thermal analysis
A group of techniques in which a physical property of a substance and/or its reaction product is measured as a function of temperature while the substance is subjected to a controlled temperature program.
See also: enthalpimetric analysis
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PAC, 1994, 66, 2487. 'Nomenclature of thermometric and enthalpimetric methods in chemical analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)' on page 2488 (