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Books provide information on the theory, principles, techniques, instrumentation and applications in the field of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry.

A short lists of books are given below, providing for beginners, practitioners and people  looking for specific applications. Further books can be found by searching on Documents.

Journals are an important source of news, including events, R&D projects, legislation, technology, equipment. A fuller listing of journals is available under Documents. Below is a short list of journals that are of interest for laboratories working on thermal analysis and calorimetry.

Books for beginners

Title Description Link

Principles of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (1st edition)

by Peter Haines (Editor)
Royal Society of Chemistry (2002)

ISBN 0-85404-610-0
English

Theory, principles and applications of DSC

A concise and readable book describing the principles, experimental apparatus and practical procedures used in thermal analysis and calorimetric methods of analysis

Handbook of Thermal Analysis and
Calorimetry: Principles and Practice


by P K Gallagher, Michael Brown
Elsevier (1998)
ISBN 0-444-82085-X
English

Theory, principles and applications of thermal analysis and calorimetry

The first handbook on thermal analysis and calorimetry. The first volume is dedicated to principles, instrumentation and practice of  the different thermal techniques

 

Books for practitioners

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Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis of Polymers

by V B Mathot
Hanser Verlag (1994)
ISBN 1-56990-126-0
English

The use of thermal analysis instruments in research into, and development and production of polymer materials has increased enormously over the last few decades. This book provides the background needed for accurately carrying out and interpreting measurements, especially Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) measurements. Subjects discussed are: thermodynamics; calorimeters and how they work; experimental conditions; thermal states of matter; vitrification; crystallisation; melting and dissolution; curing; coupled techniques

Differential Scanning Calorimetry: An Introduction for Practitioners - 2nd Ed.

by G Hohne, W F Hemminger, H-J Flam-mersheim
Springer Verlag (2003)
ISBN 3-540-00467-X
English

Theory and applications of DSC

 

Compendium of thermophysical properties measurement methods, vols 1 & 2

by K D Maglic, A Cezairiyan, V E Peletsky
Plenum Press (1992)
English

Thermophysical property measurement methods

Comprehensive review of measurement methods for various thermophysical properties, and especially heat capacity. Vol 2 provides deeper coverage of specific techniques for selected properties.

Handbook of Thermal Analysis & Calorimetry: Applications to Inorganic and Miscellaneous Materials

by P K Gallagher, Michael Brown
Elsevier (2003)
ISBN 0-444-82086-8

English

Thermal analysis and calorimetry for inorganic materials

Handbook of thermal analysis and calorimetry dedicated to inorganic materials. The book covers the following topics: carbon, catalyst, clay, ceramic, fossil fuel, geoscience, hydrate, metallurgy, superconductor


 

Books for specific applications

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Thermal Characteriation of Polymeric Materials (2nd ed)

by Edith A. Turi (Editor)
Academic Press (Elsevier)

English

Principles and applications of thermal analysis to polymers

Comprehensive up-to-date review of the literature and techniques of thermal analysis of polymers. The reference in the field

 

Characterization of Cereals and Flours: Properties, Analysis, and Applications (Food Science and Technology, Vol 124)

by Gonul Kaletunc, Kenneth J Breslauer
Marcel Dekker (2003)
ISBN 0824707346
English

Principles and applications of thermal analysis to cereals and flours

principles and applications of thermal anaInteresting book for the laboratories interested in the application of the thermal techniques in the food industry, and especially for the processing of cereals and flours lysis to cereals and flours

Biocalorimetry - Application of Calorimetry in the Biological Sciences

by John E Ladbury
John Wiley & Sons (1998)
ISBN 0471977810
English

Principles and applications of biocalorimetry

Book on the applications of  Calorimetry in the Biological Sciences with the two key methods in calorimetry: isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

 

Journals

Title Description Link

Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry


Kluwer (Springer)
English

Thermal analysis and calorimetry

One of the key journal for the publications of original research contributions covering all aspects of thermo-
analytical and calorimetric methods and their applications

Thermochimica Acta

Elsevier
English

Thermal analysis and calorimetry

One of the key journal for the publication of original research contributions covering all aspects of thermo-analytical and calorimetric methods and their applications

The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics

Elsevier
English

Journal dedicated to dissemination of the results of research in chemical thermo-dynamics and thermo-physics

International Journal of Thermal Sciences

Elsevier
English

The fundamental subjects considered within the scope of the journal are heat and relevant mass transfer in all types of materials


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