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ACD/QP/01 14-04-09 Rev: 0 Page No:

Model Examination

Academic year 2008 -2009

Sem & Class 02

Model Examination

Unit coverage I to V

Max Time 3:00 Hrs

Exam Date 2-06-2010

Course code

Course Title

Engineering Chemistry II

PART A Answer all the questions


Name two primary fuels and two secondary fuels 2 Define gross calorific value. Show the mathematical relation between gross calorific value and net calorific value. 3 How is the sulfur content of a fuel determined by ultimate analysis? 4 Explain the term Cetane Rating. 5 Show the difference between single electrode potential and standard electrode potential. 6 Mention three applications of Nernst equation. 7 Show the electrochemical reactions occurring at the two electrodes in a lead acid battery. 8 Mention the advantages of a fuel cell. 9 Give an example of galvanic corrosion. 10 Explain Pilling Bedworth rule. 11 List out a few methods by which paint falls off from painted surface. 12 Explain why a zinc plate reacts readily with dilute hydrochloric acid solution, but a silver plate does not. 13 Define the term Triple Point using an example.

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explain the process of Nitriding and its uses. 15 Find out the number of phases and components in the following equilibrium: MgCO3 ======= MgO + CO2 16 Mention a few applications of solders and fuses 17 State Beer Lamberts Law. 18 What types of interferences are encountered in the analysis of potassium sulfate by flame photometry? 19 Mention two important applications of Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy. 20 Explain the term Red Shift.

PART B (6x12 = 60) Answer any five questions

21 (a) What is meant by carbonization of coal? What are the advantages of carbonization? Discuss the Otto Hoffman process of manufacturing metallurgical coke. (6) (b) Explain the mechanism of knocking ( 2) (c) Mention the advantages and disadvantages of using TEL in petrol. (4 ) 22 (a) Give a brief write up on the Bergius process. (4) (b) Mention a few methods for manufacturing synthetic petrol. ( 2) (c) Calculate the air requirement, if ten percent excess air is used for the complete combustion of a fuel, showing the following analysis:

Carbon 80 %, Hydrogen 4.5 %, Oxygen 2 %, Nitrogen 2 % Sulfur 1 % and ash 10.5 % ( 6) 23 (a) Explain how the emf of an electrochemical cell can accurately be measured. (4) (b) Describe the Weston Cadmium cell. (4) (c) Calculate the emf of the following cell, given the reduction potentials of zinc and copper as - 0.76 and + 0.34 v (4) Zn/zinc ions (0.05 M)//cupric ions (0.3 M)/ Cu 24 (a) Compare corrosion control by sacrificial anode method with impressed current method (6) (b) Explain the chemistry of electroplating of gold. (6) 25 (a) (6) Explain the techniques of electro-less nickel plating

(b) Mention four constituents of a paint with examples, and state their functions. (6) 26 (a) Discuss the simple eutectic lead and silver alloy system (6) (b) What are the various ways by which two solids can mix? Explain your answer with examples. (4) (c ) What equilibrium is seen at the eutectic point? (2) 27 (a) State the principle of colourimetry. (2) (b) Explain the estimation methodology of nickel by atomic absorption spectroscopy. (6) (c ) What are the limitations of Beer Lambert law? (4) 28 (a) Compare atomic absorption spectroscopy with flame photometry. (6)

(b) Mention three applications of infra red spectroscopy. (3) (c ) Show the energy level diagram of a molecule. (3)