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Decane

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Phase change data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Chris Muzny, director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein
DH - Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing
CAL - James S. Chickos, William E. Acree, Jr., Joel F. Liebman, Students of Chem 202 (Introduction to the Literature of Chemistry), University of Missouri -- St. Louis

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tboil447.2 ± 0.3KAVGN/AAverage of 34 out of 43 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus243.3 ± 0.6KAVGN/AAverage of 23 out of 25 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ttriple243.4 ± 0.3KAVGN/AAverage of 9 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tc617.8 ± 0.7KAVGN/AAverage of 16 out of 18 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Pc20.8 ± 0.8atmAVGN/AAverage of 11 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Vc0.624l/molN/AAmbrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995 
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
rhoc1.60 ± 0.05mol/lN/AAmbrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995 
rhoc1.67mol/lN/ASteele, 1992Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.070 mol/l; TRC
rhoc1.60mol/lN/AAnselme, Gude, et al., 1990Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.04 mol/l; TRC
rhoc1.67mol/lN/AKnipmeyer, Archer, et al., 1989Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.070 mol/l; TRC
rhoc1.595mol/lN/AGehrig and Lentz, 1983Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.04 mol/l; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap12.27 ± 0.07kcal/molAVGN/AAverage of 12 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltasub19.2kcal/molBSwain, Kwan, et al., 1980AC
Deltasub19.7kcal/molHBondi, 1963See also Chickos, Hosseini, et al., 1993.; AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
9.261447.3N/AMajer and Svoboda, 1985 
11.5339.GCMokbel, Razzouk, et al., 2007Based on data from 324. - 402. K.; AC
11.1352.N/ABatiu, 2002Based on data from 337. - 376. K.; AC
12.3299.CViton, Chavret, et al., 1996AC
12.1314.CViton, Chavret, et al., 1996AC
12.0324.CViton, Chavret, et al., 1996AC
11.8334.CViton, Chavret, et al., 1996AC
10.2424.N/ALee, Dempsey, et al., 1992Based on data from 409. - 584. K.; AC
11.5340.EB,IPChirico, Nguyen, et al., 1989Based on data from 268. - 490. K.; AC
12.9267.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 252. - 383. K.; AC
9.97462.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 447. - 526. K.; AC
9.23539.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 524. - 617. K.; AC
10.8388.N/AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 373. - 443. K. See also Varushchenko, Belikova, et al., 1970.; AC
12.0313.GSAllemand, Jose, et al., 1986Based on data from 298. - 347. K.; AC
11.9 ± 0.41308. - 351.N/ABeckhaus, Ruchardt, et al., 1984AC
13.4258.N/ACarruth and Kobayashi, 1973Based on data from 243. - 310. K.; AC
10.9383.MMWillingham, Taylor, et al., 1945Based on data from 368. - 440. K.; AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

ΔvapH = A exp(-βTr) (1 − Tr)β
    ΔvapH = Enthalpy of vaporization (at saturation pressure) (kcal/mol)
    Tr = reduced temperature (T / Tc)

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Temperature (K) A (kcal/mol) beta Tc (K) Reference Comment
298. - 444.17.780.3238617.4Majer and Svoboda, 1985 

Antoine Equation Parameters

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

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Temperature (K) A B C Reference Comment
243.49 - 310.590.20450440.616-156.896Carruth and Kobayashi, 1973Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.
367.63 - 448.274.072861501.268-78.67Williamham, Taylor, et al., 1945 

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
20.3243.BBondi, 1963AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
6.8631243.51N/AFinke, Gross, et al., 1954DH
6.60243.DSCMarti, Kaisersberger, et al., 2004AC
6.86243.5N/ADomalski and Hearing, 1996AC
6.8781243.1N/AHuffman, Parks, et al., 1931DH

Entropy of fusion

DeltafusS (cal/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
28.184243.51Finke, Gross, et al., 1954DH
28.200243.5Domalski and Hearing, 1996CAL
28.30243.1Huffman, Parks, et al., 1931DH

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References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Ambrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995
Ambrose, D.; Tsonopoulos, C., Vapor-Liquid Critical Properties of Elements and Compounds. 2. Normal Alkenes, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1995, 40, 531-546. [all data]

Steele, 1992
Steele, W.V., Personal Commun. 1992 1992, 1992. [all data]

Anselme, Gude, et al., 1990
Anselme, M.J.; Gude, M.; Teja, A.S., The Critical Temperatures and Densities of the n-Alkanes from Pentane to Octadecane, Fluid Phase Equilib., 1990, 57, 317-26. [all data]

Knipmeyer, Archer, et al., 1989
Knipmeyer, S.E.; Archer, D.G.; Chirico, R.D.; Gammon, B.E.; Hossenlopp, I.A.; Nguyen, A.; Smith, N.K.; Steele, W.V.; Strube, M.M., High-temperature enthalpy and critical property measurements using differential scanning calorimeter, Fluid Phase Equilib., 1989, 52, 185. [all data]

Gehrig and Lentz, 1983
Gehrig, M.; Lentz, H., Values of the pressure-molar volume-temperature relationship for n-decane up to 300 MPa and 673 K, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1983, 15, 1159-1167. [all data]

Swain, Kwan, et al., 1980
Swain, H.A.; Kwan, Chiu-Yin; Sung, Ho-Nan, Measurement of vapor pressures from 20 to 30.degree.C of long-chain peroxy acids, J. Phys. Chem., 1980, 84, 11, 1347-1349, https://doi.org/10.1021/j100448a012 . [all data]

