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Carbon Tetrachloride

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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, M. Frenkel director
BS - R.L. Brown and S.E. Stein
DRB - D.R. Burgess
AC - W.E. Acree, Jr., J.S. Chickos
ALS - H.Y. Afeefy, J.F. Liebman, and S.E. Stein
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
DH - E.S. Domalski and E.D. Hearing

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tboil349.8 ± 0.3KAVGN/AAverage of 82 out of 89 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus250.3 ± 0.3KAVGN/AAverage of 31 out of 37 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Ttriple249. ± 3.KAVGN/AAverage of 7 values; Individual data points
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tc556.36KN/AAltunin, Geller, et al., 1987Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
Tc556.4KN/AMajer and Svoboda, 1985 
Tc556.3KN/ACampbell and Chatterjee, 1969Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.2 K; TRC
Tc558.35KN/ALivingston, Morgan, et al., 1908Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 5. K; calculation based on extrap. of density and surface tension; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Pc44.93barN/AAltunin, Geller, et al., 1987Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.50 bar; TRC
Pc45.576barN/ACampbell and Chatterjee, 1969Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1013 bar; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
rhoc3.62mol/lN/ACampbell and Chatterjee, 1969Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 mol/l; TRC
rhoc3.625mol/lN/AKordes, 1954Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.02 mol/l; TRC
rhoc3.625mol/lN/ALewis, 1953Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.03 mol/l; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltavap32. ± 2.kJ/molAVGN/AAverage of 7 values; Individual data points

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
29.82349.9N/AMajer and Svoboda, 1985 
30.4364.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 349. - 416. K.; AC
29.2427.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 412. - 497. K.; AC
30.6509.AStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 494. - 555. K.; AC
33.7277.A,EBStephenson and Malanowski, 1987Based on data from 262. - 349. K. See also Boublík and Aim, 1972.; AC
32.3308.N/AHildenbrand and McDonald, 1959Based on data from 293. - 351. K.; AC
31.7325.N/ABarker, Brown, et al., 1953Based on data from 313. - 338. K.; AC

Enthalpy of vaporization

ΔvapH = A exp(-βTr) (1 − Tr)β
    ΔvapH = Enthalpy of vaporization (at saturation pressure) (kJ/mol)
    Tr = reduced temperature (T / Tc)

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Temperature (K) A (kJ/mol) beta Tc (K) Reference Comment
298. - 358.45.850.2656556.4Majer and Svoboda, 1985 

Antoine Equation Parameters

log10(P) = A − (B / (T + C))
    P = vapor pressure (bar)
    T = temperature (K)

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Temperature (K) A B C Reference Comment
293.03 - 350.864.022911221.781-45.739Hildenbrand and McDonald, 1959, 2Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
37.9227. - 248.N/AGoto, Fujinawa, et al., 1996AC
43.3226.BBondi, 1963AC
38.8217.N/AJones, 1960Based on data from 209. - 225. K. See also Goto, Fujinawa, et al., 1996.; AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
2.69249.Domalski and Hearing, 1996AC

Entropy of fusion

DeltafusS (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
20.49224.6Domalski and Hearing, 1996CAL
10.82249.
20.3225.4
10.1250.3
20.5225.7
10.2250.5

Enthalpy of phase transition

DeltaHtrs (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
4.631225.7crystaline, IIcrystaline, IMorrison and Richards, 1976DH
2.562250.53crystaline, IliquidMorrison and Richards, 1976DH
1.848245.70crystaline, IIliquidArentsen and Van Miltenburg, 1972DH
2.588250.28crystaline, IliquidArentsen and Van Miltenburg, 1972Stable phase.; DH
4.581225.35crystaline, IIcrystaline, IChang and Westrum, 1970DH
2.515250.3crystaline, IliquidChang and Westrum, 1970DH
4.582225.35crystaline, IIcrystaline, IHicks, Hooley, et al., 1944DH
2.515250.3crystaline, IliquidHicks, Hooley, et al., 1944DH
4.600224.6crystaline, IIcrystaline, ILatimer, 1922DH
2.694249.crystaline, IliquidLatimer, 1922DH
4.602225.63crystaline, IIcrystaline, IStull, 1937DH
2.431250.37crystaline, IliquidStull, 1937DH

Entropy of phase transition

DeltaStrs (J/mol*K) Temperature (K) Initial Phase Final Phase Reference Comment
20.52225.7crystaline, IIcrystaline, IMorrison and Richards, 1976DH
10.226250.53crystaline, IliquidMorrison and Richards, 1976DH
7.52245.70crystaline, IIliquidArentsen and Van Miltenburg, 1972DH
10.22250.28crystaline, IliquidArentsen and Van Miltenburg, 1972Stable; DH
20.33225.35crystaline, IIcrystaline, IChang and Westrum, 1970DH
10.04250.3crystaline, IliquidChang and Westrum, 1970DH
20.33225.35crystaline, IIcrystaline, IHicks, Hooley, et al., 1944DH
10.05250.3crystaline, IliquidHicks, Hooley, et al., 1944DH
20.5224.6crystaline, IIcrystaline, ILatimer, 1922DH
10.8249.crystaline, IliquidLatimer, 1922DH
26.40225.63crystaline, IIcrystaline, IStull, 1937DH
9.71250.37crystaline, IliquidStull, 1937DH

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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.

