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Dodecanoic acid, methyl ester

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus278.45KN/AGaikwad and Subrahmanyam, 1985Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.35 K; TRC
Tfus278.KN/AAdriaanse, Dekker, et al., 1964Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tc712.15KN/AAmbrose, 1963Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 3. K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap76.9 ± 0.6kJ/molAVGN/AAverage of 6 values; Individual data points

Reduced pressure boiling point

Tboil (K) Pressure (bar) Reference Comment
535.21.02Weast and Grasselli, 1989BS
414.20.020Weast and Grasselli, 1989BS

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
71.4350.N/Avan Genderen, van Miltenburg, et al., 2002AC
70.7 ± 0.2356.N/Avan Genderen, van Miltenburg, et al., 2002AC
74.9310.N/ABureau, Jose, et al., 2001Based on data from 295. - 452. K.; AC
53.3498.GCHusain, Sarma, et al., 1993Based on data from 453. - 543. K.; AC
83.6302.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 287. - 333. K.; AC
63.6422.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 407. - 540. K. See also Rose and Schrodt, 1963.; AC
80.8293.VSpizzichino, 1956ALS
69.33293.VScott, Macmillan, et al., 1952ALS
71.4351.MG,OMScott, Macmillan, et al., 1952Based on data from 336. - 409. K.; AC
62.3388.N/AAlthouse and Triebold, 1944Based on data from 373. - 439. K.; AC

Antoine Equation Parameters

log10(P) = A − (B / (T + C))
    P = vapor pressure (bar)
    T = temperature (K)

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Temperature (K) A B C Reference Comment
373. - 439.4.817072303.546-61.592Althouse and Triebold, 1944Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
121.8 ± 2.1267.MEDavies and Kybett, 1965Based on data from 262. - 273. K. See also Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987.; AC

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Gaikwad and Subrahmanyam, 1985
Gaikwad, B.R.; Subrahmanyam, V.V., Melting behavior of fatty alcohols and their binary blends., J. Indian Chem. Soc., 1985, 62, 513. [all data]

Adriaanse, Dekker, et al., 1964
Adriaanse, N.; Dekker, H.; Coops, J., Some Physical Constants of Normal, Saturated Fatty Acids and Their Methyl Esters, Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas, 1964, 83, 557. [all data]

Ambrose, 1963
Ambrose, D., Critical Temperatures of Some Phenols and Other Organic Compounds, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1963, 59, 1988. [all data]

Weast and Grasselli, 1989
CRC Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds, 2nd Editon, Weast,R.C and Grasselli, J.G., ed(s)., CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, 1989, 1. [all data]

van Genderen, van Miltenburg, et al., 2002
van Genderen, Aad C.G.; van Miltenburg, J. Cees; Blok, Jacobus G.; van Bommel, Mark J.; van Ekeren, Paul J.; van den Berg, Gerrit J.K.; Oonk, Harry A.J., Liquid--vapour equilibria of the methyl esters of alkanoic acids: vapour pressures as a function of temperature and standard thermodynamic function changes, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2002, 202, 1, 109-120, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0378-3812(02)00097-3 . [all data]

Bureau, Jose, et al., 2001
Bureau, N.; Jose, J.; Mokbel, I.; de Hemptinne, J-C, Vapour pressure measurements and prediction for heavy esters, The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 2001, 33, 11, 1485-1498, https://doi.org/10.1006/jcht.2001.0859 . [all data]

Husain, Sarma, et al., 1993
Husain, Sajid; Sarma, P. Nageswara; Swamy, G.Y.S.K.; Devi, K. Sita, Determination of physicochemical properties of some fatty acid methyl esters by gas liquid chromatography, J Am Oil Chem Soc, 1993, 70, 2, 149-155, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02542618 . [all data]

Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987
Stephenson, Richard M.; Malanowski, Stanislaw, Handbook of the Thermodynamics of Organic Compounds, 1987, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3173-2 . [all data]

Rose and Schrodt, 1963
Rose, Arthur; Schrodt, Verle N., Correlation and Prediction of Vapor Pressures of Homologs. Use of Structure Parameters and Gas Chromatography Data., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1963, 8, 1, 9-13, https://doi.org/10.1021/je60016a002 . [all data]

Spizzichino, 1956
Spizzichino, C., Contribution a l'etude des tensions de vapeur et des chaleurs de vaporisation des acides gras, esters methyliques et alcools gras a des pressions inferieures a 1 mm de mercure, J. des Recherches du C.N.R.S., 1956, 34, 1-24. [all data]

Scott, Macmillan, et al., 1952
Scott, T.A., Jr.; Macmillan, D.; Melvin, E.H., Vapor pressures and distillation of methyl esters of some fatty acids, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1952, 44, 172-175. [all data]

Althouse and Triebold, 1944
Althouse, Paul M.; Triebold, Howard O., Physical Constants of Methyl Esters of Commonly Occurring Fatty Acids Vapor Pressure, Ind. Eng. Chem. Anal. Ed., 1944, 16, 10, 605-606, https://doi.org/10.1021/i560134a003 . [all data]

Davies and Kybett, 1965
Davies, M.; Kybett, B., Sublimation and vaporization heats of long-chain alcohols, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1965, 61, 1608. [all data]


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