BCHES102/202 Applied Chemistry for CSE Stream

BCHES102/202 Applied Chemistry for CSE Stream

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Module - 1

SensorsandEnergySystems

Sensors:

Introduction,working,principleandapplicationsofConductometricsensors,Electrochemical sensors,Thermometricsensors (Flame photometry) and Opticalsensors (colorimetry).Sensorsforthemeasurement of dissolved oxygen (DO). Electrochemical sensors for the pharmaceuticals.ElectrochemicalgassensorsforSOxandNOx.Disposablesensorsin thedetectionofbiomoleculesandpesticides.

EnergySystems:

Introductiontobatteries,construction,workingandapplicationsofLithiumionandSo diumionbatteries.QuantumDotSensitizedSolarCells(QDSSC’s)-Principle, Propertiesand Applications.

Self-learning:

Types of electrochemical sensor, Gas sensor – O2 sensor, Biosensor – Glucosesensors

Module - 2

MaterialsforMemoryandDisplaySystems

Memory Devices: 

Introduction, Basic concepts of electronic memory, History of organic/polymerelectronic memorydevices,Classification of electronic memory devices , types of organic memory devices(organicmolecules,polymericmaterials,organicinorganichybridmaterials).

DisplaySystems:

Photoactiveandelectroactivematerials,Nanomaterialsandorganicmaterials used in optoelectronic devices. Liquid crystals (LC’s) – Introduction, classification,properties and
application in Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD’s). Properties and application ofOrganic Light
Emitting Diodes (OLED’s) and Quantum Light Emitting Diodes (QLED’s),
Lightemittingelectrochemicalcells.

Self learning:

PropertiesandfunctionsofSilicon(Si),Germanium(Ge),Copper(Cu),
Aluminium(Al),andBrominatedflameretardantsincomputers.

Module - 3

CorrosionandElectrodeSystem

CorrosionChemistry:

Introduction,electrochemicaltheoryofcorrosion,typesofcorrosiondifferentialmetalanddifferentialaeration.Corrosioncontrol-galvanization,anodization and sacrificial anode method. Corrosion Penetration Rate (CPR) – Introductionandnumerical problem.

Electrode System: 

Introduction, types of electrodes. Ion selective electrode – definition,construction, working and applications of glass electrode. Determination of pH using glasselectrode. Reference electrode- Introduction, calomel electrode– construction, working and applications of calomelelectrode. Concentrationcell–Definition,constructionandNumericalproblems.

Analytical Techniques: 

Introduction, principle and instrumentation of Conductometry;
itsapplication in the estimation of weak acid. Potentiometry; its application in the
estimationofiron.

Self-learning:

IRandUV-Visiblespectroscopy.

Module - 4

PolymersandGreenFuels

Polymers:

Introduction,MolecularweightNumberaverage,weightaverageandnumericalproblems.Preparation,properties,andcommercialappl
icationsofkevlar. Conductingpolymers–
synthesisand conducting mechanism of polyacetyleneand commercia lapplications.

Green Fuels: Introduction, construction and working of solar photovoltaic cell, advantages,and
disadvantages. Generation of energy (green hydrogen) by electrolysis of water and itsadvantages.

Self-learning:Regenerativefuelcells

Module - 5

E-WasteManagement

E-Waste:

Introduction, sources of e-waste, Composition, Characteristics, and Need of ewastemanagement.Toxicmaterialsusedinmanufacturingelectronicandelectricalproducts, health hazards due to exposure to e-waste. Recycling and Recovery: Differentapproachesofrecycling(separation,thermaltreatments,hydrometallurgicalextraction,pyro metallurgical methods, direct recycling). Extraction of gold from E-waste. Role of stakeholders in environmental management of e-waste (producers, consumers, recyclers, andstatutorybodies).

Self-learning:

Impactofheavymetalsonenvironmentandhumanhealth.

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