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Reaction calorimetry (RC)

A laboratory technique based on a test apparatus for measuring thermal effects of chemical reactions or processes. For the purpose of this guidance, types of reaction calorimeters include isothermal, isoperibolic and adiabatic systems.


  • HarsNet,  HarsBook, A technical guide for the assessment of highly reactive chemical systems, DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt, 2002.

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