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APPLIED PHYSICAL SCIENCES - THEORY Syllabus


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UNIVERSITY OF DELHI



SCHEME OF EXAMINATION AND COURSES OF READING FOR Second Year B.Sc. (HONOURS) HOME SCIENCE EXAMINATION
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APPLIED PHYSICAL SCIENCES

SECTION A

APPLIED CHEMISTRY

Paper No. : 203(A) THEORY

Maximum Marks : 50
Teaching Periods : 2/Week
Teaching Load : 45-50 Periods/Year
OBJECTIVES
To equip students with adequate knowledge of material used in
every day life and their health hazards.
CONTENTS
UNIT I
Metals in the Household
- Tarnishing, corrosion and prevention of corrosion in metals,
metal polish.
- Uses of Cast Iron, Steel, Stainless, Copper and its alloys,
Aluminum and its alloys, Silver and Gold as structural
materials, kitchen utensils, tableware and jewellery etc.
UNIT II
High Polymers
- Introduction of high polymers. Classification, General
properties of synthetic high polymers. Outlines of fabrication
methods and health hazards.
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- Thermoplastics-Chemical structure, properties, uses of
Polyethylene, Polyvinyl chloride,, Polystyrene, Polymethyl
methacrylate, Teflon, Polyacrylonitrile, Polyester and
Polyamides (Nylon 6 and Nylon 66)
- Thermosetting resins-Chemical structure, properties, uses of
Phenol formaldehyde, Urea formaldehyde and Melamine
formaldehyde.
- Chemical structure, properties, uses of Natural rubber and
Elastomers.
- Polymer requirement of textile fibers.
UNIT III
Ceramics
- Raw materials used for making of ceramic ware.
Characteristics of these materials and their contribution
towards making of ceramic wares.
- Outlines of manufacturing process for classic ceramic wares,
and their enameling and glazing.
- Use of ceramics.
UNIT IV
Cosmetics
- Composition, chemistry, uses and health hazards of Face
Creams, Talcum Powders, Dentifrices, Shampoos, Hair Dyes,
Depilatories and Lipsticks
UNITV
Essential Oils
- Occurrence, composition and uses of essential oils.
- General methods of extraction of essential oils.
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UNIT VI
Cleaning and Protective Agents
- Soaps and detergents.
- Paints, varnishes and lacquers.
- Household disinfectants:
UNIT VII
Environmental Pollution
- Sources and types of pollution of air, water.
- Health hazards of specific pollutants.
RECOMMENDED READINGS
1. Sethi, Pankaj. Thermodynamics & Thermo Chemistry.
Published 2000. Campus Book International.
3. Dave, R. K. Chemical Kinetics. Published 2000. Campus
Book International. New Delhi
3. Mack, E. Garrett A. B., Haskin, J. F. and Verhock F. H., 1956,
Textbook of chemistry, Ginn and Corperation, Boston, ed 2.
4. Pauling Linus, 1967, General Chemistry, Indian Edition,
Vakils, Feffer & Fimons (P) Ltd. Bombay
5. Vermani, O. P. and Narula, A. K. Applied Chemistry. Reprint
- 1967. Indian Edition, Vakils, Feffer and Fimons (P) Ltd.
6. Chakrabarty, B. N. Industrial Chemistry. Published 1986.
Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. (P) Ltd. New Delhi
7. Uppal, M. M., 1988. Textbook of Engineering Chemistry,
Khanna Publishers. Delhi
8. Worral W. E., 1982, Ceramic Raw Material, Pergamon Press.
Oxford, ed. 2.
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9. Taylor. J. R. and Bull, A.C., 1986, Ceramics Glaze
Technology, Pergamon Press.
10. Marsh. J. T., 1979, Textile Science, B. I. Publications.
11. Marsh. J. T. Introduction to Textile Bleaching . B. I.
Publications. London, Chapman & Hall, 1979
12. Marsh, J. T. Introduction to Textile Finishing . B. I.
Publications. London, Chapman & Hall, 1979
13. Hand Book of Soap detergent and Glycrine by Siri
Publication. Delhi
14. Jacob, Thankamma, 1979. A Text Book of Applied
Chemistry, The Macmillan Co. of India Ltd. Delhi.

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