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Applied Chemistry 1 Semester 1 (FE First Year) BE Biotechnology University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

CBCGS [2016 - current]
CBGS [2012 - 2015]
Old [2000 - 2011]

Units and Topics

#Unit/TopicMarks
100 Water -
200 Polymers -
300 Rubbers -
400 Lubricants -
500 Phase Rule -
600 Important Engineering Materials -
 Total -

Syllabus

100 Water

Impurities in water, Hardness of water, Determination of Hardness of water by EDTA method and problems, Softening of water by Hot and Cold lime Soda method and numerical problems. Zeolite process and numerical problems. Ion Exchange process and numerical problems. Potable water standard as per BIS w.r.t. i) pH, ii) Alkalinity, iii) TDS, iv)
Hardness; Drinking water or Municipal water -Treatments removal of microorganisms by adding Bleaching powder, Chlorination (no breakpoint chlorination), Disinfection by Ozone, Electrodialysis, Reverse osmosis, and Ultrafiltration. BOD, COD- definition & significance, sewage treatment (only activated sludge process), Numerical problems related to COD.

200 Polymers

Introduction to polymers, Classification, Types of polymerization, Thermoplastic and Thermosetting plastic; Compounding of plastic, Fabrication of plastic by Compression, Injection, Transfer and Extrusion molding. Preparation, properties, and uses of Phenol formaldehyde, PMMA, Kevlar. Effect of heat on the polymers (Glass transition
temperature), Viscoelasticity. Conducting polymers, Engineering Plastics, Polymers in medicine and surgery.

Rubbers: Natural rubber- latex, Drawbacks of natural rubber, Vulcanization of rubber, Preparation, properties, and uses of Buna-S, Silicone and Polyurethane rubber.

300 Rubbers
  • Natural rubber (latex), Drawbacks of natural rubber, Compounding of rubber (vulcanization of rubber), Preparation, properties and uses of Buna‐S, Silicone and Polyurethane rubber.
400 Lubricants

Introduction, Definition, Mechanism of lubrication, Classification of lubricants, Solid lubricants (graphite & Molybdenum disulphide), Semisolid lubricants, Liquid lubricants, Additives in blended Oils. Important properties of lubricants - Definition and significance of
- Viscosity, Viscosity index, Flash and fire points, Cloud and pour points, Oiliness, Emulsification, Acid value and numerical problems, Saponification value and numerical problems.

500 Phase Rule
  • Gibb’s Phase Rule, Explanation, One Component System (Water), Reduced Phase Rule, Two Component System (Pb‐Ag), Limitations of Phase Rule.
600 Important Engineering Materials
601 Cement
  • Manufacture of Portland Cement,
  • Chemical Composition and Constitution of  Portland Cement
  • Setting and Hardening of Portland Cement
  • Concrete RCC and Decay.
  • Refractories Preparation, properties and uses of Silica bricks, Dolomite bricks, Silicon Carbide (SiC).
602 Nanomaterials
  • Preparation (Laser and CVD method), properties and uses of CNTS 
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