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. , Jelle B. ( 2014 ), Vacuum Insulation Panel Product: A State-of-The-Art Review and Future Research Pathways . Applied Energy , 116 , 355 – 375 . Lawrenece Berkeley National Laboratory . 2013 . THERM 6.3/WINDOW

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Thermic detectors are seldom used in analytical laboratories, in spite of their advantageous properties. Their theoretical basis provides simple relations and useful equations for the design and construction of thermic liquid analyzers. In this paper a home-made detector system was used for the continuous determination of hydrochloric acid. The results were in accordance with the theoretical considerations.

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In defense of thermodynamics

Comment on “Concepts against mathematics: self-inconsistency in thermodynamic evaluations”

Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Author: Robert H. Swendsen

. Drebushchak , VA . 2011 . Concepts against mathematics: self-inconsistency in thermodynamic evaluations . J Therm Anal Calorim . 103 : 753 – 759 10.1007/s10973-010-0845-2 . 2. Callen , HB

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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Authors: Taís Vanessa Gabbay Alves, Eraldo José Madureira Tavares, Fauze Ahmad Aouada, Charles Alberto Brito Negrão, Marcos Enê Chaves Oliveira, Anivaldo Pereira Duarte Júnior, Carlos Emmerson Ferreira da Costa, José Otávio Carréra Silva Júnior, and Roseane Maria Ribeiro Costa

degradation of polymers takes place through mechanical distortion, cracking, fissures, and so forth [ 8 ]. The hydrogels events of mass loss generally result from the water loss and/or solvents and posteriorly from their thermic or oxidative

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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Authors: Lakshmi Kaza, Hany F. Sobhi, Jeffrey A. Fruscella, Chris Kaul, Shravan Thakur, Naullage I. Perera, Kenneth Alexander, and Alan T. Riga

of magnesia . Proc NATAS Annu Conf Therm Anal Appl 30 : 203 – 208 . 4. Laureiro , Y , Jerez , A , Pico , C , Veiga , ML 1991 Controlled decomposition rate thermo analysis of Mg

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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Authors: Giovanni Di Nicola, Caterina Brandoni, Cristiano Di Nicola, and Giuliano Giuliani

, Moglie , M , Santori , G , Stryjek , R . Alternative biofuels: PVT x measurements for DME+propane . J Therm Anal Calorim . 2010 ; 99 : 899 – 903 . 10.1007/s10973-009-0488-3 . 2

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A methodology that may be applied to help in the choice of a continuous reactor is proposed. In this methodology, the chemistry is first described through the use of eight simple criteria (rate, thermicity, deactivation, solubility, conversion, selectivity, viscosity, and catalyst). Then, each reactor type is also analyzed from their capability to answer each of these criteria. A final score is presented using “spider diagrams.” Lower surfaces indicate the best reactor choice. The methodology is exemplified with a model substrate nitrobenzene and a target pharmaceutical intermediate, N-methyl-4-nitrobenzenemethanesulphonamide, and for three different continuous reactors, i.e., stirred tank, fixed bed, and an advanced microstructured reactor. Comparison with the traditional batch reactor is also provided.

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A small number of publications are collected in this Special Chapter of the J. Therm. Anal. Cal. All these publications of the Special Chapter are related to scientific areas, which are presented and discussed at our International Conferences on Pharmacy and Applied Physical Chemistry. Of course, the publications collected here are only some typical highlights compared with the scientific program of the PhandTA 8, Monte Verit, 2004 with 50 oral contributions and 25 poster presentations. A rather complete overview of the scientific program was presented in J. Therm. Anal. Cal., 57, 1999. The latter volume represents a considerable part of the contributions given at the PhandTA 3, held in 1997 at the Centro Stefano Fanscini at Monte Verit, Ascona, Switzerland. The scientific program is the essential part of our Conferences, however, the conference site at Monte Verit is by its history, by the site on top of a hill situated in a wonderful park, overlooking Ascona and the Lago Maggiore a rather ideal place for the conferences of our anticipated quality. The PhandTA conferences were three times held at Monte Verit. The next one, the PhandTA 9 will be held on September 10 to 13, 2006 at the “Institut fr Pharmazeutische Technology und Biopharmazie”, University of Dsseldorf, Germany. The 10th anniversary, namely the PhandTA 10, will be held from Sunday 21st to Wednesday 24th of October, 2007. This anniversary meeting will also express our activities over a period of 15 years since the foundation of the European Society for Applied Physical Chemistry in 1992. With both of these Conferences we plan to create a Special Chapter in the JTAC. I extend on behave of the members of the board of eurostar-science an invitation to the members of our society and to our scientific friends to participate in the two forthcoming PhandTA’s. Additionally, all possible participants should consider a publication of the presented scientific work in cooperation with the members of the board and the editors of this journal. Cordially, Erwin E. Marti President of the European Society for Applied Physical Chemistry

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By kinetics of decomposition of solids in both isothermal and non-isothermal conditions, the compensation effect (CE) is rather a rule. The topic of this work is to suggest an activation mechanism which leads to the dependences similar with CE. The solid is assimilated to a system of the harmonic oscillator with a Bose-Einstein energy distribution. Considering an activation process due to a vibrational energy transfer from a homogeneous and isotropic field of thermic oscillators to the solid-state oscillator, the thermodynamic functions are in the relationship

\documentclass{aastex} \usepackage{amsbsy} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{pifont} \usepackage{stmaryrd} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{portland,xspace} \usepackage{amsmath,amsxtra} \pagestyle{empty} \DeclareMathSizes{10}{9}{7}{6} \begin{document} $$\Delta S^ * = \Delta H^ * /T_{is}$$ \end{document}
where ΔH* and ΔS* are the activation functions and T is is the isokinetic temperature. Taking into account the definitions of H and S by means of the partition function, the isokinetic temperature is assimilated with the characteristic temperature
\documentclass{aastex} \usepackage{amsbsy} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{pifont} \usepackage{stmaryrd} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{portland,xspace} \usepackage{amsmath,amsxtra} \pagestyle{empty} \DeclareMathSizes{10}{9}{7}{6} \begin{document} $$T = \hbar \theta /k_B$$ \end{document}
An important consequence, a correlation between the isokinetic temperature and the spectroscopic wavenumber of the activated bond, is illustrated by a number of decomposition reactions under non-isothermal conditions.

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The thermal decomposition of electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD), in an inert atmosphere, and the effect of chemical reduction on EMD, using 2-propanol under reflux (82C), was investigated by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). This study is an extension of a study investigating the thermal decomposition of EMD and reduced EMD by TG-MS (J. Therm. Anal. Cal., 80 (2005)625)). The DSC characterisation was carried out up to 600C encompassing the water loss region up to 390C and the first thermal reduction step. Water removal was observed in two distinct endothermic peaks (which were not deconvolved in the TG-MS) associated with the removal of bound water. For the lower degrees of chemical reduction, thermal reduction resulted in the formation of Mn2O3; for higher degrees of chemical reduction, the thermal reduction resulted in Mn3O4 at 600C. In the DSC the thermal reduction of the EMD and chemically reduced specimen was observed to be endothermic. The reduced specimens, however, also showed an exothermic structural reorganisation.

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