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Syllabus for CET for M.Tech. (Nano Science and Technology) CET Code-149
Answer any three section, Physics & Chemistry sections are compulsory 1. Physics – 33.33% 2. Chemistry – 33.33% 3. Mathematics – 33.33% Or Biology – 33.33%.
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Gaseous State: Kinetic theory, molecular velocity, Probable distribution of velocities, mean free path, collision frequency. Distribution of energies of molecules translational, rotational & vibrational, Law of equipartitions of energies, Equation of State of a real gas. Critical phenomenon & principle of corresponding states.
The phase rule: Derivation of phase rule, significance of various terms involved in the definition of phase rule. Phase diagrams of one component systems (Water, Sulphur and CO2). Two component system: Eutectic, congruent and incongruent systems with examples: Partial miscible liquids: Lower and upper consolute point.
Chemical thermodynamics: Intensive and extensive variables; state and path functions; isolated, closed and open systems; zeroth law of thermodynamics.
First law: Concept of heat, q, work, w, internal energy U and statement of first law; enthalpy, H, relation between heat capacities, calculations of q, w, U and H for reversible, irreversible and free expansion of gases (ideal and van der Waals) under isothermal and adiabatic conditions. Thermochemistry: Heats of reactions: standard states; enthalpy of formation of molecules and ions and enthalpy of combustion and its applications; calculation of bond energy, bond dissociation energy and resonance energy from thermochemical data, effect of temperature (Kirchoff’s equations) and pressure on enthalpy of reactions. Adiabatic flame temperature, explosion temperature.
Second Law: Concept of entropy; thermodynamic scale of temperature, statement of the second law of thermodynamics; molecular and statistical interpretation of entropy. Calculation of entropy change for reversible and irreversible processes.
Third Law: Statement of third law, concept of residual entropy, calculation of absolute entropy of molecules. Free Energy Functions: Gibbs and Helmholtz energy; variation of S, G, A with T, V, P; Free energy change and spontaneity. Relation between Joule-Thomson coefficient and other thermodynamic parameters; inversion temperature; Gibbs-Helmholtz equation; Maxwell relations; thermodynamic equation of state. Chemical Kinetics: Rate, mechanism, steady state concept, Kinetics of complex reactions, concept of energy barrier/energy of activation. Theories of reaction rates, Lindemann theory of unimolecular reaction and reactions in flow system.
Electrochemistry: Concept of electrolysis, Electrical current in ionic solutions. Kohlrausch’s law and migration of ions. Transference number. Hittroff and moving boundary methods. Applications of conductance measurements. Strong electrolytes: Onsager equation: Activity and activity coefficients of strong electrolyte.
Surface Chemistry: Adsorption, adsorbate and adsorbents. Types of adsorption. Freundlich adsorption isotherm, Langmuir adsorption isotherms. B.C.T. Isotherm: Surface area of the adsorbent. Changes in entropy, enthalpy and free energy on adsorption. Gibbs adsorption equation.
Catalysis: Types of catalysis, homogenous/heterogeneous, enzyme catalysis, acid/base catalysis and their kinetics. Mechanism of heterogeneous catalysis. Kinetics of surface reactions: unimolecular and bimolecular. pH-dependence of rate constants of catalysed reactions.
Autocatalysis Colloids: Colloidal state, classification of colloidal solution, true solution, colloidal solution and suspensions, preparation of sol, Purification of colloidal solutions. viscosity & plasticity General and optical properites, stability of colloids, coagulation of lyphobic sols, electrical properties of sols, kinetic properties of colloids:- Brownion movement, size of colloidal particle, emulsions, gels, colloidal electrolytes and applications of colloids. Emulsions, emulsifiers, theory of emulsification.
Polymers: Basic concepts & Terminology, such as monomers, Polymers, Functionality, Thermoplastics, Thermosets Linear, Branched, cross linked polymers etc. different definitions of molecular weight viz., Mw, Mn, Mv and then determinations. Industrial applications of polymers, Addition, condensation and Ionic polymerization’s, solutions of polymers, good solvents, & bad solvent, solubility parameter, solutions viscosity and determination of intrinsic viscosity. Atomic Structure: Introduction to wave mechanics, the Schrodinger equation as applied to hydrogen atom, origin of quantum numbers, Long form of periodic table on the basis of Electronic configuration s, p, d, f block elements periodic trends, Ionisation potential, atomic and ionic radii electron affinity & electro-negativity.
Chemical Bonding: Ionic bond- energy changes, lattice energy Born Haber Cycle, Covalent bond-energy changes, Potential energy curve for H2 Molecule, characteristics of covalent compound. Co-ordinate bond – Werner’s Theory, effective atomic numbers, isomerism in coordinate compounds. Hydrogen bonding. Concept of hybridisation and resonance, Valance Shell Electron Repulsion theory (VSEPR). Discussion of structures of H2O, NH3, SiF4. Molecular orbital theory, Linear combination of atomic orbitals (LCAO) method. Structure of simple homo nuclear diatomic molecule like H2, N2, O2, F2.
Acids & Bases: Basics of acidities and basicities, electrolytic dissociation, concept of strengths of acids and bases, ionization of water, concept of pH and its scale, Buffer solutions, Buffer solution of weak acid and its salt, calculation of pH of buffer solution, Henderson equation, acid-base indicators and theory of indicators. Classification of Organic compounds IUPAC nomenclature, Structural isomerism, Cis-trans isomerism, shapes and molecular orbital structures of compounds containing C,N and O conformation of alkanes, structures of dienes, pyridine, pyrrole, aromatic compounds, delocalisation, concept of aromaticity, stability of cycloalkanes, resonance concept, inductive and mesomeric effects, directive effects, activating and deactivating groups, hydrogenbonding, organic reagents and reaction intermediates.
Chemistry of hydrocarbons House synthesis halogenation of alkanes, free radical mechanism, cracking effect of structure on Physical properties of compounds, alkenes catalytic hydrogenation, dehydration of alcohols, dehydrogenation, Saytzeff rule, electrophilic addition reactions, peroxide effect, mechanism of allylic substitution, acidity of 1-alkynes, conjugated dienes,1,2 and 1,4 additions, free radical and ionic mechanisms of addition polymerisation reactions. Ring opening reactions of cyclopropane and cyclobutane, chemistry of benzene and alkyl benzenes. Aromatic electrophillic substitution reaction, Friedel-Crafts reaction.
Chemistry of functional groups Alkyl and aryl halides, nucleophilic substitution, synthetic utility of Grignard reagents and alkallithiums, Mechanism of Gringnartion of alcohols, Benzyl alcohol, acidity of phenols, Epoxy compounds, Anisole nucleophilic addition, Benzaldehyde, acetophene, benzophenone, aldol condensation, acidity of acids, alky and aryl amines.