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  • 978-81-88870-97-4
  • English
  • 2003 to 2013
  • Paper Back
  • 280


  • 1. Fuels (General Aspects)
    Objectives, Fuels – Organic Fuels, Origin and Classification of Fossil Fuels, General Aspects of Fossil Fuels, Units of Heat, Characteristics of a Good Fuel, Solid Fuel, Coal and its Origin, Classification of Coal by Rank, Pulverized Coal, Caking and Coking Coal, Metallurgical Coke, Carbonization of Coal, Manufacture of Metallurgical Coke, Beehive Coke Oven Process, Otto Hoffmann’s By–product Coke Oven Process, Liquid Fuels, Advantages of Liquid Fuels/Petroleum, Petroleum, Refining of Petroleum, Petro-Chemicals and Their Uses, Cracking, Thermal Cracking, Catalytic Cracking, Reforming of Gasoline, Polymerization and Isomerization, Synthetic Petrol, Bergius Process Method, Fischer-Tropsch Method, Knocking, Octane Number, Anti-Knock Compounds, Refining of Gasoline, Petro-chemicals of Industrial Importance, Gaseous Fuels, Coal Gas, Oil Gas, Water Gas, Carburetted Water Gas, CNG, Gobar Gas, Producer Gas, Comparison of Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels, Review Questions
    2. Fuels (Analyses)
    Objectives, Parameter of Analysis, Ultimate Analysis, Proximate Analysis, Calorific Value, Bomb Calorimeter, Determination of Calorific Value by Junker’s Calorimeter, Calculations of Calorific Value Based on Dulong’s Formula, Problems on Combustion and Requirement of O2/Air, Flue Gas Analysis by Orsat’s Apparatus, Review Questions, Unsolved Problems
    3. Polymers
    Objectives, Introduction, Classification of Polymers, Types of Polymerization, Copolymerization, Rubber, Natural Rubber, Vulcanization, Synthetic Rubbers or Elastomers, Anionic Addition Polymerisation, Moulding Constituents of Polymers/Plastics, Plastics, Polyethylene, Bakelite (Phenol-formaldehyde resin), Terylene (Polyester), Nylon (Polyamides), Review Questions.
    4. New Engineering Materials
    Objectives, Introduction, Fullerenes, Structure of Fullerenes, Properties of Fullerenes, Preparation of Fullerenes, Applications of Fullerenes, Organic Electronic Materials or Conducting Organic Polymers, Classification of Conducting Polymers, Some Classes of Conducting Polymers, Factors Influencing The Conductivity of Organic Polymers, Nature of Processes Inducing High Conductivity in Conducting Polymers, Applications of Organic Electronic Materials, Review Questions.
    5. Cement
    Objectives, Cement, Composition and Types of Cement, Chemical Composition, Types of Cement, Basic Constituents of Cement, Raw Materials and Various Processes for Manufacture of Cement, Raw Materials, Process for Manufacture of Cement, Wet Process of Manufacture of Cement by Rotary Kiln Technology, Cement Compounds, Chemistry of Setting and Hardening of Cement, Role of Gypsum, Manufacture of Cement by Vertical Shaft Kiln Technology, Review Questions.
    6. Glass
    Objectives, Glass, Properties of Glass, Manufacturing of Glass, Raw Materials, Furnace, Manufacturing Steps, Importance of Annealing in Glass Making, Classification of Glasses, Types of Silicate Glasses and their Commercial Uses, Special Glasses, Optical Fiber Grade Glass, Material for Making Glass Optical Fiber, Preparation Methods, Devitrification of Glass, Review Questions.
    7. Refractories
    Objectives, Refractories, Classification of Refractories, Properties of Refractories, Characteristics/Requisites of a Good Refractory, Manufacture of Refractories, Silica and Fire Clay Refractories, Silica Bricks, Fireclay Bricks, Review Questions.
    8. Lubricants
    Objectives, Introduction, Functions of a Lubricant, Classification and Uses of Lubricants, Liquid Lubricants or Lubricating Oils, Semi-Solid Lubricants or Greases, Solid Lubricants, Types of Lubrication, Fluid-Film or Thick film or Hydrodynamic Lubrication, Boundary or Thin Film Lubrication, Extreme Pressure Lubrication, Properties of Lubricants, Viscosity, Significance of Viscosity, Determination of Viscosity by Redwood Viscometer, Viscosity Index (VI), Significance of Viscosity Index, Determination of Viscosity Index, Viscosity Index Improvers, Flash and Fire Points, Cloud and Pour Points, Emulsification, Precipitation Number, Neutralization Number, Some Important Physical Properties of Lubricant, Selection of Lubricants, Review Questions.
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