Department of Applied Science

 

CHEMISTRY LAB

ROOM-B002

 

 

Lab Incharge : Dr. Neetu 
   Lab Attendant:  Mr. Dinesh
   Subjects:  Applied Chemistry Lab & Environmental Studies Lab 

 

This Lab is prepared for students to perform chemistry experiments of Applied Chemistry and Environmental Studies subjects. The lab is well equipped with all necessary apparatus and glass-wares.
1st Semester List of Experiments (APPLIED CHEMISTRY)  

  1) Determination of alkalinity of water sample.
  2) Determination of hardness of water sample by EDTA method. 
  3) Determine the percentage composition of sodium hydroxide in the given mixture of sodium hydroxide and sodium chloride. 
  4) Determine the amount of oxalic acid and Sulphuric acid in one litre of solution, given standard sodium hydroxide and Potassium Permanganate.
  5) Determine the amount of copper in the copper ore solution, provided hypo-solution (Iodometric Titration).
  6) Determine the amount of chloride ions present in water using silver nitrate (Mohr’s Precipitation Method).
  7) Determine the strength of MgSO4 solution by Complexometric titration.
  8) Determine the surface tension of a liquid using drop number method.
  9) Determine the viscosity of a given liquid (density to be determined).
10) Determine the cell constant of conductivity cell and titration of strong acid/strong base conductometrically.
11) To determine (a) λ max of the solution of KMnO4. (b) Verify Beer’s law and find out the concentration of unknown solution by spectrophotometer. 
12) Determination of the concentration of iron in water sample by using spectrophotometer.
13) Determination of the concentration of Iron (III) by complexometric titration.
14) Proximate analysis of coal.
15) Determination of eutectic point and congruent melting point for a two component system by method of cooling curve.
 

     (At least 8 to 10 experiments are to be performed) 


 Suggested Books: 

 1. A. I. Vogel, G. H. Jeffery, Vogel’s Text Book of Quantitative Chemical Analysis, Published by Longman Scientific & Technical, 5th Edition, 1989. 
 2. S. Chawla, Essentials of Experimental Engineering Chemistry, Dhanpat Rai & Co., 3rd Edition, 2008. 
 3. S. Rattan, Experiments in Applied Chemistry, Published by S.K.Kataria & Sons, 2nd Edition, 2003.
 4. O. P. Pandey, D. N. Bajpai and S. Giri, Practical Chemistry, Published by S. Chand, 2005. 
 5. M. S. Kaurav, Engineering Chemistry with Laboratory Experiments, Published by PHI Learning Private Limited, 2011. 
 6. S. K. Bhasin and Sudha Rani, Laboratory Manual on Engineering Chemistry, Published by Dhanpat Rai Publishing Company, 2006. 
  
2nd Semester List of Experiments (ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES)

  1) Determination of pH, conductivity and turbidity in drinking water sample.
  2) Determination of pH and conductivity of soil/sludge samples.
  3) Determination of moisture content of soil sample.
  4) Determination of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) of water sample.
  5) Determination of dissolved oxygen (DO) in the water sample.
  6) Determination of Biological oxygen demand (BOD) in the water sample.
  7) Determination of Chemical oxygen demand (COD) in the water sample.
  8) Determination of Residual Chlorine in the water sample.
  9) Determination of ammonia in the water sample.
10) Determination of carbon dioxide in the water sample.
11) Determination of nitrate ions or sulphate ions in water using spectrophotometer.
12) Determination of the molecular weight of polystyrene sample using viscometer method.
13) Base catalyzed aldol  condensation by Green Methodology.
14) Acetylation of primary amines using eco-friendly method. 
15) To determine the concentration of particulate matter in the ambient air using High Volume Sampler. 

P.S.: For better understanding of various aspects of environment visits to local areas, depending upon easy access and importance may be planned to any nearby river, forest, grassland, hills and students should write a report based on their observations. 

Suggested Books:

 1. A. I. Vogel, G. H. Jeffery, Vogel’s Text Book of Quantitative Chemical Analysis, Published by Longman Scientific & Technical, 5th Edition, 1989.
 2. dst.gov.in/green-chem.pdf (monograph of green chemistry laboratory experiments).
 3. S. Chawla, Essentials of Experimental Engineering Chemistry, Dhanpat Rai & Co., 3rd Edition, 2008.
 4. S. Rattan, Experiments in Applied Chemistry, Published by S.K.Kataria & Sons, 2nd Edition, 2003. 
 5. W. Cunningham and M. A. Cunningham, Principles of Environment Science: Enquiry and Applications, Tata McGraw Hill Publication, N. Delhi, 2003.
 6. A. Kaushik and C. P. Kaushik, Perspectives in Environment Studies, 4th Edition, New Age International Publishers, 2013.