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Critical temperature

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Chris Muzny director

Tc (K) Reference Comment
553.8 ± 0.2Daubert, 1996 
553.9Teja and Anselme, 1990Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
553.7Teja and Rosenthal, 1990Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
553.4Majer and Svoboda, 1985 
553.64Hugill and McGlashan, 1978Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.03 K; Visual, observed with periscope in heated metal block, PRT, IPTS-68, PP.; TRC
553.0Pak and Kay, 1972Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
555.1Raetzsch and Strauch, 1972Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
553.4Cheng, 1963Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
553.35Partington, Rowlinson, et al., 1960Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; Visual, THg; TRC
553.4Richardson and Rowlinson, 1959Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
553.45Ambrose and Grant, 1957Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.15 K; TRC
554.15Glaser and Ruland, 1957Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.5 K; TRC
553.4Simon, 1957Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
552.97Kay and Albert, 1956Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
553.9Fischer and Reichel, 1943Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
554.2Rotinjanz and Nagornow, 1934Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC
553.Young, 1910Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
553.2Young and Fortey, 1899Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC

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Daubert, 1996
Daubert, T.E., Vapor-Liquid Critical Properties of Elements and Compounds. 5. Branched Alkanes and Cycloalkanes, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1996, 41, 365-372. [all data]

Teja and Anselme, 1990
Teja, A.S.; Anselme, M.J., The critical properties of thermally stable and unstable fluids. II. 1986 results, AIChE Symp. Ser., 1990, 86, 279, 122-7. [all data]

Teja and Rosenthal, 1990
Teja, A.S.; Rosenthal, D.J., The Critical Pressures and Temperatures of Twelve Substances Using A Low Residence Time Flow Apparatus, AIChE Symp. Ser., 1990, 86, 279, 133-7. [all data]

Majer and Svoboda, 1985
Majer, V.; Svoboda, V., Enthalpies of Vaporization of Organic Compounds: A Critical Review and Data Compilation, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1985, 300. [all data]

Hugill and McGlashan, 1978
Hugill, J.A.; McGlashan, M.L., The vapour pressure from 451 K to the critical temperature, and the critical temperature and critical pressure, of cyclohexane, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1978, 10, 95. [all data]

Pak and Kay, 1972
Pak, S.C.; Kay, W.B., Gas-Liquid Critical Temperatures of Mixtures. Benzene + n-Alkanes and Hexafluorobenzene + n-Alkanes, Ind. Eng. Chem. Fundam., 1972, 11, 255. [all data]

Raetzsch and Strauch, 1972
Raetzsch, M.T.; Strauch, G., Gas-Liquid Critical Temperatures of Binary Mixtures, Z. Phys. Chem. (Leipzig), 1972, 249, 243-252. [all data]

Cheng, 1963
Cheng, D.C.H., Critical temperatures and volumes of some binary systems, Chem. Eng. Sci., 1963, 18, 715. [all data]

Partington, Rowlinson, et al., 1960
Partington, E.J.; Rowlinson, J.S.; Weston, J.F., The Gas-Liquid Critical Temperatures of Binary Mixtures. Part 1., Trans. Faraday Soc., 1960, 56, 479. [all data]

Richardson and Rowlinson, 1959
Richardson, M.J.; Rowlinson, J.S., Trans. Faraday Soc., 1959, 53, 1586-91. [all data]

Ambrose and Grant, 1957
Ambrose, D.; Grant, D.G., The Critical Temperatures of Some Hydrocarbons and Pyridine Bases, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1957, 53, 771. [all data]

Glaser and Ruland, 1957
Glaser, F.; Ruland, H., Untersuchungsen über dampfdruckkurven und kritische daten einiger technisch wichtiger organischer substanzen, Chem. Ing. Techn., 1957, 29, 772. [all data]

Simon, 1957
Simon, M., Methods and Apparatus Used at the Bureau of Physicochemical Standards XV. Critical Constants and Straight-Line Diameters of Ten Hydrocarbons, Bull. Soc. Chim. Belg., 1957, 66, 375-81. [all data]

Kay and Albert, 1956
Kay, W.B.; Albert, R.E., Liquid-Vapor Equilibirum Relations in the Ethane-Cyclohexane System, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1956, 48, 422. [all data]

Fischer and Reichel, 1943
Fischer, R.; Reichel, T., Determination of the Critical Temperature BY Means of the Micro Melting-Point Apparatus, Mikrochem. Ver. Mikrochim. Acta, 1943, 31, 102. [all data]

Rotinjanz and Nagornow, 1934
Rotinjanz, L.; Nagornow, N., Z. Phys. Chem. Abt. A, 1934, 169, 20. [all data]

Young, 1910
Young, S., The Internal Heat of Vaporization constants of thirty pure substances, Sci. Proc. R. Dublin Soc., 1910, 12, 374. [all data]

Young and Fortey, 1899
Young, S.; Fortey, E.C., The Vapour Pressures, Specific Volumes and Critical Constants of Hexamethylene., J. Chem. Soc., Trans., 1899, 75, 873. [all data]


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