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Heptane

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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:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
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

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tboil371.5 ± 0.3KAVGN/AAverage of 215 out of 227 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus182.6 ± 0.4KAVGN/AAverage of 51 out of 52 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ttriple182.56 ± 0.03KAVGN/AAverage of 26 out of 31 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tc540. ± 2.KAVGN/AAverage of 27 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Pc27.4 ± 0.3barAVGN/AAverage of 18 out of 19 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Vc0.428l/molN/AAmbrose and Tsonopoulos, 1995 
Vc0.425l/molN/AZawisza and Vejrosta, 1982Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.001 l/mol; Visual; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
rhoc2.35 ± 0.07mol/lAVGN/AAverage of 12 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap36. ± 3.kJ/molAVGN/AAverage of 7 values; Individual data points

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
31.77371.6N/AMajer and Svoboda, 1985 
34.7345.N/ASegura, Wisniak, et al., 2002Based on data from 330. - 371. K.; AC
35.2343.N/AOrtega, González, et al., 2001Based on data from 328. - 393. K.; AC
36.1312.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 297. - 375. K. See also Forziati, Norris, et al., 1949.; AC
36.1313.N/AMichou-Saucet, Jose, et al., 1984Based on data from 298. - 338. K.; AC
36.1313.N/ASipowska and Wieczorek, 1984Based on data from 298. - 363. K.; AC
35.6 ± 0.1313.CMajer, Svoboda, et al., 1979AC
34.4 ± 0.1333.CMajer, Svoboda, et al., 1979AC
33.1 ± 0.1353.CMajer, Svoboda, et al., 1979AC
36.4303.N/AVan Ness, Soczek, et al., 1967Based on data from 288. - 348. K.; AC
34.5 ± 0.1331.CWaddington, Todd, et al., 1947AC
33.2 ± 0.1350.CWaddington, Todd, et al., 1947AC
35.4328.N/AThomson, 1946Based on data from 313. - 398. K.; AC
36.0314.MMWillingham, Taylor, et al., 1945Based on data from 299. - 372. K.; AC
32.0371.CPitzer K.S., 1940AC
35.5325.EBSmith, 1940Based on data from 310. - 397. K.; AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

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

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Temperature (K) A (kJ/mol) beta Tc (K) Reference Comment
298. - 363.53.660.2831540.2Majer and Svoboda, 1985 

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
185.29 - 295.604.818031635.409-27.338Carruth and Kobayashi, 1973Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.
299.07 - 372.434.028321268.636-56.199Williamham, Taylor, et al., 1945 

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
57.9183.BBondi, 1963AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
13.990182.57Van Miltenburg, Van den Berg, et al., 1987DH
14.053182.59Schaake, Offringa, et al., 1979DH
14.037182.55Huffman, Gross, et al., 1961DH
14.037182.55McCullough and Messerly, 1961DH
14.022182.56Douglas, Furukawa, et al., 1954DH
14.022182.56Ginnings and Furukawa, 1953DH
14.0407182.52Pitzer K.S., 1940DH
14.059182.7Meijer, Blok, et al., 1977DH
14.061182.56Van Miltenburg, 1972DH
14.0306182.56Oetting F.L., 1963DH
14.04182.6Domalski and Hearing, 1996AC
14.163182.2Huffman, Parks, et al., 1930DH
14.163182.2Parks, Huffman, et al., 1930DH

Entropy of fusion

DeltafusS (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
76.96182.59Schaake, Offringa, et al., 1979DH
76.89182.55Huffman, Gross, et al., 1961DH
76.89182.55McCullough and Messerly, 1961DH
78.81182.56Douglas, Furukawa, et al., 1954DH
76.81182.56Ginnings and Furukawa, 1953DH
76.93182.52Pitzer K.S., 1940DH
77.0182.7Meijer, Blok, et al., 1977DH
77.02182.56Van Miltenburg, 1972DH
76.81182.56Oetting F.L., 1963DH
77.73182.2Huffman, Parks, et al., 1930DH
77.73182.2Parks, Huffman, et al., 1930DH

