Chapter 9. Thermal Analysis and Calorimetric Methods

  1. Prof. S. David Jackson and
  2. Dr. Justin S. J. Hargreaves
  1. Simona Bennici and
  2. Aline Auroux

Published Online: 26 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626113.ch9

Metal Oxide Catalysis

Metal Oxide Catalysis

How to Cite

Bennici, S. and Auroux, A. (2008) Thermal Analysis and Calorimetric Methods, in Metal Oxide Catalysis (eds S. D. Jackson and J. S. J. Hargreaves), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626113.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Glasgow, Department of Chemistry, WestCHEM, Joseph Black Building, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. CNRS-Université Lyon 1, Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse, et l'Environnement de Lyon, UMR 5256, 2 avenue Einstein, 69626 Villeurbanne, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318155

Online ISBN: 9783527626113



  • differential heat of adsorption;
  • calorimetric isotherms;
  • volumetric isotherms;
  • temperature dependence of adsorption/sorption heats;
  • probe molecules;
  • surface properties of oxides


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Techniques and Procedures

  • Surface Properties of Oxides

  • A Case Study: Vanadia Catalysts

  • Conclusion

  • References