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Below is a list of books that cover theory, principles, techniques, instrumentation and applications in thermal expansion and density. (A fuller list is available through a search of Documents.)

The separate lists of books below cater for various levels of knowledge.

There is a list of journals which in most cases are also relevant to other material properties.

Books

Information on thermal expansion and density (measurement techniques, literature data, reviews, etc.) can be found in the following books:

GENERAL INFORMATION & READING FOR BEGINNERS
Title Description Link
Practical density measurement and hydrometry

by S V Gupta
Institute of Physics, Bristol, UK, (2002)
ISBN 0-7503-0847-8

 

Measurement of the thermodynamic properties of single phases,
Experimental Thermodynamics Vol. VI
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(Chapter 5: Density, p125 et seq.)

by A R H Goodwin, K N Marsh, W A Wakeham
Elsevier (2003)
ISBN 0-44-50931-3

 
Compendium of thermophysical properties measurement methods
Vol. 1: Survey of measurement techniques

by D Maglic, A Cezairliyan, V E Peletsky
Plenum Press (1984)
ISBN : 0-30641-424-4

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Compendium of thermophysical properties measurement methods
Vol. 2: Recommended measurement techniques and practices

by D Maglic, A Cezairliyan, V E Peletsky
Plenum Press (1992)
ISBN : 0-30643-854-2

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Thermal expansion of solids

by R E Taylor, C Y Ho
ASM International (1998)
ISBN 0-87170-623-7

 
Thermophysical Properties of Materials
Chapters 13 & 14

by G. Grimvall
North Holland - Elsevier (1999)
ISBN 0-444-82794-3

 
The Thermophysical Properties of Liquid Metals
Chapter 3

by T. Iida and R. I. Guthrie
Oxford University Press (1988)
ISBN 0-19-856331-0

 
FURTHER READING & FOR ADVANCED USERS
Title Description

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Tube-type dilatometers

by G Valentech
Instrument Society of America (1967)
ISBN 0-87665-468-X

 
Thermal expansion - metallic elements and alloys
Vol. 12

by Y S Touloukian et al
IFI / Plenum (1975)
ISBN 0-306-67032-1

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Thermophysical properties of liquids in the metastable (superheated) state
Chapter 4

by V P Skripoy, E N Sinitsyn, P A Pavlov, G V Ermakov, G N Muratov, N V Bulanov, A G Baidakov
Gordon and Breach Science Publishers (1988)
ISBN 2-88124-656-7

 

 

Articles

Below is a list of articles on thermal expansion and density.

GENERAL INFORMATION & READING FOR BEGINNERS
Title Description Link
A review of measurement techniques for the thermal expansion coefficient of metals and alloys at elevated temperatures

by J D James, J A Spittle, S G R Brown, R W Evans
Measurement Science and Technology 12 No 3 (March 2001), R1-R15

   
Review: Density Measurements in Liquid Metals and Liquid Binary Alloy Systems - A Survey

by S D Veazey, W Roe
Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 7 (1972), 445-466

 
FURTHER READING & FOR ADVANCED USERS
Title Description

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Thermal expansion of various ceramic materials to 1500 °C

by O J Whittemore, O J and N N Ault
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 39, (1956), 443-444

 
Thermal expansion of fused quartz powder compacts

by K Hamano, M Kotoh, K Ichiba, H Yamamura
Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan (Int. Ed.) 105, (1997), 1257-1259

 
A calibration method for measuring thermal expansion with a push-rod dilatometer

by N Yamada, R Abe, M Okaji
Measurement Science and Technology 12 (2001), 2121-2129

 
A miniature capacitance dilatometer for thermal expansion and magnetostriction

by M Rotter, H Mueller, E Gratze, M Loewenhaupt
Review of Scientific Instruments 69 (1998), 7, 2742-2746

 

 

Journals

Below is a selection of mainstream scientific journals containing papers related to thermal expansivity and density.

