Authors:T. Vlase, C. Pǎcurariu, R. Lazǎu, and I. Lazǎn
The crystallization kinetic of the basalt glass ceramic of the oxide composition, (%): SiO2 − 50.82; Al2O3 − 12.05; Fe2O3 − 9.28; CaO − 15.48; MgO − 11.08; Na2O+K2O − 1.14; TiO2 − 0.15, with addition of 10% TiO2 as nucleating agent has been studied using thermal analysis under non-isothermal conditions.
In this order, the non-isothermal DTA curves were obtained at different heating rates between 4 and 20°C min−1 in the temperature range of 25–1000°C using a Derivatograph-C (MOM, Hungary). The kinetic parameters of the crystallization
process were calculated on the basis of Ozawa-Flynn-Wall, Friedman, Budrugeac-Segal and non-parametric kinetic methods.
Authors:Gabriela Vlase, T. Vlase, Ramona Tudose, Otilia Costişor, and N. Doca
Kinetics of thermal decomposition of three structurally similar complexes Co2Cu(C2O4)3 (R-diam)2, where R is ethyl, 1,2-propyl or 1,3-propyl, was studied under non-isothermal conditions and nitrogen dynamic atmosphere at heating
rates of 5, 7, 10, 12 and 15 K min−1.
For data processing the Flynn-Wall-Ozawa and a modified non-parametric kinetic methods were used. By both methods the activation
energy are in the range of 97–102 kJ mol−1. The formal kinetic is r=kα(1−α)2. Also a compensation effect between lnA and E was evidenced. The kinetic analysis lead to the conclusion of an identic decomposition mechanism by a single step process.
Authors:Alexandra Ioiţescu, Gabriela Vlase, T. Vlase, and N. Doca
The kinetics of thermal decomposition
under non-isothermal conditions was studied. The TG/DTG curves were obtained
at five heating rates: 5, 7, 10, 12 and 20 K min–1.
The kinetic analysis was performed by means of three methods: Friedman,
Budrugeac–Segal and NPK by Sempere and Nomen. An important dependence
of the activation energy vs. the conversion
degree was observed and also a compensation effect. The decomposition consists
of water loss and is due to the elimination of crystallization water and an
intermolecular condensation, respectively.
Authors:T. Vlase, Gabriela Vlase, N. Doca, and C. Bolcu
Summary Due to the criticism of the non-isothermal kinetic at a single heating rate, in the last period, data obtained at different heating rates are processed by means of elevated methods like Friedman’s (FD) differential-isoconversional method or the one suggested by Budrugeac and Segal (BS). The non-parametric kinetics (NPK) method, suggested by Serra, Nomen and Sempere offers two major advantages: the possibility of separation of two or more steps of a complex decomposition reaction; and the possibility of discrimination between the conversion, with regard to the temperature functions of a rate equation. Comparative data of FD, BS and modified version of NPK method are presented for decomposition of three compounds used as polyisocyanate stabilizer.
A model describing the roles of bound and unbound vacancies is proposed in order to predict defect decay and short-range-order
kinetics of quenched binary alloys during linear heating experiments. This is an alternative treatment of a previous approach.
The model has been applied to the differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) curves of Cu-5 at.% Zn quenched from different temperatures.
An expression to calculate the activation energy for migration of solute-vacancy complexes was also developed which make use
of DSC trace data. A value of 89.120.32 kJ mol-1 was obtained for the above alloy. The relative contribution of bound and unbound vacancies to partition of effective activation
energy corresponding to the ordering process as influenced by quenching temperature was also assessed.
and the steady-state approximation are used to present a demonstration of the fact that the evolution of the reaction rates
under non-isothermal conditions depends on the ratio of the activation energies and on the heating rate. At the same time,
it is shown that, under isothermal conditions, the ratio of the activation energies plays no role.
Authors:Y. Fan, Z. Gao, C. Bi, S. Xie, and X. Zhang
A new unsymmetrical solid Schiff base (LLi) was synthesized using L-lysine, o-vanillin and 2-hydroxy-l-naphthaldehyde. Solid lanthanum(III) complex of this ligand [LaL(NO3)]NO3·2H2O have been prepared and characterized by elemental analyses, IR, UV and molar conductance. The thermal decomposition kinetics
of the complex for the second stage was studied under non-isothermal condition by TG and DTG methods. The kinetic equation
may be expressed as: dα/dt=Ae−E/RT(1−α)2. The kinetic parameters (E, A), activation entropy ΔS# and activation free-energy ΔG# were also gained.