Thermal Analysis of Polymers: Fundamentals and Applications

Thermal Analysis of Polymers: Fundamentals and Applications

Editor(s): Joseph D. Menczel, R. Bruce Prime

Published Online: 14 JUL 2008

Print ISBN: 9780471769170

Online ISBN: 9780470423837

DOI: 10.1002/9780470423837

About this Book

  • Presents a solid introduction to thermal analysis, methods, instrumentation, calibration, and application along with the necessary theoretical background.
  • Useful to chemists, physicists, materials scientists, and engineers who are new to thermal analysis techniques, and to existing users of thermal analysis who wish expand their experience to new techniques and applications
  • Topics covered include Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Differential Thermal Analysis (DSC/DTA), Thermogravimetry, Thermomechanical Analysis and Dilatometry, Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Micro-Thermal Analysis, Hot Stage Microscopy, and Instrumentation.
  • Written by experts in the various areas of thermal analysis
  • Relevant and detailed experiments and examples follow each chapter.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 1

      Introduction (pages 1–6)

      Joseph D. Menczel, R. Bruce Prime and Patrick K. Gallagher

    3. Chapter 2

      Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) (pages 7–239)

      Joseph D. Menczel, Lawrence Judovits, R. Bruce Prime, Harvey E. Bair, Mike Reading and Steven Swier

    4. Chapter 3

      Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) (pages 241–317)

      R. Bruce Prime, Harvey E. Bair, Sergey Vyazovkin, Patrick K. Gallagher and Alan Riga

    5. Chapter 4

      Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA) and Thermodilatometry (TD) (pages 319–385)

      Harvey E. Bair, Ali E. Akinay, Joseph D. Menczel, R. Bruce Prime and Michael Jaffe

    6. Chapter 5

      Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) (pages 387–495)

      Richard P. Chartoff, Joseph D. Menczel and Steven H. Dillman

    7. Chapter 7

      Micro- and Nanoscale Local Thermal Analysis (pages 615–649)

      Valeriy V Gorbunov, David Grandy, Mike Reading and Vladimir V. Tsukruk

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