Temperature of phase transition

Ttrs (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
182.586crystaline, IliquidHolzhauer and Ziegler, 1975DH

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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]

Zawisza and Vejrosta, 1982
Zawisza, A.; Vejrosta, J., High-pressure liquid-vapor equilibria, critical stat, and p(V, T, x) up to 573.15 K and 5.066 MPa for (heptane + propan-1-ol), J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1982, 14, 239-49. [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]

Segura, Wisniak, et al., 2002
Segura, Hugo; Wisniak, Jaime; Galindo, Graciela; Reich, Ricardo, Phase Equilibria in the Systems 1-Hexene + Heptane and 1-Hexene + Ethyl 1,1-Dimethylethyl Ether + Heptane at 94.00 kPa, Physics and Chemistry of Liquids, 2002, 40, 1, 67-81, https://doi.org/10.1080/00319100208086650 . [all data]

Ortega, González, et al., 2001
Ortega, Juan; González, Carmelo; Galván, Salvador, Vapor-Liquid Equilibria for Binary Systems Composed of a Propyl Ester (Ethanoate, Propanoate, Butanoate) + an n -Alkane (C 7 , C 9 ), J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2001, 46, 4, 904-912, https://doi.org/10.1021/je000358a . [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]

Forziati, Norris, et al., 1949
Forziati, Alphonse F.; Norris, William R.; Rossini, Frederick D., Vapor pressures and boiling points of sixty API-NBS hydrocarbons, J. RES. NATL. BUR. STAN., 1949, 43, 6, 555-17, https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.043.050 . [all data]

Michou-Saucet, Jose, et al., 1984
Michou-Saucet, Marie-Annie; Jose, Jacques; Michou-Saucet, Christian; Merlin, J.C., Pressions de vapeur et enthalpies libres d'exces de systemes binaires: Hexamethylphosphorotriamide (HMPT) + n-hexane; n-heptane; n-octane: A 298,15 K; 303,15 K; 313,15 K; 323,15 K; 333,15 K, Thermochimica Acta, 1984, 75, 1-2, 85-106, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-6031(84)85009-1 . [all data]

Sipowska and Wieczorek, 1984
Sipowska, Jadwiga T.; Wieczorek, Stefan A., Vapour pressures and excess Gibbs free energies of (cyclohexanol + n-heptane) between 303.147 and 373.278 K, The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 1984, 16, 7, 693-699, https://doi.org/10.1016/0021-9614(84)90051-X . [all data]

Majer, Svoboda, et al., 1979
Majer, Vladimír; Svoboda, Václav; Hála, Slavoj; Pick, Jirí, Temperature dependence of heats of vaporization of saturated hydrocarbons C5-C8; Experimental data and an estimation method, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun., 1979, 44, 3, 637-651, https://doi.org/10.1135/cccc19790637 . [all data]

Van Ness, Soczek, et al., 1967
Van Ness, Hendrick C.; Soczek, C.A.; Peloquin, G.L.; Machado, R.L., Thermodynamic excess properties of three alcohol-hydrocarbon systems, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1967, 12, 2, 217-224, https://doi.org/10.1021/je60033a017 . [all data]

Waddington, Todd, et al., 1947
Waddington, Guy; Todd, Samuel S.; Huffman, Hugh M., An Improved Flow Calorimeter. Experimental Vapor Heat Capacities and Heats of Vaporization of n-Heptane and 2,2,3-Trimethylbutane 1, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1947, 69, 1, 22-30, https://doi.org/10.1021/ja01193a007 . [all data]

Thomson, 1946
Thomson, George Wm., The Antoine Equation for Vapor-pressure Data., Chem. Rev., 1946, 38, 1, 1-39, https://doi.org/10.1021/cr60119a001 . [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]

