microcalorimeter

microcalorimeter

[‚mī·krō‚kal·ə′rim·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A calorimeter for measuring very small amounts of heat, in which the heat source and a small heating coil are placed in identical vessels and the amount of current through the coil is varied until the temperatures of the vessels are identical, as indicated by thermocouples.
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Additionally, the energetic content of the other three feed samples (1 g) was measured using a microcalorimeter (IKA[R] C 200 and precision of 1 J [mg.sup.-1]).
The microcalorimeter was frequently calibrated electrically during the experiment.
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et al., "Heat of Adsorption for NH3, N[O.sub.2] and NO on Cu-Beta Zeolite Using Microcalorimeter for N[H.sub.3] SCR Applications," Catal.
Calorimetric measurements were performed using high-sensitivity differential adiabatic scanning microcalorimeter DASM-4 (Biopribor, Pushchino, Russia), with a sensitivity >0.017 mJ x [K.sup.-1] and a noise level < [+ or -]0.05 [micro]W.
[33] studied the effects of coal functional groups on the adsorption microheat of coalbed methane using a C80 microcalorimeter.
Figure 4 shows the microcalorimeter manufactured by Tokyo Riko Corporation, which was used for measuring the microhydration heat.
A ratio of released and adsorbed heat of developed formulations was determined using microSC microcalorimeter (Setaram Instrumentation, France).
Little, "Application of microcalorimeter to characterize adhesion between asphalt binders and aggregates," Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol.