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Engineering Chemistry
Fundamentals and Applications

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  • Date Published: March 2016
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  • isbn: 9781107476417

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  • Engineering Chemistry discusses the fundamental theoretical concepts of chemistry and links them with their engineering applications. The book is designed as an introductory course for undergraduate students in all branches of engineering. Employing an easy-to-understand approach, it elaborates on the fundamental concepts and their applications, and includes scores of illustrations and learning exercises to facilitate comprehension. Starting with areas of common interest, such as fuels, water, corrosion and phase rule, followed by chapters on engineering materials, polymers and lubricants, the book then covers a range of important subjects, such as structure and bonding, solid state, liquid crystal, chemical kinetics, surface chemistry, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, spectroscopy, photochemistry, the basics of organic chemistry and organometallic compounds. It also covers the applications of several important topics in detail, including nanomaterials, green chemistry, NMR spectroscopy and biotechnology.

    • Each theoretical concept is followed by solved problems and unsolved exercises to help students grasp concepts more easily
    • A chapter on electrochemistry discusses types of cells in detail
    • Applications of nanomaterials, surface chemistry, biotechnology and thermodynamics are discussed comprehensively in different chapters
    • Extensive pedagogical features such as multiple choice questions are included in each chapter
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    • Date Published: March 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107476417
    • length: 1196 pages
    • dimensions: 240 x 180 x 47 mm
    • weight: 1.59kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    1. Fuels
    2. Water
    3. Corrosion
    4. Phase rule
    5. Engineering materials
    6. Polymers
    7. Lubricants
    8. Structure and bonding
    9. Solid state
    10. Liquid crystal
    11. Chemical kinetics
    12. Surface chemistry
    13. Thermodynamics
    14. Electrochemistry
    15. Spectroscopy
    16. Photochemistry
    17. Fundamentals of organic chemistry
    18. Organometallic compounds
    19. Green chemistry
    20. Nanochemistry
    21. Basics of environmental science
    22. Chemical aspects of biotechnology
    23. Analytical techniques in chemistry
    24. Chemistry of carbon and hydrogen
    Index.

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    Engineering Chemistry

    Shikha Agarwal

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    Shikha Agarwal, Government Engineering College
    Shikha Agarwal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the Government Engineering College, Ajmer. She received her PhD from Maharishi Dayanand University and has published several research papers in national journals. She has taught courses on engineering chemistry, environmental science, spectroscopy, photochemistry and reaction mechanisms at the undergraduate and postgraduate level for several years. Her areas of interest include organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry and environmental science.

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