Engineering Chemistry has been prepared exactly as per the latest syllabus prescribed by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. In this book, various topics are precisely explained, giving examples and figures wherever necessary. This book is aimed at imparting the required knowledge for understanding the importance of chemistry in the field of engineering. The fundamental aspects of Osmosis, Electrochemistry, Corrosion, Polymers, Fuels were dealt with in a comprehensive way. Emphasis was given to the advanced topics like Nano-materials, Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), Fullerenes, Liquid Crystals, Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP), Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP), Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics, Bullet proof plastics, Biodegradable polymers, Conducting polymers, Solar cells, Solar panel, Green House Concept, Green chemistry, Cement comparative studies were also presented in the form of tables showing the differences between certain similar types of aspects.
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  • Publisher: Laxmi Publications
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 978-93-83828-45-6
  • Chapter 1

    Water Technology Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Water is the most useful, wonderful and abundant compound on earth. It is a vital component of the living sources. It is a proven theory that one can live without food for many number of days but one cannot live without water. Water is the important constituent of all the body fluids, without which all the cells or organisms are in crystalline or dead state. (For example, the human body contains 70%, terestrial plants 50 – 75% and aquatic plants 95 – 99%). Water is not only essential for the lives of animals and plants, but also occupies a unique position in industry
  • Chapter 2

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    Electrochemistry is the branch of chemistry which deals with the transformation of electrical energy into chemical energy and vice versa. It is the study of phenomena at electrode solution interfaces. Electrochemistry deals with the relationship between electrical, chemical phenomena and the laws of interaction of these phenomena. The branch of electrochemistry is of major technical importance.
  • Chapter 3

    Corrosion Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Corrosion. Any process of destruction (or deterioration) and consequent loss of a solid metallic material, through an unwanted chemical or electrochemical attack by its environment, starting at its surface, is called corrosion.
  • Chapter 4

    HighPolymers Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    HighPolymers
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    Fuel. “A combustible substance containing carbon as the main constituent, which on proper burning liberates large amount of heat, which can be used economically for domestic as well as industrial purposes is called Fuel”.
  • Chapter 6

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    Materials having components with in size less than 100 nm at least in one dimension are known as Nanomaterials. The prefix (nano) in the word nanomaterials means a billionth (1 × 10–9 m). Atoms are very small and the diameter of a single atom can vary from 0.1 to 0.5 nm. It deals with various structures of matter having dimensions of order of a billionth of metre.

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