Bondi, 1963
Bondi, A., Heat of Siblimation of Molecular Crystals: A Catalog of Molecular Structure Increments., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1963, 8, 3, 371-381, https://doi.org/10.1021/je60018a027 . [all data]

Chickos, Hosseini, et al., 1993
Chickos, James S.; Hosseini, Sarah; Hesse, Donald G.; Liebman, Joel F., Heat capacity corrections to a standard state: a comparison of new and some literature methods for organic liquids and solids, Struct Chem, 1993, 4, 4, 271-278, https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00673701 . [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]

Mokbel, Razzouk, et al., 2007
Mokbel, Ilham; Razzouk, Antonio; Hajjaji, Ahmed; Msakni, Nizar; Jose, Jacques, A Gas Saturation Apparatus for Very Low Vapor or Sublimation Pressure Measurements (10 -3 Pa): Vapor-Liquid Equilibria of n -Alkanes ( n -C 10 , n -C 24 , n -C 28 ), J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2007, 52, 5, 1720-1725, https://doi.org/10.1021/je7001122 . [all data]

Batiu, 2002
Batiu, I., Vapor--liquid equilibria in the binary systems n-decane+(-)-menthone and n-decane+(+)-fenchone at temperatures between 344.45 and 390.75 K, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2002, 198, 1, 111-121, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0378-3812(01)00759-2 . [all data]

Viton, Chavret, et al., 1996
Viton, C.; Chavret, M.; Jose, J., Enthalpies of vaporization of normal alkanes from nonane to pentadecane at temperatures from 298 to 359 K, ELDATA: Int. Electron. J. Phys. Chem. Data, 1996, 2, 3, 103. [all data]

Lee, Dempsey, et al., 1992
Lee, Chang Ha; Dempsey, Dennis M.; Mohamed, Rahoma S.; Holder, Gerald D., Vapor-liquid equilibria in the systems of n-decane/tetralin, n-hexadecane/tetralin, n-decane/1-methylnaphthalene, and 1-methylnaphthalene/tetralin, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1992, 37, 2, 183-186, https://doi.org/10.1021/je00006a012 . [all data]

Chirico, Nguyen, et al., 1989
Chirico, R.D.; Nguyen, A.; Steele, W.V.; Strube, M.M., Vapor pressure of n-alkanes revisited. New high-precision vapor pressure data on n-decane, n-eicosane, and n-octacosane, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1989, 34, 149-156. [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]

Varushchenko, Belikova, et al., 1970
Varushchenko, R.M.; Belikova, N.A.; Skuratov, S.M.; Plate, A.F., Zh. Fiz. Khim., 1970, 44, 12, 3022. [all data]

Allemand, Jose, et al., 1986
Allemand, Nadine; Jose, Jacques; Merlin, J.C., Mesure des pressions de vapeur d'hydrocarbures C10 A C18n-alcanes etn-alkylbenzenes dans le domaine 3-1000 pascal, Thermochimica Acta, 1986, 105, 79-90, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-6031(86)85225-X . [all data]

Beckhaus, Ruchardt, et al., 1984
Beckhaus, H.D.; Ruchardt, C.; Smisek, M., Anwendung von kraftfeldrechnungen. VI. Verbrennungsenthalpie und bildungsenthalpie von 4-carbomethoxy-homocuban und homocuban-4-carbonsaure-ein testfall zur berechnung von bildungsenthalpien nach dem kraftfeldverfahren, Thermochim. Acta, 1984, 79, 149-159. [all data]

Carruth and Kobayashi, 1973
Carruth, Grant F.; Kobayashi, Riki, Vapor pressure of normal paraffins ethane through n-decane from their triple points to about 10 mm mercury, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1973, 18, 2, 115-126, https://doi.org/10.1021/je60057a009 . [all data]

Willingham, Taylor, et al., 1945
Willingham, C.B.; Taylor, W.J.; Pignocco, J.M.; Rossini, F.D., Vapor pressures and boiling points of some paraffin, alkylcyclopentane, alkylcyclohexane, and alkylbenzene hydrocarbons, J. RES. NATL. BUR. STAN., 1945, 35, 3, 219-17, https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.035.009 . [all data]

Williamham, Taylor, et al., 1945
Williamham, C.B.; Taylor, W.J.; Pignocco, J.M.; Rossini, F.D., Vapor Pressures and Boiling Points of Some Paraffin, Alkylcyclopentane, Alkylcyclohexane, and Alkylbenzene Hydrocarbons, J. Res. Natl. Bur. Stand. (U.S.), 1945, 35, 3, 219-244, https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.035.009 . [all data]

Finke, Gross, et al., 1954
Finke, H.L.; Gross, M.E.; Waddington, G.; Huffman, H.M., Low-temperature thermal data for the nine normal paraffin hydrocarbons from octane to hexadecane, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1954, 76, 333-341. [all data]

Marti, Kaisersberger, et al., 2004
Marti, E.; Kaisersberger, E.; Emmerich, W.-D., New aspects of thermal analysis, Part I. Resolution of DSC and means for its optimization, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2004, 77, 3, 905-934, https://doi.org/10.1023/B:JTAN.0000041669.06816.36 . [all data]

Domalski and Hearing, 1996
Domalski, Eugene S.; Hearing, Elizabeth D., Heat Capacities and Entropies of Organic Compounds in the Condensed Phase. Volume III, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1996, 25, 1, 1, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.555985 . [all data]

Huffman, Parks, et al., 1931
Huffman, H.M.; Parks, G.S.; Barmore, M., Thermal data on organic compounds. X. Further studies on the heat capacities, entropies and free energies of hydrocarbons, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1931, 53, 3876-3888. [all data]


Notes

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