# Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

## List of Papers (Total 575)

#### Advanced analysis of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) phases based on vibrational heat capacity

The new quantitative thermal analysis of semicrystalline poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (P3HB) phases based on vibrational, solid and liquid heat capacities has been presented. The apparent heat capacity of P3HB was measured using the standard differential scanning calorimetry, and temperature-modulated DSC and quantitative analysis allow for the study of any glass transition, ...

#### Thermal analysis of phase transitions in PbZr1−xSnxO3 antiferroelectric single crystals

The combined thermal analysis techniques thermal expansion: and differential scanning calorimetry were used to characterize various phase transitions that exist in the solid solutions of PbZr1−xSnxO3. Using thermodynamic quantities, i.e., thermal expansion and specific heat to distinguish first-order transitions from second-order ones, we demonstrate that some perovskite ...

#### The influence of substituents position on products of dinitrotoluene isomers initial thermal decomposition

Thermal decomposition of dinitrotoluene (DNT) isomers and formed products were studied. Initial stage of thermal decomposition was the field of interests because decomposition of even a few percent of a substance may cause hazard. The generation of impurities at the initial stage of decomposition was examined on the basis of the decrease of the original substance melting enthalpy ...

#### Synthesis, structure and properties of poly(ether-urethane)s synthesized using a tri-functional oxypropylated glycerol as a polyol

The main aim of this work was to obtain poly(ether-urethane)s using tri-functional polyoxyalkylene polyol (Rokopol G1000), which introducing the chemical cross-links into the structure of polyurethanes. Poly(ether-urethane)s were prepared using two-step method, called prepolymer method, which involves in the first step the reaction of 4,4′-diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) and ...

#### New thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers based on aliphatic diisocyanate

New segmented polyurethanes (SPURs) were synthesized by one-step melt polyaddition from a poly(oxytetramethylene)diol of $\overline{M}_{\text n}$ = 1000 g mol−1 (PTMO) or a poly(hexamethylene carbonate)diol of $\overline{M}_{\text n}$ = 860 g mol−1 (PHCD) as soft segments, 5-isocyanato-1-(isocyanatomethyl)-1,3,3-trimethylcyclohexane (IPDI), and ...

#### Application of thermogravimetry in the assessment of coatings ability to be metallized

The main aim of this work was to assess the ability of thermogravimetric method to predetermine the surface activation properties of the coatings intended for laser-assisted electroless metallization. In this technique of metallization, surface of polymer material has to be activated before immersing in electroless metallization bath. Surface activation may consist in compositional ...

#### The influence of chromium substitution on crystal structure and shift of Néel transition in GdFe1−xCrxO3 mixed oxides

The gadolinium ferrochromite (GdFe1−xCrxO3) was used as a case study of influence of chromium substitution on the perovskite structure in the entire composition range. By exploiting thermal analysis techniques (dilatometry, differential thermal analysis) the influence of chromium was investigated in the context of thermal stability of the canted antiferromagnetic ordering. It was ...

#### Structure and properties of aluminium–magnesium casting alloys after heat treatment

Since the forming of the microstructure depends on the specific of the casting method, which directly affects further mechanical and physical properties of the material, it is important to understand how to control the microstructure of the cast to understand changes that taking place during the crystallisation process. For estimating the metallurgical quality of the liquid metal ...

#### Effect of modified graphene and carbon nanotubes on the thermal properties and flammability of elastomeric materials

The paper presents the test results of the effect of modified graphene and multi-wall carbon nanotubes on the thermal and mechanical properties and flammability of acrylic rubber and styrene-butadiene rubber. The rubbers were cross-linked with the use of organic peroxide. Based on the test results obtained by optic and AFM methods, a relationship between the surface morphology of ...

#### Spectroscopic (IR, Raman) and thermogravimetric studies of 3d-metal cinchomeronates and dinicotinates

In this work, the thermal and spectroscopic properties of 3d-metal (Co, Cu, Zn, Mn, Ni, Fe) and sodium salts with cinchomeronic acid (3,4-pyridinedicarboxylic acid) (3,4pda) and dinicotinic acid (3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid) (3,5pda) were studied. The IR and Raman spectra were registered and analyzed in the range of 400–4000 cm−1. The thermogravimetric study of synthesized ...

#### Thermokinetic analysis of spent ion-exchange resins for the optimization of carbonization reactor condition

Radioactive spent ion-exchange resins, a combustible organic waste, cannot be readily incinerated due to the volatilization of radioactive cesium. The volatilization of metals and the thermal decomposition of organics are thermally stimulated processes. An optimum thermal treatment condition without the volatilization of cesium species but with the substantial decomposition of ...

