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June 14, 2017: TGA and Simultaneous DSC/TGA Analysis Workshop

TA Instruments and MCL Presents:

TGA and Simultaneous DSC/TGA Analysis Workshop

Course Description

This workshop will discuss capabilities of the thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), and Simultaneous TGA/DSC including the SDT Q600 from TA Instruments. This instrument provides simultaneous measurement of weight change (TGA) and true differential heat flow (DSC) on the same sample from ambient temperature to 1500 ˚C. The morning session will review measurement theory, instrumental design, experimental and method development considerations.  The afternoon session will introduce advanced techniques, such as dynamic atmosphere, hi-resolution techniques, kinetics analysis and evolved gas analysis applications.

This workshop is open to all researchers with a RIMS account and is being offered at a reduced price of due to the generous support of TA instruments, space is limited and lunch is included.

Course Pre-requisite

Active RIMS Account with Valid Project


Dr. Charles Potter, Senior Applications Specialist, TA Instruments


MSC Building, Room N201 University Park Campus

Date and Time

June 14, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Onsite Check-in
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Workshop


$75.00; attendee must have an Active RIMS account with Valid Project

Register for this Workshop

Registration Deadline

June 9, 2017
Pre-registration is required

Telephone: Colette Orlandi at 814-865-2328 for further information if needed.


8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Onsite Check-in & Coffee
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. TGA Measurement Theory and Instrument Design
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Break
10:40 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Experimental and Method Development
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (Provided by TA Instruments)
1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Common TGA Applications
2:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Advanced TGA Techniques