Octane

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Enthalpy of combustion of liquid at standard conditions (nominally 298.15 K, 1 atm.)

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Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

Δcliquid (kcal/mol) Method Reference Comment
-1307.43 ± 0.39CcbGood, 1972Corresponding Δfliquid = -59.81 kcal/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS
-1307.53 ± 0.16CcbProsen and Rossini, 1945see Prosen and Rossini, 1944; Corresponding Δfliquid = -59.71 kcal/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS
-1306.5CcbJessup, 1937Corresponding Δfliquid = -60.71 kcal/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS
-1307.8 ± 1.3CcbBanse and Parks, 1933Reanalyzed by Cox and Pilcher, 1970, Original value = -1306.11 kcal/mol; Corresponding Δfliquid = -59.44 kcal/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS
-1300.5CcbFajans, 1920Corresponding Δfliquid = -66.7 kcal/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS
-1259.7CcbRichards and Jesse, 1910At 293 K; Corresponding Δfliquid = -107.6 kcal/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections); ALS

References

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Good, 1972
Good, W.D., The enthalpies of combustion and formation of n-octane and 2,2,3,3-tetramethylbutane, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1972, 4, 709-714. [all data]

Prosen and Rossini, 1945
Prosen, E.J.; Rossini, F.D., Heats of combustion and formation of the paraffin hydrocarbons at 25° C, J. Res. NBS, 1945, 263-267. [all data]

Prosen and Rossini, 1944
Prosen, E.J.; Rossini, F.D., Heats of combustion of eight normal paraffin hydrocarbons in the liquid state, J. Res. NBS, 1944, 33, 255-272. [all data]

Jessup, 1937
Jessup, R.S., Heats of combustion of the liquid normal paraffin hydrocarbons from hexane to dodecane, J. Res. NBS, 1937, 18, 114-128. [all data]

Banse and Parks, 1933
Banse, H.; Parks, G.S., Thermal data on organic compounds. XII. The heats of combustion of nine hydrocarbons, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1933, 55, 3223-3227. [all data]

Cox and Pilcher, 1970
Cox, J.D.; Pilcher, G., Thermochemistry of Organic and Organometallic Compounds, Academic Press, New York, 1970, 1-636. [all data]

Fajans, 1920
Fajans, K., Die Energie der Atombindungen im Diamanten und in aliphatischen Kohlenwasserstoffen, Ber., 1920, 53, 643-665. [all data]

Richards and Jesse, 1910
Richards, T.W.; Jesse, R.H., Jr., The heats of combustion of the octanes and xylenes, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1910, 32, 268-298. [all data]


Notes

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