#### Calorimetric study of Eu2O3–ZrO2 feedstock powders and sintered materials

The synthesis of ceramic materials based on europia–zirconia system and obtained by solid-state reaction in high-temperature vacuum press was investigated. Firstly, phase composition and calorimetric behavior of feedstock powders was investigated. The second part of the paper concerns the synthesis process of non-stoichiometric mixtures of feedstock powders prepared by four ...

#### Synthesis, thermal study and some properties of N2O4—donor Schiff base and its Mn(III), Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes

The new hexadentate N2O4 Schiff base ligand from condensation of 2,4-hydroxybenzophenone and 1,3-propanediamine has been prepared in methanol and ethanol solutions. The Schiff base synthesized from EtOH contains half molecule of amine per one molecule of ligand in its structure. The complexes were synthesized from the direct reaction of this ligand and Mn(II), Co(II), Ni(II), ...

#### Study on crystallization phenomenon and thermal stability of binary Ni–Nb amorphous alloy

In this paper, a ribbon of binary Ni–Nb amorphous alloy was prepared by the melt spinning technique. Glass transition and crystallization phenomenon of the alloy were investigated by differential scanning calorimetry. Thermal properties of the ribbon of binary Ni–Nb upon heating and cooling were analysed by DTA at a heating/cooling rate of 0.5 K s−1 under the purified argon ...

#### Yttria-stabilized zirconia–alumina composite sintering temperature effect on thermal diffusivity

Yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) is one of the most common materials used for a ceramic top coat in the thermal barrier coating (TBC). The high operating temperature used in the gas turbine engines causes the stress between the top coat and the bond coat. The stress relaxation can be assured by modifications of YSZ. Hence, studies on how to modify the chemical and phase composition ...

#### Synthesis, structural characterization and thermal studies of a novel reagent 1-[(5-benzyl-1,3-thiazol-2-yl)diazenyl]naphthalene-2-ol

A new thiazolylazo reagent 1-[(5-benzyl-1,3-thiazol-2-yl)diazenyl]naphthalene-2-ol has been synthesized via arylation of acrolein and further diazotization and diazocoupling with 2-naphthol. The chemical structure of the compound was confirmed by IR, NMR: 1H, 13C, COSY, HSQC and SALDI-MS spectral data. The DSC method was employed to determine the melting point and the enthalpy of ...

#### Thermal diffusivity characterization of bond-coat materials used for thermal barrier coatings

Thermal barrier coatings (TBC) are the system build from ceramic insulation top-coat with internal bond-coat as an interlayer between ceramic and Ni-based superalloys substrate materials. The basic role of bond-coat is reduction of thermal strain between ceramic top-coat and metallic substrates. The second role is related to improving the oxidation resistance of metallic substrate. ...

#### The effect of chain extender structure on the properties of new thermoplastic poly(carbonate–urethane)s derived from MDI

Two series of high-molar-mass thermoplastic poly(carbonate–urethane)s (PCURs) were synthesized from nonconventional sulfur-containing chain extenders, i.e., 2,2′-[sulfanediylbis(benzene-1,4-diyloxy)]diethanol (diol SE) and 2,2′-[methanediylbis(benzene-1,4-diylmethanediylsulfanediyl)]diethanol (diol ME), 1,1′-methanediylbis(4-isocyanatobenzene) and 30, 45 and 60 mol% aliphatic ...

#### Influence of inorganic fillers on PLA crystallinity and thermal properties

Polylactide (PLA) composites with three types of fillers, calcium carbonate, barium sulfate, and mica, have been prepared. Methods of preparation were melt mixing in a Brabender plasticorder at 190 °C and solution mixing in chloroform. The concentration of added fillers was: 0.1, 1, and 5 mass% (only by melt mixing). Thermal properties of prepared composites were investigated by ...

#### TG/DSC/FTIR/QMS studies on the oxidative decomposition of terpene acrylate homopolymers

The oxidative thermal stability along with the identification of the volatile decomposition products under heating of terpene acrylate homopolymers by using TG/DSC/FTIR/QMS-coupled method was presented. It was found that the decomposition of poly(geranyl acrylate) and poly(neryl acrylate) had quite different course as compared to the decomposition process of poly(citronellyl ...

#### Thermal and mechanical properties of polyurethanes modified with L-ascorbic acid

In this study we report the thermal and mechanical properties of polyurethanes modified with ascorbic acid (AA). Ascorbic acid was used as a modifier at concentration of 1 or 2 mass%. The antioxidative properties of AA may improve the biocompatibility of the obtained materials, which were designed for biomedical applications. In this paper we describe characterization of obtained ...