Preface. 1. Experimental Methods to Derive Bond Energy Data. A Schematic Overview; J.A. Martinho Simoes, M.A.V. Ribeiro da Silva. 2. Oxygen Bomb Combustion Calorimetry: Principles and Applications to Organic and Organometallic Compounds; M.E. Minas da Piedade. 3. The Nuts and Bolts and Results of Fluorine Bomb Calorimetry; P.A.G. O'Hare. 4.Titration Calorimetry for the Determination of Basicities of Transition Metal Complexes; R.J. Angelici. 5. Photocalorimetry, Methods and Applications; C. Teixeira. 6. Photoacoustic Calorimetry; the Determination of Bond Dissociation Enthalpies in Solution and in the Gas Phase; L.J.J. Laarhoven.7. Energetics of Transition Metal-X Bonding Probed by Electrochemical Techniques; M. Tilset. 8. A Protocol for Deriving Values for DeltafusHm(298.15 K) and DeltavapHm(298.15 K). Applications in Obtaining DeltasubHm(298.15 K); J. Chickos, et al. 9. Measurements of Enthalpies of Sublimation: the Importance of Correlating Thermodynamic Data Obtained from Indirect Methods; M.J.S. Monte. 10. Applications of Transient Infrared Spectroscopy to Coordinatively Unsaturated Metal Carbonyls; E. Weitz. 11. Energetics and Structures of Gas Phase Ions: Macromolecules, Clusters, and Ligated Transition Metals; M.T. Bowers, et al. 12. High Presure Mass Spectrometry, Instrumentation, Techniques and Applications; T.B. McMahon. 13. FT ICR. Basic Principles and some Representative Applications; J.-L.M. Abboud, R. Notario. 14. The Role of Ion DissociationDynamics in the Study of Ion and Neutral Thermochemistry; T. Baer, et al. 15. Shock Tube Studies on the Stability of Polyatomic Molecules and the Determination of Bond Energies; Wing Tsang. 16. Extracting Thermochemical Information from Ab Initio Data; K.K. Irikura. 17. Ab Initio Thermochemistry Beyond Chemical Accuracy for First- and Second-Row Compounds; J.M.L. Martin. 18. Heats of Formation by Density Functional Theory Calculations; N.L. Allinger. List of Participants. Subject Index.