Journal of thermal analysis

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 181–185 | Cite as

Difference equation method of analysing isothermal thermogravimetric data

  • M. C. Gupta
  • J. Dwarakanath
Short Communications


Difference equation method has been suggested to evaluate the kinetic parameter of the degradation of polymers under isothermal condition. The method is simple and applicable to degradation process for any value ofn, the reaction order. By using one simple method all the kinetic parameters cannot be obtained in other methods only by difference equation.


Polymer Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Kinetic Parameter Difference Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Gupta
    • 1
  • J. Dwarakanath
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentUniversity of GorakhpurGorakhpurIndia

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