thermal analysis

A group of techniques in which a physical property of a substance and/or its reaction product is measured as a function of temperature while the substance is subjected to a controlled temperature program.
See also: enthalpimetric analysis
PAC, 1994, 66, 2487 (Nomenclature of thermometric and enthalpimetric methods in chemical analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 2488
Orange Book, p. 38