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Descriptor in English: Calorimetry
Descriptor in Spanish: Calorimetría
Descriptor in Portuguese: Calorimetria
Descriptor in French: Calorimétrie
Tree number(s): E05.196.131
SP4.102.072.092.693.050.389.060.201
Scope note: The measurement of the quantity of heat involved in various processes, such as chemical reactions, changes of state, and formations of solutions, or in the determination of the heat capacities of substances. The fundamental unit of measurement is the joule or the calorie (4.184 joules). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 67(65)
DeCS UI: 2183
Descriptor UI: D002151
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Calorimetry - Preferred
Concept UI M0003223
Scope note The measurement of the quantity of heat involved in various processes, such as chemical reactions, changes of state, and formations of solutions, or in the determination of the heat capacities of substances. The fundamental unit of measurement is the joule or the calorie (4.184 joules). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Calorimetry



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