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Nitroglycerin

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Gas phase thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltafgas-279.1 ± 2.7kJ/molCcbMiroshnichenko, Korchatova, et al., 1988see Miroshnichenko, Korchatova, et al., 1985

Condensed phase thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltafliquid-370. ± 2.kJ/molEqkKazakov, Kirpichev, et al., 1990Heat of nitration
Deltafliquid-371.1 ± 1.7kJ/molCcbMiroshnichenko, Korchatova, et al., 1988see Miroshnichenko, Korchatova, et al., 1985
Deltafliquid-375.kJ/molCcbHandrick, 1956Naval Powder Factory, 1951
Deltafliquid-372. ± 4.kJ/molCcbTaylor and Hall, 1947Heat of combustion corrected for pressure
Deltafliquid-353.9kJ/molCcbRinkenbach, 1926Author's h288_condensed=-81.70 kcal/mol
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltacliquid-1529. ± 10.kJ/molAVGN/AAverage of 7 values; Individual data points

Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

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Individual Reactions

1,2,3-Propanetriol, 1,3-dinitrate + Nitric acid = Nitroglycerin + Water

By formula: C3H6N2O7 + HNO3 = C3H5N3O9 + H2O

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-6. ± 1.kJ/molEqkKazakov, Kirpichev, et al., 1990liquid phase; Heat of nitration
Deltar-5. ± 1.kJ/molCmKazakov, Lagodzinskaya, et al., 1989liquid phase

Glycerol, 1,2-dinitrate + Nitric acid = Nitroglycerin + Water

By formula: C3H6N2O7 + HNO3 = C3H5N3O9 + H2O

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-10. ± 1.kJ/molEqkKazakov, Kirpichev, et al., 1990liquid phase; Heat of nitration

1,2,3-Propanetriol, 1-nitrate + 2Nitric acid = Nitroglycerin + 2Water

By formula: C3H7NO5 + 2HNO3 = C3H5N3O9 + 2H2O

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-18. ± 1.kJ/molCmKazakov, Lagodzinskaya, et al., 1989liquid phase

Glycerin + 3Nitric acid = Nitroglycerin + 3Water

By formula: C3H8O3 + 3HNO3 = C3H5N3O9 + 3H2O

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-36. ± 2.kJ/molCmKazakov, Lagodzinskaya, et al., 1989liquid phase

References

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Miroshnichenko, Korchatova, et al., 1988
Miroshnichenko, E.A.; Korchatova, L.I.; Shelaputina, V.P.; Zyuz'kevich, S.A.; Lebedev, Yu.A., Thermochemistry of glyceryl trinitrate, Bull. Acad. Sci. USSR, Div. Chem. Sci., 1988, 1778-1781. [all data]

Miroshnichenko, Korchatova, et al., 1985
Miroshnichenko, E.A.; Korchatova, L.I.; Shelaputina, V.P.; Zyuzkevich, S.A.; Lebedev, Yu.A., Thermochemistry of glyceryl trinitrate, Bull. Acad. Sci. USSR, Div. Chem. Sci., 1985, 1778-1781. [all data]

Kazakov, Kirpichev, et al., 1990
Kazakov, A.I.; Kirpichev, E.P.; Lagodzinskaya, G.V.; Andrienko, L.P.; Yunda, N.G.; Korolev, A.M.; Rubstov, Yu.I.; Manelis, G.B.; Eremenko, L.T., Study of nitration equilibrium in the glycerin-aqueous nitric acid system. 2. Changes in «DELTA»H and «DELTA»S in the nitration reaction, Bull. Acad. Sci. USSR, Div. Chem. Sci., 1990, 1565-1570. [all data]

Handrick, 1956
Handrick, G.R., Report of the study of pure explosive compounds. Part IV. Calculation of heat of combustion of organic compounds from structural features and calculation of power of high explosives, Rpt. C-58247 for the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, contract DA-19-020-ORD-47 by the Arthur D. Little, Inc., Cambridge, MA, 1956, 467-573. [all data]

Taylor and Hall, 1947
Taylor, J.; Hall, C.R.L., Determination of the heat of combustion of nitroglycerin and the thermochemical constants of nitrocellulose, J. Phys. Chem., 1947, 51, 593-611. [all data]

Rinkenbach, 1926
Rinkenbach, W.H., The properties of glycol dinitrate, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1926, 18, 1195-1197. [all data]

Kazakov, Lagodzinskaya, et al., 1989
Kazakov, A.I.; Lagodzinskaya, E.P.; Kirpichev, E.P.; Andrienko, L.P.; Yunda, N.G.; Korolev, A.M.; Robtsov, Yu.I.; Manelis, G.V.; Eremenko, L.T., Thermodynamics of nitration of glycerol, Dokl. Phys. Chem. (Engl. Transl.), 1989, 305, 287-291. [all data]


Notes

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