A general term describing any experiment in which heat is measured as some chemical reaction or physical process occurs.
PAC, 1994, 66, 2487
(Nomenclature of thermometric and enthalpimetric methods in chemical analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 1994))
on page 2488
IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook