Atomic and Molecular Structure: Molecular orbital’s of diatomic molecules. Band theory of solids.
Liquid crystal and its applications. Point defects in solids. Structure and applications of Graphite and
Fullerenes. Concepts of Nanomaterials and its application.
Spectroscopic techniques and Applications: Elementary idea and simple applications of Rotational,
Vibrational, Ultravoilet & Visible and Raman spectroscopy
Nernst Equation and application, relation of e.m.f. with thermodynamic functions (ΔH, ΔF and Δ S). Lead
storage battery. Corrosion; causes, effects and its prevention. Phase Rule and its application to water
Water Analysis; Hardness of water, Techniques for water softening (Lime-soda, Zeolite, Ion exchange
resin and Reverse osmosis method).
Fuels: classification of fuels, Analysis of coal, Determination of calorific value (Bomb calorimeter and
Polymer; Basic concepts of polymer-Blend and composites, Conducting and biodegradable polymers.
Preparation and application of some industrially important polymers (BunaS, Buna-N, Neoprene, Nylon-
6, nylon-6,6 and Terylene). General methods of synthesis of organometallic compounds (Grignard