- Formula: C16H34
- Molecular weight: 226.4412
- IUPAC Standard InChI:
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- IUPAC Standard InChIKey: DCAYPVUWAIABOU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
- CAS Registry Number: 544-76-3
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- Other names: n-Cetane; n-Hexadecane; Cetane
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Gas phase thermochemistry 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:
DRB - Donald R. Burgess, Jr.
GT - Glushko Thermocenter, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
|fH°gas||-374.9||kJ/mol||N/A||Fraser and Prosen, 1955||Value computed using «DELTA»fHliquid° value of -456.3±2 kj/mol from Fraser and Prosen, 1955 and «DELTA»vapH° value of 81.38 kj/mol from missing citation.; DRB|
|fH°gas||-374.7||kJ/mol||N/A||Richardson and Parks, 1939||Value computed using «DELTA»fHliquid° value of -456.1±4.1 kj/mol from Richardson and Parks, 1939 and «DELTA»vapH° value of 81.38 kj/mol from missing citation.; DRB|
|S°gas||778.31||J/mol*K||N/A||Stull D.R., 1969||This value is based on the low-temperature results [ Finke H.L., 1954] for S(liquid).; GT|
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Fraser and Prosen, 1955
Fraser, F.M.; Prosen, E.J., Heats of combustion of liquid n-hexadecane, 1-hexadecene, n-decylbenzene, n-decylcyclohexane, n-decylcyclopentane, and the variation of heat of combustion with chain length, J. Res. NBS, 1955, 55, 329-333. [all data]
Richardson and Parks, 1939
Richardson, J.W.; Parks, G.S., Thermal data on organic compounds. XIX. Modern combustion data for some non-volatile compounds containing carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1939, 61, 3543-3546. [all data]
Stull D.R., 1969
Stull D.R., Jr., The Chemical Thermodynamics of Organic Compounds. Wiley, New York, 1969. [all data]
Finke H.L., 1954
Finke H.L., Low-temperature thermal data for the nine normal paraffin hydrocarbons from octane to hexadecane, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1954, 76, 333-341. [all data]
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- Symbols used in this document:
S°gas Entropy of gas at standard conditions fH°gas Enthalpy of formation of gas at standard conditions
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