Hot Topics in Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

Introduction to Thermal Analysis

Techniques and Applications

Authors: Brown, Michael Ewart

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to Thermal Analysis Techniques and Applications Edited by Michael E. Brown Chemistry Department, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS NEW YORK, BOSTON, DORDRECHT, LONDON, MOSCOW eBook ISBN: 0-306-48404-8 Print ISBN: 1-4020-0472-9 ©2004 Kluwer Academic Publishers New York, Boston, Dordrecht, London, Moscow Print ©2001 Kluwer Academic Publishers Dordrecht All rights reserved No part of this eBook may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording, or otherwise, without written consent from the Publisher Created in the United States of America Visit Kluwer Online at: http://kluweronline. com and Kluwer's eBookstore at: http://ebooks. kluweronline. com CONTENTS Preface to the First Edition, Chapman & Hall, London, 1988 ix About the First Edition of this Book x Preface to the Second Edition xi 1. INTRODUCTION 1. 1 Definition and History 1 1. 2 Thermal Analysis Instruments 4 References 11 2. THERMAL EVENTS 2. 1 Introduction 13 2. 2 The Solid State 13 2. 3 Reactions of Solids 14 2. 4 Decomposition of Solids 15 2. 5 Reaction with the Surrounding Atmosphere 16 2. 6 Solid-Solid Interactions 16 References 17 3. THERMOGRAVIMETRY (TG) Introduction 3. 1 19 3. 2 The Balance 19 3. 3 Heating the Sample 21 3. 4 The Atmosphere 24 3. 5 The Sample 26 3. 6 Temperature Measurement 26 3. 7 Temperature Control 28 Sample Controlled Thermal Analysis (SCTA) 29 3. 8 3. 9 Calibration 36 3. 10 Presentation of TG Data 37 3.

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About the first edition:
`...readable basic textbook covering material rarely seen in general analytical text, at a level where the reader may gain an adequate overview of the information to be obtained from the various methods... This book is a valuable starting point for those wishing to explore the field.'
Peter C. Uden, University of Massachusetts in Journal of the American Chemical Society (1990)
`Brown's work is a convenient and easy-to-read first book for those intending to use thermal analysis methods; it is a practical help in getting started.'
Gyorgy Pokol in Journal of Thermal Analysis (1990)
`it is a valuable book and should be in the hand of everyone who needs a quick, first overview of the field.'
Bernhard Wunderlich, University of Tennessee in Journal of Thermal Analysis (1989)
`...I have found the book suitable for adoption for the course that U teach to undergraduates. I have recommended the book for adoption as a prescribed textbook for the course...'
S.D. Sithole, Senior Lecturer, Chemistry Dept., University of Zimbabwe

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Thermal Analysis
Book Subtitle
Techniques and Applications
Authors
Series Title
Hot Topics in Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Series Volume
1
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-0-306-48404-9
DOI
10.1007/0-306-48404-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-0211-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-0472-8
Series ISSN
1571-3105
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XII, 264
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