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Differential Scanning Calorimetry

An Introduction for Practitioners

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. G. W. H. Höhne, W. Hemminger, H.-J. Flammersheim
    Pages 1-6
  3. G. W. H. Höhne, W. Hemminger, H.-J. Flammersheim
    Pages 7-20
  4. G. W. H. Höhne, W. Hemminger, H.-J. Flammersheim
    Pages 21-40
  5. G. W. H. Höhne, W. Hemminger, H.-J. Flammersheim
    Pages 41-80
  6. G. W. H. Höhne, W. Hemminger, H.-J. Flammersheim
    Pages 81-104
  7. G. W. H. Höhne, W. Hemminger, H.-J. Flammersheim
    Pages 105-180
  8. G. W. H. Höhne, W. Hemminger, H.-J. Flammersheim
    Pages 181-188
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 189-223

About this book

Introduction

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) is a well established measuring method which is used on a large scale in different areas of research, development, and quality inspection and testing. Over a large temperature range, thermal effects can be quickly identified and the relevant temperature and the characteristic caloric values determined using substance quantities in the mg range. Measurement values obtained by DSC allow heat capacity, heat of transition, kinetic data, purity and glass transition to be determined. DSC curves serve to identify substances, to set up phase diagrams and to determine degrees of crystallinity. This book provides, for the first time, an overall description of the most impor­ tant applications of Differential Scanning Calorimetry. Prerequisites for reliable measurement results, optimum evaluation of the measurement curves and esti­ mation of the uncertainties of measurement are, however, the knowledge of the theoretical bases of DSC, a precise calibration of the calorimeter and the correct analysis of the measurement curve. The largest part of this book deals with these basic aspects: The theory of DSC is discussed for both heat flux and power compensated instruments; temperature calibration and caloric calibration are described on the basis of thermodynamic principles. Desmearing of the measurement curve in different ways is presented as a method for evaluating the curves of fast transitions.

Keywords

Analyse Caliometry Dynamische Differenzkalorimetrie Kalorimetrie Thermal Analysis Thermische Analyse calorimeter calorimetry information

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Sektion KalorimetrieUniversität UlmUlmGermany
  2. 2.Physikalisch-Technische BundesanstaltBraunschweigGermany
  3. 3.Institut für Physikalische ChemieUniversität JenaJenaGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • Book Subtitle An Introduction for Practitioners
  • Authors G.W.H. Höhne
    W. Hemminger
    H.-J. Flammersheim
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-03302-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-59012-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-03304-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-662-03302-9
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 223
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Analytical Chemistry
    Physical Chemistry
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Reviews

"Overall, this is a carefully written book which I would recommend to both the novice and the experienced practitioner, whether in research or industry." The Analyst