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Eicosanoic acid, methyl ester

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Phase change data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap28.90 ± 0.60kcal/molCGCChickos, Zhao, et al., 2004Based on data from 467. - 558. K.; AC
Deltavap27.82 ± 0.36kcal/molN/Avan Genderen, van Miltenburg, et al., 2002AC
Deltavap27.77kcal/molGCKrop, Velzen, et al., 1997Based on data from 463. - 523. K.; AC

Reduced pressure boiling point

Tboil (K) Pressure (atm) Reference Comment
488.70.013Weast and Grasselli, 1989BS
461.20.003Weast and Grasselli, 1989BS

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
26.10350.N/Avan Genderen, van Miltenburg, et al., 2002AC
23.4 ± 0.05406.N/Avan Genderen, van Miltenburg, et al., 2002AC
18.4498.GCHusain, Sarma, et al., 1993Based on data from 453. - 543. K.; AC
22.1465.A,ESTStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 450. - 540. K. See also Rose and Schrodt, 1963.; AC

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
45.6 ± 2.4314.MEDavies and Kybett, 1965Based on data from 311. - 318. K. See also Stephenson and Malanowski, 1987.; AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
17.8319.2DSCChickos, Zhao, et al., 2004AC
17.6319.2N/AKing and Garner, 1936AC


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Chickos, Zhao, et al., 2004
Chickos, James S.; Zhao, Hui; Nichols, Gary, The vaporization enthalpies and vapor pressures of fatty acid methyl esters C18, C21 to C23, and C25 to C29 by correlation -- gas chromatography, Thermochimica Acta, 2004, 424, 1-2, 111-121, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tca.2004.05.020 . [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]

Krop, Velzen, et al., 1997
Krop, Hildo B.; Velzen, Martin J.M.v.; Parsons, John R.; Govers, Harrie A.J., Determination of environmentally relevant physical-chemical properties of some fatty acid esters, J Amer Oil Chem Soc, 1997, 74, 3, 309-315, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11746-997-0142-9 . [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]

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]

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

King and Garner, 1936
King, A. Millicent; Garner, William E., 297. The heats of crystallisation of methyl and ethyl esters of monobasic fatty acids, J. Chem. Soc., 1936, 1372, https://doi.org/10.1039/jr9360001372 . [all data]


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