GATE 2019 Syllabus for Chemical Engineering

GATE Syllabus for Chemical EngineeringGATE 2019 Syllabus for Chemical Engineering - IIT Madras will be releasing the syllabus of GATE 2019 for Chemical Engineering after the official notification is declared.GATE 2019 syllabus for Chemical Engineering will consist of the topics and chapters from which the examination questions will be based. Candidates can check the syllabus to prepare for the upcoming GATE examination. By studying from the GATE syllabus 2019 for Chemical Engineering, the candidates will be clear about which topics have to be studied for the exam. The syllabus of GATE 2019 for Chemical Engineering will be divided into nine sections. GATE examination will be 3 hours long and the candidates will have to answer questions related to General Aptitude and Chemical Engineering. Along with the syllabus, the reference books have also been provided for the candidates. Read the full article to know more information about GATE syllabus 2019 for Chemical Engineering.    

 

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GATE 2019 Exam Pattern for Chemical Engineering (CH)

GATE 2019 is a 3 hour long online examination. The candidates are requested to check the exam pattern of GATE 2019 to know how the examination will be conducted.

  • The question paper will have two sections – General Aptitude and Chemical Engineering.

  • The total number of questions are 65.

  • Multiple Choice and Numerical Answer Type questions will be asked in the question paper.

  • Virtual calculators will be provided

GATE 2019 Syllabus for Chemical Engineering

  • Section 1 – Engineering Mathematics

  • Section 2 – Process Calculations and Thermodynamics

  • Section 3 – Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations

  • Section 4 – Heat Transfer

  • Section 5 – Mass Transfer

  • Section 6 – Chemical Reaction Engineering

  • Section 7 – Instrumentation and Process Control

  • Section 8 – Plant Design and Economics

  • Section 9 – Chemical Technology

Detailed GATE Syllabus 2019 for Chemical Engineering

S.No

Section-wise syllabus

1

Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra

  • Calculus

  • Differential Equations

  • Complex Variables

  • Probability and Statistics

  • Numerical Methods

2

Process Calculations and Thermodynamics

Steady and unsteady state mass and energy balances including multiphase, multi-component, reacting and non-reacting systems etc.

First and Second laws of thermodynamics. Applications of first law to close and open systems. Second law and Entropy. Etc.

3

Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations

Fluid statics, Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids, shell-balances including differential form of Bernoulli equation and energy balance, Macroscopic friction factors, dimensional analysis and similitude, flow through pipeline systems, Particle size and shape, particle size distribution, size reduction and classification of solid particles; free and hindered settling etc.

4

Heat Transfer

Steady and unsteady heat conduction, convection and radiation, thermal

boundary layer and heat transfer coefficients, boiling, condensation and

evaporation; types of heat exchangers etc.

5

Mass Transfer

Fick’s laws, molecular diffusion in fluids, mass transfer coefficients, film, penetration and surface renewal theories; momentum, heat and mass transfer analogies; stage-wise and continuous contacting and stage efficiencies; HTU & NTU concepts; design and operation of equipment for distillation etc

6

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Theories of reaction rates; kinetics of homogeneous reactions, interpretation of kinetic data, single and multiple reactions in ideal reactors, non-ideal reactors; residence time distribution, single parameter model etc.

7

Instrumentation and Process Control

Measurement of process variables; sensors, transducers and their dynamics, process

modeling and linearization, transfer functions and dynamic responses of various systems, systems with inverse response, process reaction curve, controller modes (P, PI, and PID); control valves etc.

8

Plant Design and Economics

Principles of process economics and cost estimation including depreciation and total annualized cost, cost indices, rate of return, payback period, discounted cash flow, optimization in process design and sizing of chemical engineering equipments etc.

9

Chemical Technology

Inorganic chemical industries (sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid, chlor-alkali industry), fertilizers (Ammonia, Urea, SSP and TSP); natural products industries (Pulp and Paper, Sugar, Oil, and Fats) etc.

 

GATE 2019 Syllabus for Chemical Engineering – Reference Books

S.No

Reference Books

Authors

1.

Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering

David.M.Himmelblau

2.

Thermodynamics

A Textbook of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics - K. V. Narayanan.


An Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics-J. M. Smith, H. C. Van Ness, M. M. Abbott

3.

Fluid Mechanics

Introduction To Fluid Mechanics (English) 7th Edition (paperback) ... by Yunus A. Cengel, John M. Cimbala

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics- Fox and Mcdonald

4.

Chemical Engineering for GATE

Ram Prasad

5.

Engineering Mathematics

B.S. Grewal

6.

Transport Phenomena

R. Byron Bird, Warren E. Stewart, Edwin N. Lightfoot

7.

Chemical Technology

Dryden’s Outlines of Chemical Technology by Gopala Rao M. and Marshall S

8.

Mass Transfer

Mass Transport Phenomena- Christie J. Geankoplis

Mass Transfer Operations-Robert E. Treybal

9.

Heat Transfer

Heat Transfer- Binay.K.Dutta

Heat Transfer - Jack Philip Holman

10.

Mechanical Operation

Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering -Warren McCabe, Julian Smith, Peter Harriott

Mechanical Operation For Chemical Engineering by Narayanan C. M. & Bhattacharyya B. C

11.

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Chemical Reaction Engineering- Fogler & Gurmen

Chemical Reaction Engineering- Octave Levenspiel

12.

Process Dynamics and Control

Process Systems Analysis and Control - Donald R. Coughanowr & Steven E. LeBlanc

13.

Chemical Process Control

An Introduction To Theory And Practice- Stephanopoulos.

Process dynamics and control - Seborg, D.E., Edgar, T.F. and Mellichamp, D.A

Plant design and Economics- Peters M. S. and Timmerhaus K. D

GATE 2019 Cutoff for Chemical Engineering (CH)

Year

General

OBC

SC/ST/PH

2018

37.8

34

25.1

2017

44.3

39.8

29.5

2016

29.7

33.1

22

2015

27.52

24.77

18.34

2014

35.14

23.43

31.62

2013

32.35

20.12

21.57

This article is based on previous year’s data. Updated information will be available here as soon as it is officially released.

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