GATE 2019 Syllabus for Chemical Engineering - IIT Madras has conducted the GATE 2019 on February 2, 3, 9 and 10 in forenoon and afternoon shift. The syllabus of GATE 2019 for Chemical Engineering was released by IIT Madras along with the application form and information brochure. GATE 2019 syllabus for Chemical Engineering consists 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 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 has been divided into nine sections. GATE examination will be 3 hours long and 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 suggested to check the exam pattern of GATE 2019 to know how the examination will be conducted.
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The question paper will have two sections – General Aptitude and Chemical Engineering.
The total number of questions in the exam will be 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
Process Calculations and Thermodynamics
Steady and unsteady state mass and energy balances including multi-phase, 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.
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.
Steady and unsteady heat conduction, convection and radiation, thermal
boundary layer and heat transfer coefficients, boiling, condensation and
evaporation; types of heat exchangers, etc.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering
David M. Himmelblau
A Textbook of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics - K. V. Narayanan.
Introduction To Fluid Mechanics (English) 7th Edition (paperback) ... by Yunus A. Cengel, John M. Cimbala
Introduction to Fluid Mechanics- Fox and Mcdonald
Chemical Engineering for GATE
R. Byron Bird, Warren E. Stewart, Edwin N. Lightfoot
Dryden’s Outlines of Chemical Technology by Gopala Rao M. and Marshall S
Mass Transport Phenomena- Christie J. Geankoplis
Mass Transfer Operations-Robert E. Treybal
Heat Transfer- Binay K. Dutta
Heat Transfer - Jack Philip Holman
Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering -Warren McCabe, Julian Smith, Peter Harriott
Mechanical Operation For Chemical Engineering by Narayanan C. M. & Bhattacharyya B. C
Chemical Reaction Engineering
Chemical Reaction Engineering- Fogler & Gurmen
Chemical Reaction Engineering- Octave Levenspiel
Process Dynamics and Control
Process Systems Analysis and Control - Donald R. Coughanowr & Steven E. LeBlanc
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)