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Benzene, 1,2,3,4-tetramethyl-

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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
DH - Eugene S. Domalski and Elizabeth D. Hearing

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tboil478.1 ± 0.8KAVGN/AAverage of 8 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus266.82KN/ABirch, Dean, et al., 1949Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
Tfus265.5KN/AParks and Huffman, 1931Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC
Tfus265.75KN/ASmith and Lux, 1929Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2.5 K; TRC
Tfus266.75KN/ASmith and MacDougall, 1929Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ttriple265.4KN/AHuffman, Parks, et al., 1931Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap12.9kcal/molN/ARu«7825»icka, Zábranský, et al., 1994AC
Deltavap12.56 ± 0.041kcal/molCSabbah, Tabet, et al., 1994ALS
Deltavap12.6 ± 0.05kcal/molCSabbah, Tabet, et al., 1994See also Yaws, Yang, et al., 1990.; AC
Deltavap13.7kcal/molN/AReid, 1972AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
12.1367.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 352. - 509. K.; AC
13.3331.N/AStull, 1947Based on data from 316. - 477. K.; AC

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
315.8 - 477.64.210251675.172-79.655Stull, 1947Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
2.684265.4Domalski and Hearing, 1996AC
2.6840265.4Huffman, Parks, et al., 1931, 2DH

Entropy of fusion

DeltafusS (cal/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
10.1265.4Huffman, Parks, et al., 1931, 2DH

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Birch, Dean, et al., 1949
Birch, S.F.; Dean, R.A.; Fidler, F.A.; Lowry, R.A., The preparation of the c(10) monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1949, 71, 1362. [all data]

Parks and Huffman, 1931
Parks, G.S.; Huffman, H.M., Some fusion and transition data for hydrocarbons, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1931, 23, 1138-9. [all data]

Smith and Lux, 1929
Smith, L.I.; Lux, A.R., Studies on the Polymethylbenzenes I. A Study of the Jacobsen Reaction with Pentamethylbenzene, and the Preparation of Prehnitene, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1929, 51, 2994-3000. [all data]

Smith and MacDougall, 1929
Smith, L.I.; MacDougall, F.H., Studies on the Polymethylbenzenes II. The Melting Points of the Tetramethylbenzenes, and of Penta- and Hexamethylbenzene, and the Freezing Point Diagram of Mixtures of Durene and Isodurene, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1929, 51, 3001-8. [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, 3876-88. [all data]

Ru«7825»icka, Zábranský, et al., 1994
Ru«7825»icka, Vlastimil; Zábranský, Milan; Ru«7825»icka, Kvetoslav; Majer, Vladimír, Vapor pressures for a group of high-boiling alkylbenzenes under environmental conditions, Thermochimica Acta, 1994, 245, 121-144, https://doi.org/10.1016/0040-6031(94)85073-9 . [all data]

Sabbah, Tabet, et al., 1994
Sabbah, R.; Tabet, D.; Belaadi, S., Enthalpie de sublimation ou vaporisation de quelques derives methyles du benzene, Thermochim. Acta, 1994, 247, 193-199. [all data]

Yaws, Yang, et al., 1990
Yaws, C.L.; Yang, H.C.; Cawley, W.A., Predict enthalpy of vaporization, Hydrocarb. Process. Int. Ed., 1990, 69, 6, 87. [all data]

Reid, 1972
Reid, Robert C., Handbook on vapor pressure and heats of vaporization of hydrocarbons and related compounds, R. C. Wilhort and B. J. Zwolinski, Texas A Research Foundation. College Station, Texas(1971). 329 pages.$10.00, AIChE J., 1972, 18, 6, 1278-1278, https://doi.org/10.1002/aic.690180637 . [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]

Stull, 1947
Stull, Daniel R., Vapor Pressure of Pure Substances. Organic and Inorganic Compounds, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1947, 39, 4, 517-540, https://doi.org/10.1021/ie50448a022 . [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, 2
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]


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