Thermal Physics and Thermal Analysis: From Macro to Micro, Highlighting Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Nanomaterials by Jaroslav Å Est

Thermal Physics and Thermal Analysis: From Macro to Micro, Highlighting Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Nanomaterials

byJaroslav Å EstEditorPavel Hub, Jiåí J. Mare

Paperback | September 9, 2018

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Features twenty-five chapter contributions from an international array of distinguished academics based in Asia, Eastern and Western Europe, Russia, and the USA. This multi-author contributed volume provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of cutting-edge themes involving the thermal analysis, applied solid-state physics, micro- and nano-crystallinity of selected solids and their macro- and microscopic thermal properties. Distinctive chapters featured in the book include, among others, calorimetry time scales from days to microseconds, glass transition phenomena, kinetics of non-isothermal processes, thermal inertia and temperature gradients, thermodynamics of nanomaterials, self-organization, significance of temperature and entropy. Advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers working in the field of thermal analysis, thermophysical measurements and calorimetry will find this contributed volume invaluable. This is the third volume of the triptych volumes on thermal behaviour of materials; the previous two receiving thousand of downloads guaranteeing their worldwide impact.

Prof. Jaroslav Å esták, MEng., PhD., DSc.Prof. Jaroslav Å esták, M.Eng., Ph.D., D.Sc., Dr.h.c. (*1938) Team leader of New Technology - Research Centre in Westbohemian Region, West Bohemian University in Pilsen. Emeritus Scientist of the Academy of Sciences. Institute of Physics in Prague, Czech Republic. Pas...
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Title:Thermal Physics and Thermal Analysis: From Macro to Micro, Highlighting Thermodynamics, Kinetics an...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:567 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:567 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:September 9, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface: The eyewitness''s recollections on thermal analysis maturity; the half century anniversary of formation of the new field, which is now due for revision, Jaroslav Å esták, VÄra Å estáková, Jerry P. Czarnecki .- Local Thermal Analysis by Structural Characterization (TASC), Mike Reading, Sheng Qi .- What is the physical and operational meaning of temperature and its self-measurability during unsteady thermal processes?, Miroslav HoleÄek, JiÅí J. MareÅ¡, Jaroslav. Å esták, Pavel Hubík.- What is entropy - a generalized outlook and application to living systems, FrantiÅ¡ek MarÅ¡ík, Pavel Novotný, Martin TomáÅ¡.- Relativistic query: temperature transformation, JiÅí J. MareÅ¡, Václav Å piÄka, Jaroslav Å esták, Pavel. Hubík.- Kinetic phase diagrams as an enforced consequence of rapid changing temperature or diminishing particle size: thermodynamic fundamentals and limits, Jaroslav Å esták.- Self-organized periodic processes: from macro-layers to micro-world of diffusion and down to the quantum aspects of light, Jaroslav Å esták, Pavel Hubík, JiÅí J. MareÅ¡, JiÅí Stávek.- Clapeyron and Ehrenfest equations and hyperfree energy for partly open systems, Pavel Holba, David Sedmidubský .- Non-stoichiometric phases - composition, properties and phase transitions, David Sedmidubský, Pavel Holba .- How do crystals nucleate and grow: Ostwald''s rule of stages and beyond, Jürn W. P. Schmelzer, Alexander S. Abyzov.- Imperfections of Kissinger evaluation method and the explanation of crystallization kinetics of glasses and melts, Pavel Holba, Jaroslav Å esták.- Thermo-kinetic phenomena occurring in glasses: their formalism and mutual relationships, Roman Svoboda, JiÅí Málek, Jaroslav Å esták.- Parameterization and validation of thermochemical models of glass by advanced statistical analysis of spectral data, Jan MacháÄek, Mária ChromÄíková, Marek LiÅ¡ka.- Equivalence of the Arrhenius and non-arrhenian temperature functions, its applicability and revision of traditional isoconversional kinetics, Peter Å imon, Tibor Dubaj, Zuzana Cibulková.- Rationale and myth of thermoanalytical kinetic patterns: How to model reaction mechanisms by the Euclidean and fractal geometry and by logic approach, Jaroslav Å esták, Isak Avramov.- The role of heat transfer and ensuing heat inertia in differential thermal measurements and its impact to non-isothermal kinetic evaluations, Pavel Holba, Jaroslav Å esták.- Thermal gradients in thermal analysis experiments, Jordi Farjas , Daniel Sánchez-Rodriguez, Hichem Eloussifi, Pere Roura.- The physical kinetics of reversible thermal decomposition, Jerry P. Czarnecki, Jaroslav Å esták.- Sample Controlled Thermal Analysis (SCTA) As a Promising Tool for Kinetic Characterization of Solid-State Reaction and Controlled Material Synthesis, Jose M. Criado, Luis A. Pérez-Maqueda, Nobuyoshi Koga.- Thermodynamic equilibria in systems with nanoparticles, JindÅich Leitner, David Sedmidubský .- Physico-chemical analysis of ceramic material systems: from macro- to nanostate, Vladimir Ya. Shevchenko.- Thermal insulation and porosity - from macro to nanoscale, Dana KÅemenáková, JiÅí Militký, Mohanapriya Venkataraman, Rajesh Mishra.- Biomaterials and nanotechnology approach to medical enhancement, TomáÅ¡ KováÅík, TomáÅ¡ KÅenek, Petr BÄlský, Jaroslav Å esták.- Thermal analysis scheme anticipated for better understanding of the Earth climate changes: impact of irradiation, absorbability, atmosphere and nanoparticles, Jaroslav Å esták, Pavel Hubík, JiÅí J. MareÅ¡.- Thermodynamics and Economics , Jürgen Mimkes.- Infiniteness - a fundamental misconception in physics, JiÅí J. MareÅ¡, Václav Å piÄka, Pavel Hubík.- Professional value of scientific papers and their citation responding, Jaroslav Fiala, Jaroslav Å esták.