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The family of Thermal Methods. Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA): Types, thermobalance, furnace, atmosphere control, thermocouple, temperature control, sample characteristics, factors affecting TG curves, applications, Example experiment. Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA) and Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC): Definition and nomenclature, instrumentation, temperature calibration, power compensation DSC and heat flux DSC, factors affecting DTA curves, similarities & differences between DTA and DSC, measurement of heat capacity, applications in Quantitative analysis, Simultaneous Thermal Analysis Techniques: Simultaneous thermogravimetry- differential thermal analysis (TGA-DTA), Simultaneous thermogravimetry- differential scanning calorimetry (TGA-DSC). Thermometric Titrations (TT): Instrumentation, Applications of thermometric titrations Miscellaneous thermal methods Derivativethermogravimetry (DTG), Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA), Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA), Dielectric methods

Course Synopsis

The course will provide a comprehensive overview of the developments and applications of the main thermal analysis techniques.

Course Learning Outcomes

Get familiarized with thermoanalytical methods and would be able to apply them in investigating different material samples.

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Thermometric titration

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Simultaneous thermal techniques

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Book Title : Thermal Analysis
Author : Wendlandt, Wesley Wm
Edition : 3rd, 1986
Publisher : Wiley

Title : Thermal methods of analysis-overview
Type : Other

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