Department of Applied Chemistry

PEOs & POs
With the wide range of physical, chemical and mechanical properties, polymers find applications in almost all the sphere of life. These serve as raw material/ feed stocks for number of industries including packaging, construction, electrical and electronics, sports, transportation and biomedical field. Their range of applications is widening day by day creating new job opportunities for polymer engineers. Keeping this in mind Department of Applied Chemistry offers four years undergraduate program, B.Tech. in Polymer Science and Chemical Technology, and two years M.Tech. program in Polymer Technology with the following objectives and outcomes. B.Tech in Polymer Science and Chemical Technology.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO.1)To equip students with strong knowledge of chemical, physical, mathematical and engineering concepts, managerial and communication skills, environmental issues and ethics & human values.

PEO.2)To provide an in-depth knowledge of polymer science and principles of chemical engineering to address the challenges of chemical and plastic industries

PEO. 3) To develop an understanding of machines and tools related to manufacturing, processing, quality assurance and testing of chemicals and polymers.

PEO.4) To bring out creative and innovative abilities of students by incorporating Academia – industrial interactions, project activities as essential component of curriculum.

PEO.5) Enabling graduates to pursue higher studies in India and abroad

PEO.6) Enabling graduates to become entrepreneurs.

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

9. Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

12. Lifelong learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

PSO.1) Ability to work in the field of development and process management of new polymeric materials

PSO.2) Ability to design efficient industrial plant and equipments in polymer, chemical and allied industries through innovation

M.Tech. Polymer Technology

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO.1) To provide continuing technical expertise acquired in qualifying Degree Programme

PEO.2) To provide an in-depth knowledge of the nature and role of polymeric materials along with their processing, plant engineering and process economy

PEO.3) To enable students to infuse practical knowledge, analytical skills, technical Concepts and professional ethics to catalyse industrial growth

PEO.4) Enabling students to address the environmental issues specifically related to polymeric materials and play pivotal role in the process of sustainable development of society

Program Outcomes (Pos)

1. Scholarship of Knowledge Acquire in-depth knowledge of specific discipline or professional area, including wider and global perspective, with an ability to discriminate, evaluate, analyse and synthesise existing and new knowledge, and integration of the same for enhancement of knowledge.

2. Critical Thinking Analyse complex engineering problems critically, apply independent judgement for synthesising information to make intellectual and/or creative advances for conducting research in a wider theoretical, practical and policy context.

3. Problem Solving Think laterally and originally, conceptualise and solve engineering problems, evaluate a wide range of potential solutions for those problems and arrive at feasible, optimal solutions after considering public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental factors in the core areas of expertise.

4. Research Skill Extract information pertinent to unfamiliar problems through literature survey and experiments, apply appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, design, conduct experiments, analyse and interpret data, demonstrate higher order skill and view things in a broader perspective, contribute individually/in group(s) to the development of scientific/technological knowledge in one or more domains of engineering.

5. Usage of modern tools Create, select, learn and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

6. Collaborative and Multidisciplinary work Possess knowledge and understanding of group dynamics, recognise opportunities and contribute positively to collaborative-multidisciplinary scientific research, demonstrate a capacity for self-management and teamwork, decision-making based on open-mindedness, objectivity and rational analysis in order to achieve common goals and further the learning of themselves as well as others.

7. Project Management and Finance Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply the same to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, manage projects efficiently in respective disciplines and multidisciplinary environments after considerisation of economical and financial factors.

8. Communication Communicate with the engineering community, and with society at large, regarding complex engineering activities confidently and effectively, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation by adhering to appropriate standards, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

9. Life-long Learning Recognise the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in life-long learning independently, with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to improve knowledge and competence continuously.

10. Ethical Practices and Social Responsibility Acquire professional and intellectual integrity, professional code of conduct, ethics of research and scholarship, consideration of the impact of research outcomes on professional practices and an understanding of responsibility to contribute to the community for sustainable development of society.

11. Independent and Reflective Learning Observe and examine critically the outcomes of one’s actions and make corrective measures subsequently, and learn from mistakes without depending on external feedback.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

PSO.1) Highly valued technocrats competent to take up the challenging positions in industry, academia, and government sectors

PSO.2) Ability to execute new ideas with established principles of polymer technology in the field of Research & Development in India and abroad

PSO.3) Ability to adapt continuously changing techniques and play pivotal role in the process of sustainable development of society