Discussing the design and optimum use of thermal analysis instrumentation for materials' property measurement, this work details how the instruments work, what they measure, potential pitfalls and the fitting of experimental results to theoretical models. It presents a tutorial on writing computer programs for data manipulation, advanced thermoanalytical methods and case studies.
". . .highly recommended. "
---Materials and Manufacturing Processes
". . .a useful reference. "
---Bulletin of Electrochemistry
Introduction Furnaces and Temperature Measurement Differential Thermal Analysis Manipulation of Data Thermogravimetric Analysis Advanced Applications of DTA and TG Dilatometry and Interferometry Heat Transfer and Pyrometry Thermal Conductivity Viscosity of Liquids and Glasses Appendixes A: Instrumentation Vendors B: Supplementary Reading