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B.Tech-ECE 2nd Sem ENGGG CHEMISTRY II(Anna University Chennai - Centre for Distance Education-2010)

Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:55Mohamed Rilvan


Reg. No.

Question Paper Code: E3069


Regulations 2008

Second Semester

Common to all branches (except Marine Engg)

CY2161 Engineering Chemistry II

Time: Three Hours

Maximum: 100 Marks

Answer ALL Questions

Part A - (10 x 2 = 20 Marks)

1. How will you predict the spontaneity of any redox system using emf?

2. Define a reference electrode with an example.

3. Using chemical equations, state the mechanism of corrosion of iron in weakly alka-line solution.

4. Give the principle of electro-deposition.

5. Distinguish between coal and coke.

6. What are the advantages of compressed natural gas?

7. How many phases and components are present in the following system?

CaCOCaO+ CO3(s)(s)2(g)

8. Give the percentage composition of bronze.

9. Calculate the concentration in µg/ml of a solution of organic compound whose molecular mass is 211.2,in 0.11 M HCl giving an absorbance at its max 281 nm of 0.612 in a 4 cm cell. The major absorptivity at 281 nm is 5372 mole cm.-1-1

10. Calculate the number of modes of vibrations for the following molecules : (a) CH4

(b) CO2

Part B - (5 x 16 = 80 Marks)

11. (a) (i) Di erentiate reversible and irreversible cells. Illustrate with examples. (8)

(ii) Describe the construction of a saturated calomel electrode. Write its elec-trode reaction. (8)


11. (b) Give a detailed account of conductometric titrations. (16)

12. (a) (i) When do esthe electrochemical corrosion occur? Describe the mechanism of electrochemical corrosion.(8)

(ii) Write a brief note on catho dic protection methods. (8)


12. (b) (i) What are the constituents and their functions in paints? (6)

(ii) Explain the main objectives of electroplating. Give an account of the method used in electroplating of gold. (10)

13. (a) (i) How is proximate analysis of coal carried out? What are its significances?(10)

(ii) What is cracked gasoline? How is it obtained? (6)


13. (b) (i) How is  uegas analysis carried out using Orsat’s apparatus? What are its significances?(10)

(ii) What is synthetic petrol? How is it obtained? (6)

14. (a) (i) State phase rule and explain the terms involved. (8)

(ii) Draw and explain the phase diagram of two component system with an example. (8)


14. (b) (i) What are the objectives of heat treatment? Discuss the diferent methods of heat treatment of steel.


(ii) What are alloys? Write the chemical composition and uses of

(1)heat-treatable stainless steel and

(2) non-heat-treatable stainless steel.(8)

15. (a) (i) State Beer-Lambert’s law. Mention its applications a


d limitations. (6)

(ii) Explain the instrumentation of IR spectrometer with block diagram. (10)


15. (b) (i) Explain briely the principle of a  ame photometer. A sample solution is found to contain KCl and NaCl. How will you determine the amount of NaCl alone present in the solution using a  ame photometer? (10)

(ii) Compare : Flame photometry and Atomic absorption spectroscopy. (6)

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