Title Description Link
Advanced Engineering Materials

J. Ritterbusch
Wiley-VCH Verlag
English

Covers new developments in high temperature materials, metallic foams and other cellular materials, precursor-derived ceramics, corrosion of materials, intermetallics, multicomponent alloys, biomedical materials, surface science and coating technology, laser methods in materials processing, modern casting and powder metallurgical techniques, nondestructive testing techniques, composites as structural materials, numeric simulation of materials behaviour and processing.
The Federation of European Materials Societies

FEMS
English

FEMS News contains scientific and technical articles and news of FEMS activities. It succeeds the magazine EUROMATERIALS that had been published since 1993 by Wiley-VCH.
FORMAT

German

Bayerischer Forschungsverbund - Materialwissenschaften
Foundry Trade Journal

L Postle
English

Journal dealing with all topics related to the foundry (mainly UK and Ireland)
Giesserei Praxis

S. Hasse
Fachverlag Schiele & Schoen GmbH
German

German foundry journal
Giesserei Rundschau

E. Nechtelberger
Verlag Lorenz
German

Austrian foundry journal
Notes: Die Giesserei Rundschau ist Organ des Vereines Österreichischer Gießereifachleute und des Fachverbandes der Gießereiindustrie Wien sowie des Österreichischen Gießerei-Institutes und des Institutes für Gießereikunde an der Montanuniversität, beide Leoben. Die Blattlinie bietet Basis-Information über Entwicklungen auf dem Gießereisektor und dient zur Wahrung der Interessen der Gießereibetriebe.
HEXAG Newsletter

English

Newsletter of a group of organisations involved in heat exchanger technology
High Temperatures - High Pressures

J Redgrove
Pion Limited
English

Covers the thermophysical properties of gases, liquids, and solids, at all temperatures and under all physical conditions. Authoritative reviews of advances in thermophysics research, new technology applications, scientific meeting reports, and book reviews are other regular features.
International Journal of Thermophysics

W M Haynes
Springer Science + Business Media B.V.
English

Publishes both experimental and theoretical papers on thermophysical properties of matter in the solid, liquid, and gaseous states. Studies in all ranges of temperature, pressure, wavelength, and other relevant variables are included.
Intermetallics

C T Liu
Elsevier
English

Intermetallics is concerned with all aspects of ordered chemical compounds between two or more metals and notably with their applications.
Journal of Chemical and Physical Reference Data

M W Chase Jr, R L Watters Jr
AIP
English

Subject: Thermophysical properties research
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

J P Harnett, W J Minkowycz
Elsevier
English

This journal provides a central vehicle for the exchange of basic ideas in heat and mass transfer between research workers and engineers throughout the world.
Journal of Heat Transfer

V. Dhir
ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineering)
English

The Journal of Heat Transfer disseminates information of permanent interest in the area of heat transfer
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

J Simon
Springer
English

Formerly known as Journal of Thermal Analysis and since 1998 published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in cooperation with Akadémiai Kiadó.
TMAN Newsletter

C Mackechnie, TMAN Club Manager
NPL
English

Newsletter of the TMAN network, connecting the UK's industrial and academic knowledge base through NPL. Covers all aspects of temperature, humidity and thermophysical property measurement.
Thermochimica Acta

L D Hansen, C Schick, S Vyazovkin
Elsevier
English

An international journal concerned with all aspects of thermoanalytical and calorimetric methods and their application to experimental chemistry, physics, biology and engineering.
Technisches Messen

E. Wagner
Oldenbourg Verlag
German

Subject: Plattform für Methoden, Systeme und Anwendungen der Messtechnik
Cast Metals Federation

English
3 issues per year

 
High Temperature

Vladimir E. Fortov
Springer
English

High Temperature, (Teplofizika Vysokikh Temperatur) founded in 1963, is one of the most prominent Russian physical engineering journals.
Ingenieur Werkstoffe

Springer VDI-Verlag
German

Fachteil der Zeitschrift Konstruktion
MAWI-Therm News

Newsletter
German

Seit mehr als 30 Jahren beschäftigen wir uns erfolgreich mit dem Thema der industriellen Temperaturmeßtechnik. Nutzen Sie unsere große Erfahrung und das Knowhow unserer Mitarbeiter aus fast allen Industriezweigen.
Messtechnik-Newsletter

Mesweb
German

 
Onset-Newsletter

Netzsch
German

Newsletter of Netzsch Gerätebau
Zeitschrift für Metallkunde

M Rühle
Verlag C. Hanser
German

Zeitschrift für Metallkunde offers topical and up-to-date coverage of current research progress in the field of materials science.

 


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