Introduction to Thermal Analysis : Techniques and Applications (Hot Topics in Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry)
From Book News, Inc. Basic principles and practical requirements of the main techniques are discussed. The author also introduces less common techniques and gives examples of applications. Special attention is given to the use of computers in thermal analysis. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Synopsis Thermal analysis is a well-established set of techniques for obtaining qualitative and quantitative information about the effects of various heat treatments on materials of all kinds, including new chemical compounds, plastics, ceramics, alloys, construction materials, minerals, foods and medicines. Heating is performed under strictly controlled conditions and can reveal changes in structure and other important properties of the material being studied. Such studies are of great practical...