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Eicosanoic acid

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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:
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
Tfus348.4KN/AAdriaanse, Dekker, et al., 1964Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ttriple348.23KN/ASchaake, van Miltenburg, et al., 1982Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 K; TRC
Ttriple347.25KN/ASpizzichino, 1956Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ptriple1.97368×10-8atmN/ASpizzichino, 1956Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1.0527×10-8 atm; TRC

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
27.37492.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 477. - 670. K.; AC
30.00392.ME,TEde Kruif, Schaake, et al., 1982Based on data from 380. - 404. K.; AC

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
35.47305. - 323.TPTDChattopadhyay and Ziemann, 2005Experimental values based on the TPTD method are often inconsistent with values determined using other experimental methods; AC
47.7 ± 1.8342.MEDavies and Malpass, 1961Based on data from 337. - 346. K. See also Cox and Pilcher, 1970.; AC
47.7 ± 1.8336.8VDavies and Malpass, 1961, 2ALS

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
17.1347.8DSCMoreno, Cordobilla, et al., 2007AC
16.5348.2N/ADomalski and Hearing, 1996AC

Enthalpy of phase transition

DeltaHtrs (kcal/mol) Temperature (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
16.540348.23crystaline, IliquidSchaake, van Miltenburg, et al., 1982, 2DH

Entropy of phase transition

DeltaStrs (cal/mol*K) Temperature (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
47.49348.23crystaline, IliquidSchaake, van Miltenburg, et al., 1982, 2DH

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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.

Adriaanse, Dekker, et al., 1964
Adriaanse, N.; Dekker, H.; Coops, J., Some Physical Constants of Normal, Saturated Fatty Acids and Their Methyl Esters, Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas, 1964, 83, 557. [all data]

Schaake, van Miltenburg, et al., 1982
Schaake, R.C.F.; van Miltenburg, J.C.; De Kruif, C.G., Thermodynamic properties of the normal alkanoic acids. II. Molar heat capacities of seven even-numbered normal alkanoic acids., J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1982, 14, 771-8. [all data]

Spizzichino, 1956
Spizzichino, C., Contribution a l'etude des tensions de vapeur et des chaleurs de vaporisation des acides gras, esters methyliques et alcools gras a des pressions inferieures a 1 mm de mercure, J. des Recherches du C.N.R.S., 1956, 34, 1-24. [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]

de Kruif, Schaake, et al., 1982
de Kruif, C.G.; Schaake, R.C.F.; van Miltenburg, J.C.; van der Klauw, K.; Blok, J.G., Thermodynamic properties of the normal alkanoic acids III. Enthalpies of vaporization and vapour pressures of 13 normal alkanoic acids, The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 1982, 14, 8, 791-798, https://doi.org/10.1016/0021-9614(82)90176-8 . [all data]

Chattopadhyay and Ziemann, 2005
Chattopadhyay, Sulekha; Ziemann, Paul J., Vapor Pressures of Substituted and Unsubstituted Monocarboxylic and Dicarboxylic Acids Measured Using an Improved Thermal Desorption Particle Beam Mass Spectrometry Method, Aerosol Science and Technology, 2005, 39, 11, 1085-1100, https://doi.org/10.1080/02786820500421547 . [all data]

Davies and Malpass, 1961
Davies, Mansel; Malpass, V.E., 212. Heats of sublimation of straight-chain monocarboxylic acids, J. Chem. Soc., 1961, 1048, https://doi.org/10.1039/jr9610001048 . [all data]

Cox and Pilcher, 1970
Cox, J.D.; Pilcher, G., Thermochemistry of Organic and Organometallic Compounds, Academic Press Inc., London, 1970, 643. [all data]

Davies and Malpass, 1961, 2
Davies, M.; Malpass, V.E., Heats of sublimation of straight-chain monocarboxylic acids, J. Chem. Soc., 1961, 1048-10. [all data]

Moreno, Cordobilla, et al., 2007
Moreno, Evelyn; Cordobilla, Raquel; Calvet, Teresa; Cuevas-Diarte, M.A.; Gbabode, Gabin; Negrier, Philippe; Mondieig, Denise; Oonk, Harry A.J., Polymorphism of even saturated carboxylic acids from n-decanoic to n-eicosanoic acid, New J. Chem., 2007, 31, 6, 947, https://doi.org/10.1039/b700551b . [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]

Schaake, van Miltenburg, et al., 1982, 2
Schaake, R.C.F.; van Miltenburg, J.C.; De Kruif, C.G., Thermodynamic properties of the normal alkanoic acids. II. Molar heat capacities of seven even-numbered normal alkanoic acids, J. Chem. Thermodynam., 1982, 14, 771-778. [all data]


Notes

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