Higher Education


Engineering Chemistry (AKTU)

Author(s): Prasanta Rath | Sanjay Kumar Singh

ISBN: 9789355735560

Edition: 1st

© Year : 2023


Binding: Paperback

Pages: 480

Trim Size : 241 x 181 mm

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This book covers all topics taught to the first-year undergraduate students of all engineering disciplines and caters to most engineering colleges and universities in India. It follows the AICTE recommended syllabus and puts together all the relevant material and presents each chapter in a simple, comprehensive, and illustrative manner. This textbook covers topics from diverse branches of chemistry, viz., general, inorganic, organic, and analytical chemistry in addition to a topic, nanomaterials, from material science. Each chapter includes a variety of solved and unsolved problems/exercises to help reinforce learning and boost the confidence of the learner/reader.

  • Comprehensive coverage of topics in an organized and systematic manner
  • A right balance between the theory behind the concepts and their applications
  • A neat and student-friendly visual presentation
  • Rich pedagogy to support and illustrate the material for easy and effective learning
  • Student Practice Set available on Cengage Digital app

Chapter 1 Atomic and Molecular Structure

Chapter 2 Liquid Crystals    

Chapter 3 Graphite and Fullerene

Chapter 4 Nanomaterials

Chapter 5 Green Chemistry

Chapter 6 Spectroscopic Techniques and Applications       

Chapter 7 Stereochemistry

Chapter 8 Electrochemistry

Chapter 9 Batteries

Chapter 10 Corrosion

Chapter 11 Cement

Chapter 12 Water Technology

Chapter 13 Fuel and Combustion

Chapter 14 Polymers

Chapter 15 Organometallic Compounds

Prasanta Rath

Prasanta Rath is Associate Professor at School of Applied Sciences, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He has more than 15 years of experience in teaching and has published and presented a number of research papers in national and international journals and conferences.


Sanjay Kumar Singh

Dr Sanjay Kumar Singh is Professor, Chemistry at Department of Applied Science and Humanities, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow. He is a renowned author of several texts in Environmental Studies and Chemistry and has a teaching experience of over 32 years. His interest areas are Engineering Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Environmental Science, Energy and Synthesis.