About the Book
Textbook of Engineering Chemistry is a comprehensive book which blends basic topics in chemistry with applied chemistry. It is important for Engineers to have a good understanding of subject as they look forward to designing and developing newer materials with requisite properties and structures that are eco-friendly, economical and long lasting.
· New improved styling of contents. Applied topics are proceeded by corresponding basic chemistry
· Several numerical problems, multiple choice questions and short and essay type questions are included
About the Authors
C. Parameswara Murthy has been on the faculty of Osmania University since 1974 and is currently the Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, Nizam College, O.U., Hyderabad. He was a Visiting Scientist / Post-Doctoral fellow at various institutes abroad which include University of Karlsruhe, Germany (1980-81); Max-Planck Institute for Radiation Chemistry, Germany (1985-86); Ohio State University, USA (1987-88), Hahn-Meitner Institute (1993) and was a visiting Professor at University of Asmara, Eritrea (1997-98). He has 25 publications in Journals of international repute and authored & edited five books.
C.V. Agarwal is a retired Professor of Applied Chemistry, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He is one of the few celebrated authors in the field of Material Science and his book “Chemistry of Engineering Materials” is highly acclaimed and got eight editions with several reprints.
Andra Naidu obtained B.Sc (special) chemistry, M.Sc (special) Biochemistry and Ph.D (Biochemistry) from Osmania University. He has about 32 years of teaching and research experience in JNTU College of Engineering, Kukatpally, Hyderabad. He worked as Coordinator, Academic and Planning and also Coordinator of the Steering Committee for the accreditation of the University by NAAC. The University is accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC during 2004. He has published more than twenty research papers in National and International journals.