Engineering Chemistry presents the subject with the aim of providing clear and
sufficient understanding of chemistry to the students of engineering, as the same is
imperative for any successful engineer. Some chapters in the book deal with the basic
principles of chemistry while others are focused on its applied aspects, providing the
correct interphase between the principles of chemistry and engineering.
R.V. Gadag retired as Professor, Department of Chemistry, National Institute of
Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, after having taught there for 37 years at various
levels. He obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Karnataka University, Dharwad
and Ph.D. from Mysore University. He has 25 research papers in national and
international journals and two books to his credit.
A. Nityananda Shetty is Professor of Chemistry at National Institute of Technology
Karnataka, Surathkal. He has been teaching there for more than 30 years. He obtained
his B.Sc. degree from Mysore University and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from
Mangalore University. He has published more than 100 research papers in national
and international journals, and more than 60 papers in conference proceedings. He
has four books to his credit.