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Tetracontane

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Phase change data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, M. Frenkel director
AC - W.E. Acree, Jr., J.S. Chickos
CAL - J.S. Chickos, W.E. Acree, Jr., J.F. Liebman, Students of Chem 202 (Introduction to the Literature of Chemistry), University of Missouri -- St. Louis

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus354.1 ± 0.8KAVGN/AAverage of 7 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap203.5 ± 0.2kJ/molCGCChickos, Wang, et al., 2008Based on data from 323. - 523. K.; AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
132.2572.A,EStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 557. - 798. K. See also Kudchadker and Zwolinski, 1966.; AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
143.94354.6DSCWang, Tozaki, et al., 2006AC
133.44353.2DSCLourdin, Roux, et al., 1992AC

Entropy of fusion

DeltafusS (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
40.58345.4Lourdin, Roux, et al., 1992, 2CAL
377.82353.2

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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.

Chickos, Wang, et al., 2008
Chickos, James; Wang, Tracy; Sharma, Esseim, Hypothetical Thermodynamic Properties: Vapor Pressures and Vaporization Enthalpies of the Even n -Alkanes from C 40 to C 76 at T = 298.15 K by Correlation-Gas Chromatography. Are the Vaporization Enthalpies a Linear Function of Carbon Number?, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 2008, 53, 2, 481-491, https://doi.org/10.1021/je7005852 . [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]

Kudchadker and Zwolinski, 1966
Kudchadker, A.P.; Zwolinski, B.J., Vapor Pressure and Boiling Points of Normal Alkanes, C 21 to C 100 ., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1966, 11, 2, 253-255, https://doi.org/10.1021/je60029a039 . [all data]

Wang, Tozaki, et al., 2006
Wang, Shaolan; Tozaki, Ken-Ichi; Hayashi, Hideko; Inaba, Hideaki; Yamamoto, Hiroko, Observation of multiple phase transitions in some even n-alkanes using a high resolution and super-sensitive DSC, Thermochimica Acta, 2006, 448, 2, 73-81, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tca.2006.06.022 . [all data]

Lourdin, Roux, et al., 1992
Lourdin, D.; Roux, A.H.; Grolier, J.-P.E.; Buisine, J.-M., Thermobarometric and differential scanning calorimetric study of the polymorphism of some even and odd paraffins (C26, C27, C40, C60), Thermochimica Acta, 1992, 204, 1, 99-110, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-6031(92)80319-R . [all data]

Lourdin, Roux, et al., 1992, 2
Lourdin, D.; Roux, A.H.; Grolier, J.-P.E.; Buisine, J.-M., Thermobarometric and differential scanning calorimetric study of the polymorphism of some even and odd paraffins (C26, C27, C40, C60), Thermochim. Acta, 1992, 204, 1, 99, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-6031(92)80319-R . [all data]


Notes

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