Curriculum
Title: Physical Special –IV (Code09040407)
S.No 
Topic 
Learning Objectives 
Teaching Guidelines 
Methodology 
Hours 

Unit I 




1 
The maximum intrinsic efficiency, actual efficiency and current – potential relation in an electrochemical energy converter 
Students should able to learn maximum intrinsic efficiency, energy convertor 
Problem solving on this topic 
Presentation/interactive lectures 
2 hrs 
2 
Factors influencing the electrochemical energy conversion, the power output of an electrochemical energy converter 
Able to know the factors that influence the electrochemical enegy converter 
Discuss and explain 
Lecture and internet based learning 
1 hrs 
3 
Electrochemical electricity generators (fuel cells), brief idea about H2O2, hydrocarbon – air, and natural gas & CO air fuel cells  Understand the generators, fuel celss, types 
helps stydents visualize chemistry and improve problem solving skills 
Presentation/interactive lectures using audio and video aids 
3 hrs 
4 
Electricity storage: some important quantities in electricity storage (electricity storage density, energy density, power  Shall know electricity storage, and important quatities 
Lecture should be problem based 
presentation/interactive lectures using using smart class 
3 hrs 
5 
Desirable conditions for an ideal strorer , storage of electricity using the leadAcid battery, dry cell, silverzinc cell and Sodium Sulfur cell  able to know the desirable conditions for ideal storer and tpyes of cells 
Discuss and explain 
presentation, power point presentation 
2 hrs 
6 
Amperometric titrations determination of activation energy for an irreversible electrode process. 
Students be able to know the amperometric titrations, electrode process 
Lecture should be problem based 
improve learning and grades by presentation, audio visual 
2 hrs 

Unit II 




1 
Thermal decomposition reactions, Nucleation, Free energy of nucleation, Laws, Classification, Functions and growth of nuclei 
Learn to know nucleation, laws, classification and functions 
Lecture should be problem based 
develop skills and build confidence 
2 hrs 


2 
Kinetic expressions for diffusion controlled, phase boundary controlled and nucleation and growth controlled reactions  Students be able to get the expressions for controll the growth reactions  Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch 
motivate students learning 
3 hrs 
4 
Perfect and imperfect crystals, Intrinsic and extrinsic defects, Point defects, Line and plane defects, Vacancies: Schottky and Frenkel defects,Thermodynamics of Schottky and Frenkel defect formation,Colour centres, nonstoichiometry defects  Learn the difference between perfect and imperfect cystals, and defects  understand the conceptual idea  helps students studying university chemistry books in the library 
2 hrs 
5 
Classification of solids, Lattice energy, Evaluation of Madelung constant (NaCl), Calculation of repulsive potential exponent: Lattice heat capacity, Einstein and Debye model of lattice heat capacity, Debye T3 law.  Able to know classification, lattice energy, model and heat capacity of solids  Lecture should be problem based  Presentation/interactive lectures PPT, projector 
2 hrs 
Unit III 

1 
Classification of polymers and polymerisation, condensation and addition polymers 
Students should able to understand polymers, class, kinetics, mechanism, and sterochemistry 
Lecture should be simple, effective, and then Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch 
Presentation/interactive lectures using PPT, Projector, audio and video aids 
1 hrs 
2 
Kinetics of condensation (stepwise) polymerisation 
2 hrs 

3 
Size distribution in linear condensation polymers, molecular size control, degree of polymerization 
4 hrs 

4 
Mechanism of vinyl radical polymerisation, molecular weight and its determination, effect of temperature and pressure on chain polymerisation 
3 hrs 

5 
Stereochemistry of polymer chain & stereo regular polymerisation, Ionic polymerisation (similarities and contrast) 
2 hrs 

6 
Kinetics of cationic, anionic polymerisation, kinetics of copolymerisation, criteria for polymer solubility 
Able to know cationic, anionic, kinetics, determination of molecular mass of polymers 
Lecture should be problem based 
presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
2 hrs 
7 
Mass number and Mass average molecular weight, 
2 hrs 

8 
Determination of molecular weight of polymers by osmometry, viscometry, light scattering and sedimentation method. 
2 hrs 


Unit IV 


1 
Thermodynamics of biopolymer solutions, Entropy of mixing & liquid state model along with limitation, Free volume theory, Heat and free energy of mixing 
Able to biopolymers, entrophy, theory and limitations 
Lecture should be problem based 
presentation/interactive lectures 
1 hrs 
2 hrs 

2 
Osmotic pressure membrane equilibrium, Muscular contraction and energy generation in mechanochemical system, Evaluation of size, shape, molecular weight and extent of hydration of biopolymers by various experimental techniques 
Understands the osmotic pressure, shape, molecular weight,and various experiments 
Discuss and explain 
develop skills and build confidence 
2 hrs 
1 hrs 

3 
Sedimentation equilibrium, Hydrodynamic methods,Diffusion, Sedimentation velocity, Viscosity, Electrophoresis and rotational motions 
Students should able to know sedimentation equlibrium, methods diffusion 
Lecture should be simple, effective, and then Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch 
Presentation/interactive lectures using PPT, Projector, audio and video aids 
2 hrs 
2 hrs 