This book is written for the first-year undergraduate students of all branches of engineering for a course in Engineering Chemistry. It provides a sound understanding of the concepts and applications of chemistry in the field of engineering. Most of the topics covered are customarily taught in various universities and institutes.
The book exposes students to fundamental knowledge in :
Principles of thermodynamics and their applications
Phase rule and its applications
Types of catalysis and its mechanism
Treatment of water
Corrosion and its prevention
Lubricants and mechanism of lubrication
Polymers and their classification, and types of polymerization
Various analytical methods
The book also includes fourteen laboratory experiments with step-by-step procedures for performing them.
KEY FEATURES :
Provides definitions of key terms at the end of each chapter.
Includes several solved problems to clarify the concepts.
Offers chapter-end exercises and problems to test students’ comprehension of theory.
Gives sample question papers at the end of the book.