Pitzer K.S., 1940
Pitzer K.S., The thermodynamics of n-heptane and 2,2,4-trimethylpentane, including heat capacities, heats of fusion and vaporization and entropies, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1940, 62, 1224-1227. [all data]

Smith, 1940
Smith, E.R., Boiling points of n-heptane and 2,2,4-trimethylpentane over the range 100- to 1,500-millimeter pressure, J. RES. NATL. BUR. STAN., 1940, 24, 3, 229-17, https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.024.010 . [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]

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]

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]

Van Miltenburg, Van den Berg, et al., 1987
Van Miltenburg, J.C.; Van den Berg, G.J.K.; Van Bommel, M.J., Construction of an adiabatic calorimeter. Measurements of the molar heat capacity of synthetic sapphire and of n-heptane, J. Chem. Thermodynam., 1987, 19, 1129-1137. [all data]

Schaake, Offringa, et al., 1979
Schaake, R.C.F.; Offringa, J.C.A.; van der Berg, G.J.K.; van Miltenburg, J.C., Phase transitions in solids, studied by adiabatic calorimetry. I. Design and test of an automatic adiabatic calorimeter, J. Royal Netherlands Chem. Soc., 1979, 98, 408-412. [all data]

Huffman, Gross, et al., 1961
Huffman, H.M.; Gross, M.E.; Scott, D.W.; McCullough, I.P., Low temperature thermodynamic properties of six isomeric heptanes, J. Phys. Chem., 1961, 65, 495-503. [all data]

McCullough and Messerly, 1961
McCullough, J.P.; Messerly, J.F., The chemical thermodynamic properties of hydrocarbons and related substances, Bureau of Mines Bulletin, 1961, 596, pp. [all data]

Douglas, Furukawa, et al., 1954
Douglas, T.B.; Furukawa, G.T.; McCoskey, R.E.; Ball, A.F., Calorimetric properties of normal heptane from 0 to 520 K, J. Res., 1954, NBS 53, 139-153. [all data]

Ginnings and Furukawa, 1953
Ginnings, D.C.; Furukawa, G.T., Heat capacity standards for the range 14 to 1200°K, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1953, 75, 522-527. [all data]

Meijer, Blok, et al., 1977
Meijer, E.L.; Blok, J.G.; Kroon, J.; Oonk, H.A.J., The carvoxime system. IV. Heat capacities and enthalpies of melting of DL-carvoxime, L-carvoxime and standard n-heptane, Thermochim. Acta, 1977, 20, 325-334. [all data]

Van Miltenburg, 1972
Van Miltenburg, J.C., Construction of an adiabatic calorimeter. Thermodynamic properties of standard n-heptane from 155 to 270K and of 2,2-dichloropropane from 135 to 270K, J. Chem. Thermodynam., 1972, 4, 773-782. [all data]

Oetting F.L., 1963
Oetting F.L., The heat capacity and entropy of 2-methyl-2-propanol from 15 to 330 K, J. Phys. Chem., 1963, 67, 2757-2761. [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., 1930
Huffman, H.M.; Parks, G.S.; Thomas, S.B., Thermal data on organic compounds. VIII. The heat capacities, entropies and free energies of the isomeric heptanes, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1930, 52, 3241-3251. [all data]

Parks, Huffman, et al., 1930
Parks, G.S.; Huffman, H.M.; Thomas, S.B., Thermal data on organic compounds. VI. The heat capacities, entropies and free energies of some saturated, non-benzenoid hydrocarbons, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1930, 52, 1032-1041. [all data]

Holzhauer and Ziegler, 1975
Holzhauer, J.K.; Ziegler, W.T., Temperature dependence of excess thermodynamic properties of n-heptane-toluene, methylcyclohexane-toluene, and n-heptane-methylcyclohexane systems, J. Phys. Chem., 1975, 79(6), 590-604. [all data]


Notes

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