Engineering Chemistry has been tailored precisely to suit the needs of technical universities in Uttar Pradesh and meets the requirements of the B Tech students. The book is written in simple language which makes understanding easy. The authors have presented the subject matter in a very lucid and comprehensive manner. Several solved examples are included. SI units have been consistently used. Relevant figures, tables, labelled diagrams and equations are presented wherever required. Exhaustive exercises in the form of questions and problems have been provided to test the comprehension of students.
Unit 1: Chemical Bonding and States of Matter
Unit 2: Reaction Kinetics, Phase Rule and Electrochemistry
Unit 3: Structural and Mechanistic Concepts of Organics
Unit 4: Polymers and Organometallics
Unit 5: Analytical Methods and Fuels
Dr N B Singh is Former Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University and Academic Coordinator for the Ph D programme, Sharda University.
Dr Singh is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and has worked in different universities in Germany. He was a post-doctoral fellow in the Free University of Brussels, Belgium during 1973-1974. His main areas of research are solid state chemistry, materials science and cement chemistry. He is a recipient of number of academic awards.
Dr Shiva Saran Das is Professor in the Department of Chemistry, DDU, Gorakhpur University. He was earlier Dean, Students Welfare, at the same university and is an office bearer in several academic bodies. Presently, Dr Das is General Secretary of Indian Association of Solid State Chemists and Allied Scientists, Jammu. He has also been Executive Member of Indian Thermal Analysis Society, BARC, Mumbai for two terms. He is a recipient of a number of medals and awards for his academic contributions. His main areas of teaching and research are materials science, polymer chemistry, solid state chemistry and thermodynamics. Dr Kalpana Singh is Associate Professor, GNIT, Greater Noida. She has eight years of teaching experience. She has published several research papers in national and international journals of repute. She is an active member of the Indian Association of Solid State Chemistry and Allied Scientists, Jammu.