Applied Chemistry (CHME1012)



Recommended Book(s)

Applied Chemistry: A Textbook For Engineers And Technologists By: O.V. Roussak H. D. Gesser: 2013 Edition: Springer

Reference Book(s)

1-  Chemistry, The Central Science, Theodore L. Brown Et Al. 13th Edition (2014)

2-  Physical Chemistry (3rd Edt.) By Thomas Engel And Philip Reid : Prentice Hall, (2013)

3-  Chemistry For Engineering Students (William H. Brown And Lawrence S. Brown), Cengage Learning; 2 Edition (2010)

4-  Essential Of Physical Chemistry 19th Edition By Arun Bahl, B S Bahl & G D Tuli : S. Chand Publishing, India

Course Objectives

This course will represent mechanical engineering students to applied nature of chemistry by learning the fundamentals like balancing chemical equation, formulating a solution to a problem using these equations. Furthermore this course will relate chemistry to industrial application like processing of Plastics, refining of fossil fuel and petroleum products, adhesive, electrochemical nature of corrosion and its protection with paints and coatings. Treatment of waste/industrial water will also be covered. Advance topics like Nanochemistry and its applications and chemistry involved in silicon extraction and its application in electronic industry will also be introduced

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO-1: Demonstrate working knowledge of applied chemistry and its application to mechanical engineering field.(C3)

CLO-2: Identify chemical compounds with harmful effects on environment and propose their control.(C1)

CLO-3: Apply the acquired knowledge to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems of chemical nature in field of mechanical engineering.(C3)

Course Contents

• Introduction to Chemical equation and calculations (02 sessions)
• Periodic table and its trends (02 sessions)
• Thermochemistry and chemical thermodynamics (02 sessions)
• Hess’s law, Thermodynamic potentials and relations (02 sessions)
• Industrial application of thermochemistry (01 sessions)
• Electrochemistry and Electrolysis (02 sessions)
• Corrosion and its protection (02 sessions)
• Batteries and Fuel Cell chemistry (02 sessions)
• Industrial chemistry introduction (01 sessions)
• Important chemicals and their application (03 sessions)
• Petroleum products and fuel chemistry (02 sessions)
• Lubricants, adhesive and adhesion (02 sessions)
• Carbon Chemistry and Rubber industry (02 sessions)
• Chemistry of polymers and plastic industry (02 sessions)
• Water Chemistry introduction (02 sessions)
• Purification and usage of Industrial water (02 sessions)

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes





PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)

PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)




PLO:3 (Design Development of Solutions)




PLO:4 (Investigation)




PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)




PLO:6 (Engineer & Society)




PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)




PLO:8 (Ethics)




PLO:9 (Individual & Team Work)




PLO:10 (Communication)




PLO:11 (Project Management)




PLO:12 (Life Long Learning)




Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

Assessment Modules \ CLOs




Assignments (10%)




Quizzes (15%)




Midterm Exam (20%)




Final Exam (50%)