MMTU/MTU NOIDA B.Tech 1st Year Syllabus (AS103/AS203 Engineering Chemistry) with Text & Reference Books

UNIT I = Introduction of Engineering Chemistry

Atoms to molecules to materials for Engineers.
  • Atoms combines to give molecules and how molecules aggregate o give materials Recapitulation of salient feature OF valence bond theory
  • Hybridization, sigma and pi bonds shape of the simple inorganic compounds based upon concepts of hybridization and to illustrate planar, tetrahedral square planer, and octahedral geometries.
  • Molecular orbital theory and its application to form homo (H2 N2 &O2) and hetero (HF,NO) diatomic molecules.
Structure and stereo structure of molecules
  • Representing three dimensional structure of organic molecules including Conformations, Newman, Sawhorse,Fischer, projections wedge and dash structural representation, equivalence of structural representations
  • Chirality, optical activity and isomerism , compounds containing one and two chiral carbons , enantiomers, distereo isomers, meso compounds, no. of chiral atoms and optical isomers, Dynamic stereochemistry , concepts of regiochemistry, stereo selectivity, Stereo specificity and enantiomeric excess R&S nomenclature.
  • Geometrical isomerism in simple acyclic and cyclic molecules, E & Z nomenclature.


Materials and their Characterization
  • Micro and macroscopic properties of molecules, Intermolecular forces, Molecular aggregation micelles
  • Examples of inorganic and organic functional materials, core concepts of nanotechnology.
  • Physical (crystallization, fractional crystallization , distillation , fractional distillation, steam distillation) and chemical methods of purification. General chromatographic(Adsorption and partition) techniques(column thin layer and paper chromatography) and their application.
Criteria of purity
  • Melting and Boiling point, chromatography , particle size measurement and surface area
  • Surface tension, Viscosity ,Conductivity , and Absorption Spectroscopy (IR, UV – Visible , NMR)

UNIT III = Stability and Reactivity of Molecules : Unit processes inorganic chemistry

Reactivity of Molecules
  • Electron displacement effects – inductive, electromeric, resonance and hyper  conjugation, Reactive sites in molecules - functional groups.
Reactions Dynamics
  • Chemical kinetics, Order and molecularity, zero, first and second order reactions, pseudo first order reaction , temperature dependence of reaction rates, Catalysis and some industrially important catalytic reactions.
Reaction Mechanism
  • Fission of a covalent Bond, types of reactions – nucleophilic ( SN1 & SN2, SNi, SNAr) and electrophilic substitution reactions ( Nitration, Sulphonation, Halogenation, and Friedel Crafts reaction ) and their  mechanism , regio and Stereochemistry of involved reactions


Water and its treatment :
  • Alkalinity of water, estimation of alkalinity, Hard and soft water, hardness- units, determination of hardness  by complexometric Titration, Removal of hardness of water- Zeolite , ion exchange process, Boiler Feed  water, descaling of boilers desalination of brackish water, Reverse osmosis, potable water,


Some materials of Industrial importance
  • Polymers and Polymerization ( ionic, anionic and free radical induced), Properties of polymers , Number average and Weight average molecular weighs, characterization of polymer samples , polymer blends, Stereo structures of polymers, Dendrimers, Some examples of common polymers used in Industry, Natural and Synthetic rubber, Silicones, Composites, Adhesives, Conducting polymers, Biodegradable polymers.
  • Metallic corrosion and its prevention, electrolysis , Industrial electrolytic processes-( aluminium). Fuel cells and batteries. 
Control of friction
  • Oils, fats and lubricants , Soaps and detergents

References Books:
  1. Organic Chemistry, P.Y. Bruice , Ninth Impression, 2011, Pearson India
  2. Chemistry 3 , A. Burrows, john Holman, A, Parsons, G. Pilling, G.Price, Oxford University Press, 2009
  3. Engineering Chemistry, A Text book of Chemistry for Engineers published by John Wiley and Sons,India 2011
  4. Unit processes in Organic Synthesis by Groggins, Tata McGraw Hill, 2001
  5. Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry, D H Williams and I. Fleming, Tata McGraw Hill, 1991

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