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Title: Physical Chemistry-III (Code-09040309)

S.No Topic Domain Hours
  Unit I    
1 Spin and an applied field; the nature of spinning particles Must Know 2 hrs
2 Interaction between spin and magnetic field, Larmor precession, population of energy levels Must Know 2 hrs
3 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Nice to know 3 hrs
4 Hydrogen Nuclei, the chemical shift, the coupling constant, coupling between several nuclei Must Know 3 hrs
5 Analysis by NMR technique Good To Know 2 hrs
6 Exchange phenomena, simplication of complex spectra Nice to know 2 hrs
  Unit II
1 The theory of E.S.R. the position of E.S.R. absorption Must Know 2 hrs
2 The g factor, the fine and hyperfine structures of E.S.R. absorption Good To Know 2 hrs
3 Applications of E.S.R. spectroscopy Nice to know 3 hrs
4 The theory of Moss-Bauer spectroscopy Must Know  2 hrs
5 The chemical shift quadrupole effects, the effect of magnetic field Must Know 2 hrs
6 Application of Moss-Bauer spectroscopy Good To Know 2 hrs
  Unit III
1 Definition of corrosion, importance and cost of corrosion classification of corrosion Must Know 2 hrs
2 Electrochemistry of Corrosion Good To Know 2 hrs
3 Electrode reactions, electrode potentials, electrochemical cell formation, Nernst equation Nice to know 2 hrs
4 Exchange current density, polarization of electrode (resistance, concentration and activation) Must Know 3 hrs
5 Mixed potential theory, polarization diagrams, pourbaix diagrams Good To Know 2 hrs
6 Corrosion rate expression and weight loss method for corrosion rate, galvanic series. Must Know 2 hrs
7 Electrochemical techniques to study corrosion-Galvanostatic and potentiostatic techniques Good To Know 2  hrs
8 Stern-Geary equation, Tafel slopes, measurement of corrosion potential and corrosion current density Must Know 2 hrs
9 Tafel extrapolation and Linear polarization resistance methods Nice to know 2 hrs
10 Recording and interpretation of anodic and cathodic polarization curves
  Unit IV
1 Introduction, electrochemical behaviour of active/passive metals Must Know 3 hrs
2 Flade potential, criteria for selecting a metal exhibiting passivity Must Know 2 hrs
3 Factors influencing electrochemical passivity and corrosion rate Nice to know 2 hrs
4 Theories of passivity Nice to know 1 hrs
5 Change of metal, design improvement, change of environment Good To Know 2 hrs
6 Anodic protection, cathodic protection and protective coatings Nice to know 2 hrs
7 Corrosion inhibitors: classification, mechanism Must Know 2 hrs
8 selection of corrosion inhibitors, inhibition efficiency and factors influencing inhibition efficiency Must Know 2 hrs
9 Measurement of inhibition efficiency Nice to know 1 hrs


Books Recommended:
1. Barrow, G.M. Introduction of Molecular Spectroscopy.
2. Banwell, C.N. Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy.
3. Sastri, V.S. Corrosion Inhibitors: Principle and Applications.
4. Trephewey, K.R. and  J. Chamberlain. Corrosion.
5. Narain, Raj. Introduction to Metallic Corrosion and its Prevention.
6. Mukherjee, S.N. Introduction to the  of Corrosion and its Inhibition.
7. Fontana, M.G. Corrosion Engineering.