization and Tinning.

CHAPTER-6 ELECTROCHEMISTRY (10 Hrs)

Introduction; Electrochemical Cell- Voltaic Cell or Galvanic Cell, Electrolytic Cell, Concentration Cell, Fuel Cell; Differences between a Voltaic (Galvanic Cell and an Electrolytic Cell; A Daniel Cell; Cell Potential- Electrochemical Conventions, Standard Hydrogen Electrode(SHE), Standard Reduction Potentials, Measurement of Electrode Potential and IUPAC* Sign, Standard Cell Potential ∆E0 of Galvanic Cells; Electromotive Force (EMF); Ecell as a function of Concentrations- The Nernst Equation, Nernst equation for single electrode potential, Concentration cell; Batteries- Basic component of a battery, Primary Cells, Secondary Cells, Fuel Cells.

CHAPTER 7 SOLUTION, TECHNOLOGY OF WATER AND SOLID STATE (10 Hrs)
Solution: Introduction, Units for measuring concentration of solutions.
Technology of Water: Introduction, Depletion of underground water, Rainwater Harvesting, Types of impurities present in water, Types of water, Hardness of water, Disadvantages of a hard water sample, Degree of Hardness, Estimation of Hardness of Water – EDTA Method, Methods of softening hard water, Municipal water supply, Boiler feed water.
Solid State: Crystalline solids, Amorphous solids, Types of crystalline solids, Type of packing in metal crystals.
CHAPTER 8 POLYMERS AND POLYMERIZATION (10 Hrs)

Introduction; Molecular Weight of Polymers; Poly Dispersity Index(PDI); Glass Transition Temperature (Tg); Classification of polymers and Polymerization; Classification of Plastics- Thermoplastics- Polyethene, Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC), Poly Vinyl Acetate (PVA), Teflon; Thermosets or Thermosetting Plastic- Phenolic Resins or Phenoplasts or Phenol Formaldehyde (RF) Resins, Urea-formaldehyde Resins (UF).

REFERENCE BOOKS

1. O G Palanna (PhD); Engineering Chemistry; First reprint 2011, Tata McGraw Education Private Limited, New Delhi.
2. Dr. B.K. Ambasta ; Chemistry for Engineering ( For B.E./B.Tech. I and II Semesters) 4th Edition, © 2010 by Laxmi Publication Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi (India).
3. S. C. Bhatia ; Engineering Chemistry ; 1st Edition 2001, CBS Publisher & Disbutors Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi (India).
4. Lucio Gelimini; Robert W. Hilts; Robert K Wismer; General Chemistry (Principles and Modern Applications); 8th Edition, © 2002 by Prentice Hall, Inc., Petrucci, Harwood, Herring Printed in the United Stats of America.
5. Dr. Vedavalli Sivaprakasam; Engineering Chemistry;A Textbook for first Year B.E./B.Tech. Engineering Students Laxmi Publications, (P) LTD, New Delhi, USA.
6. N. Krishanmurthy; P. Vallinayagam; D. Madhavan; Engineering Chemistry; Eastern Economy Edition, © 2007 by Prentice Hall of India Private Limited, New Delhi.