1st Sem, MECH (Sandwich)

BS3171: Physics and Chemistry Laboratory Syllabus for Mech Sandwich 1st Sem 2021 Regulation Anna University

Physics and Chemistry Laboratory detailed syllabus for Marine Engineering (Sandwich) (Mech Sandwich) for 2021 regulation curriculum has been taken from the Anna Universities official website and presented for the Mech Sandwich students. For course code, course name, number of credits for a course and other scheme related information, do visit full semester subjects post given below.

For Marine Engineering (Sandwich) 1st Sem scheme and its subjects, do visit Mech Sandwich 1st Sem 2021 regulation scheme. The detailed syllabus of physics and chemistry laboratory is as follows.

Physics and Chemistry Laboratory

Physics Laboratory Objectives:

  • To learn the proper use of various kinds of physics laboratory equipment.
  • To learn how data can be collected, presented and interpreted in a clear and concise manner.
  • To learn problem solving skills related to physics principles and interpretation of experimental data.
  • To determine error in experimental measurements and techniques used to minimize such error.
  • To make the student as an active participant in each part of all lab exercises.

List of Experiments

(Any Seven Experiments)

  1. Torsional pendulum – Determination of rigidity modulus of wire and moment of inertia of regular and irregular objects.
  2. Simple harmonic oscillations of cantilever.
  3. Non-uniform bending – Determination of Young’s modulus
  4. Uniform bending – Determination of Young’s modulus
  5. Laser- Determination of the wave length of the laser using grating
  6. Air wedge – Determination of thickness of a thin sheet/wire
    1. Optical fibre -Determination of Numerical Aperture and acceptance angle
    2. Compact disc- Determination of width of the groove using laser.
  7. Acoustic grating- Determination of velocity of ultrasonic waves in liquids.
  8. Ultrasonic interferometer – determination of the velocity of sound and compressibility of liquids
  9. Post office box -Determination of Band gap of a semiconductor.
  10. Photoelectric effect
  11. Michelson Interferometer.
  12. Melde’s string experiment
  13. Experiment with lattice dynamics kit.

Course Outcome:

Upon completion of the course, the students should be able to

  • Understand the functioning of various physics laboratory equipment.
  • Use graphical models to analyze laboratory data.
  • Use mathematical models as a medium for quantitative reasoning and describing physical reality.
  • Access, process and analyze scientific information.
  • Solve problems individually and collaboratively.

Chemistry Laboratory Objectives:

  • To inculcate experimental skills to test basic understanding of water quality parameters, such as, acidity, alkalinity, hardness, DO, chloride and copper.
  • To induce the students to familiarize with electroanalytical techniques such as, pH metry, potentiometry and conductometry in the determination of impurities in aqueous solutions.
  • To demonstrate the analysis of metals and alloys.
  • To demonstrate the synthesis of nanoparticles

List of Experiments

(Any seven experiments to be conducted)

  1. Preparation of Na2CO3 as a primary standard and estimation of acidity of a water sample using the primary standard
  2. Determination of types and amount of alkalinity in water sample.- Split the first experiment into two
  3. Determination of total, temporary and permanent hardness of water by EDTA method.
  4. Determination of DO content of water sample by Winkler’s method.
  5. Determination of chloride content of water sample by Argentometric method.
  6. Estimation of copper content of the given solution by Iodometry.
  7. Estimation of TDS of a water sample by gravimetry.
  8. Determination of strength of given hydrochloric acid using pH meter.
  9. Determination of strength of acids in a mixture of acids using conductivity meter.
  10. Conductometric titration of barium chloride against sodium sulphate (precipitation titration)
  11. Estimation of iron content of the given solution using potentiometer.
  12. Estimation of sodium /potassium present in water using flame photometer.
  13. Preparation of nanoparticles (TiO2/ZnO/CuO) by Sol-Gel method.
  14. Estimation of Nickel in steel
  15. Proximate analysis of Coal

Course Outcome:

  • To analyse the quality of water samples with respect to their acidity, alkalinity, hardness and DO.
  • To determine the amount of metal ions through volumetric and spectroscopic techniques
  • To analyse and determine the composition of alloys.
  • To learn simple method of synthesis of nanoparticles
  • To quantitatively analyse the impurities in solution by electro analytical techniques

Text Books:

  1. J. Mendham, R. C. Denney, J.D. Barnes, M. Thomas and B. Sivasankar, Vogel’s Textbook of Quantitative Chemical Analysis (2009).

For detailed syllabus of all other subjects of Marine Engineering (Sandwich), 2021 regulation curriculum do visit Mech Sandwich 1st Sem subject syllabuses for 2021 regulation.

For all Marine Engineering (Sandwich) results, visit Anna University Mech Sandwich all semester results direct link.

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