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  1. thermogravimetric analysis


  1. Tga a.k.a. Tonga, officially the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 176 islands with a surface area of about 750 square kilometres scattered over 700,000 square kilometres of the southern Pacific Ocean, of which 52 are inhabited by its 103,000 people.
    • also known as Kingdom of Tonga, Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga, Friendly Islands
    • founded on (45 years ago)
    • part of Oceania, Polynesia
    • instance of: country / land / state = the territory occupied by a nation
    • member: Tongan = a Polynesian native or inhabitant of Tonga
    • read more about Tonga (country)
  2. Tga a.k.a. Tengah Air Base is a military airbase of the Republic of Singapore Air Force located at Tengah, in the western part of Singapore. The airbase is the most important airfield of the RSAF as it houses the bulk of RSAF's fixed-wing frontline squadrons, home to all of RSAF's Airborne early warning and control assets, most of the F-16C/D Fighting Falcons and a large number of UAVs. The air base goes by the motto of "Always Vigilant", which is supported by its main motif, a chess board Black Knight piece symbolic of the aircraft's operational readiness in Tengah. The sword represents war's heraldic sword of destruction, while the state is depicted by the castle.
    • also known as 登加空軍基地
    • part of Singapore


  1. TGA a.k.a. Transient global amnesia is a neurological disorder whose key defining characteristic is a temporary but almost total disruption of short-term memory with a range of problems accessing older memories. A person in a state of TGA exhibits no other signs of impaired cognitive functioning but recalls only the last few moments of consciousness, as well as deeply encoded facts of the individual’s past, such as their own name.
  2. Tga a.k.a. Sagalla Language is an human language.
    • also known as Teri, Saghala, Kisagala, Sagala, Kisagalla
  3. Tga a.k.a. T-box 1 is a gene.
    • also known as T-box 1 transcription factor C, brachyury, Testis-specific T-box protein

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Google previewProduction Chemicals for the Oil and Gas Industry, Second Edition (2014)

by Malcolm A. Kelland

MA is predominantly a cathodic inhibitor, while TGA is an anodic inhibitor. Thiocarbonyls such as potassium dimethyl dithiocarbamate are also synergists for FFCIs (Figure 8.23). There are few patents claiming sulfur compounds without other ...

Google previewIncorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics and Structures of Materials (2010)

by Sam Fragomeni, Srikanth Venkatesan

THERMOGRAVIMETRY ANALYSIS (TGA) 2.1 Significance of thermogravimetry TGA is a technique in which the mass of a substance measured as a function of temperature or time as the specimen is subjected to a controlled temperature ...

Google previewLee and Gaensslen's Advances in Fingerprint Technology, Third Edition (2012)

by Robert Ramotowski

TGA is a small molecule bearing a thiol group on one of its extremities, which allows its binding on the QD surface, and a carboxylic group on the other side, which allows its solubilization in aqueous solution. Wang et al. proposed the use of ...

Google previewMaterial Science and Engineering (2016)

Proceedings of the 3rd Annual 2015 International Conference on Material Science and Engineering (ICMSE2015, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 15-17 May 2015) by Ping Chen

TGA is a method of thermal analysis in which changes in mass are measured as a function of increasing temperature.

Therefore, TGA is an ideal method for identification of textile fiber component (Crighton & Holmes, 1998; Manich, Bosch , ...

Google previewCardiac CT and MR for Adult Congenital Heart Disease (2013)

by Farhood Saremi

TGA is a common cyanotic defect seen in newborns with an incidence of about 1 per 5,000 live births [1]. It is seen in 5% of CHD [2]. It is due to embryologic defect of ...

Google previewMemory Disorders in Psychiatric Practice (2000)

by German E. Berrios, John R. Hodges

Transient global amnesia Definition TGA is a distinctive syndrome of profound but transient amnesia lasting for some hours. During the attack sufferers are unable to acquire new lasting memories, 187 Table 9.1. Diagnositc criteria for TCA 1.

Google previewCondensed Encyclopedia of Polymer Engineering Terms (2012)

by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff

THERMOGRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS (TGA) TGA makes a continuous weighing of a small sample (ca 10 mg) in a controlled atmosphere (e.g., air or nitrogen) as the temperature is increased at a programmed linear rate. The thermogram shown ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

Hill La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia INTRODUCTION Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA or TG) is considered to be one of the five basic thermal analysis techniques. It involves the measurement of change of sample ...

Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

TGA Targa bitmap (Adobe Acrobat,TrueVision) From Whatis−Extensions−Dictionary/html/index. html ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society (2010)

by David H. Guston

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is the statutory body responsible for regulating therapeutic goods in Australia. “Therapeutic goods” include both therapeutic substances (medicines) and medical devices. The TGA is a unit of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders (2011)

by Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr., EdD, ABPP, ABPN, Chad A. Noggle, PhD, ABN, Raymond S. Dean, PhD, ABPP, ABN, ABPdN

TGA has also been said to be connected to allergic encephalopathy as a result of antitetanus serum; angiography; pituitary tumor; polycythemia; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Concise (2013)

by Herman F. Mark

The TGA of calcium oxalate monohydrate (CaC204-HZO) is often used as a standard for the calibration of mass loss in thermogravimetry. This is due to three well-resolved steps in its thermal decomposition. The observed weight losses, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Second Edition - Eight-Volume Set (Print) (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

The amount of adsorbed water was measured by thermogravimetric analysis ( TGA), and surface chemistry was examined by differential thermal analysis (DTA) . Fig. 1 shows the flow curves for suspension of silica particles heated to 100°C at a ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of High Performance Silicones (2014)

by Atul Tiwari, Mark D. Soucek

The TGA data canbefurther interpreted through the application ...

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