About the Book
Chemistry of Engineering Materials by Prof. C. V. Agarwal is one of the most widely acclaimed textbook followed by the generations of Engineers, during last 40 years. The book is now revised & enlarged by two senior professors, who have added new chapters and revised the styling & presentation of the material contents, to suit the book to newer requirements of Engineering curriculum. Question bank and MCQ’s are added at the end of Chapters for self-evaluation of the subject matter. Salient Features - New improved styling of contents. - Question bank, MCQ’s & Essay type questions provided. - New chapter added on conducting & insulating materials. - Information about present status of Materials is provided.
1. The Science of Engineering Materials, 2. Water and Waste Water, Fuels: 3. Chemical Fuels, 4. Combustion, 5. Nuclear Fuels, 6. Explosives and Rocket Fuels, 7. Lubricants, 8. Corrosion and its Prevention, 9. High Polymers (Plastics, Rubbers, Adhesives and Laminates), Ceramics: 10. Ceramics (Refractories, Glasses, Pottery & Abrasives), 11. Conductors and Insulators, 12. Cements and Limes, Metallurgy: 13. Composite Materials, 14. Extraction of Metals, 15. Iron and Steel, 16. Ferrous Alloys, 17. Heat Treatment, 18. Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys
About the Authors
Dr. 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. Prof. 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 four books. Prof. 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. Dr. Naidu is presently Professor of Chemistry, JNTU Collge of Engineering, Kukatpally, Hyderabad.
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