Altunin, Geller, et al., 1987
Altunin, V.V.; Geller, V.Z.; Kremenvskaya, E.A.; Perel'shtein, I.I.; Petrov, E.K., Thermophysical Properties of Freons, Methane Ser. Part 2, Vol. 9, NSRDS-USSR, Selover, T. B., Ed., Hemisphere, New York, 1987. [all data]

Majer and Svoboda, 1985
Majer, V.; Svoboda, V., Enthalpies of Vaporization of Organic Compounds: A Critical Review and Data Compilation, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1985, 300. [all data]

Campbell and Chatterjee, 1969
Campbell, A.N.; Chatterjee, R.M., The critical constants and orthobaric densities of acetone, chloroform benzene, and carbon tetrachloride, Can. J. Chem., 1969, 47, 3893-8. [all data]

Livingston, Morgan, et al., 1908
Livingston, J.; Morgan, R.; Higgins, E., The Weight of Falling Drops and Tate's Laws. Determination of Molecular Weights and Critical Temp. of Liquids Using Drop Weights: II., Z. Phys. Chem., Stoechiom. Verwandtschaftsl., 1908, 64, 170. [all data]

Kordes, 1954
Kordes, E., The heterogeneous vapor-liquid equilibrium. II. Calculation of the density of liquids and vapors as well as the necessary degrees of filling of the autoclave in the work with liquids at high temp, Z. Elektrochem., 1954, 58, 76-80. [all data]

Lewis, 1953
Lewis, D.T., The Determination of the Critical Constants of Liquid Explosives, J. Appl. Chem., 1953, 3, 154. [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]

Boublík and Aim, 1972
Boublík, T.; Aim, K., Heats of vaporization of simple non-spherical molecule compounds, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun., 1972, 37, 11, 3513-3521, https://doi.org/10.1135/cccc19723513 . [all data]

Hildenbrand and McDonald, 1959
Hildenbrand, D.L.; McDonald, R.A., The Heat of Vaporization and Vapor Pressure of Carbon Tetrachloride; The Entropy from Calorimetric Data., J. Phys. Chem., 1959, 63, 9, 1521-1522, https://doi.org/10.1021/j150579a053 . [all data]

Barker, Brown, et al., 1953
Barker, J.A.; Brown, I.; Smith, F., Thermodynamic properties of alcohol solutions. The system ethanol + carbon tetrachloride, Discuss. Faraday Soc., 1953, 15, 142, https://doi.org/10.1039/df9531500142 . [all data]

Hildenbrand and McDonald, 1959, 2
Hildenbrand, D.L.; McDonald, R.A., The Heat of Vaporization and Vapor Pressure of Carbon Tetrachloride; the Entropy from Calorimetric Data, J. Phys. Chem., 1959, 63, 9, 1521-1523, https://doi.org/10.1021/j150579a053 . [all data]

Goto, Fujinawa, et al., 1996
Goto, Hirotoshi; Fujinawa, Tasuku; Asahi, Hidemasa; Inabe, Tamotsu; Ogata, Hironori; Miyajima, Seiichi; Maruyama, Yusei, Crystal Structures and Physical Properties of 1,6-Diaminopyrene-p-chloranil (DAP-CHL) Charge-Transfer Complex. Two Polymorphs and Their Unusual Electrical Properties., Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1996, 69, 1, 85-93, https://doi.org/10.1246/bcsj.69.85 . [all data]

Bondi, 1963
Bondi, A., Heat of Siblimation of Molecular Crystals: A Catalog of Molecular Structure Increments., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1963, 8, 3, 371-381, https://doi.org/10.1021/je60018a027 . [all data]

Jones, 1960
Jones, A.H., Sublimation Pressure Data for Organic Compounds., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1960, 5, 2, 196-200, https://doi.org/10.1021/je60006a019 . [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]

Morrison and Richards, 1976
Morrison, J.A.; Richards, E.J., Thermodynamic study of phase transitions in carbon tetrachloride, J. Chem. Thermodynam., 1976, 8, 1033-1038. [all data]

Arentsen and Van Miltenburg, 1972
Arentsen, J.G.; Van Miltenburg, J.C., Carbon tetrachloride. Determination of the enthalpy of transition from metastable face-centered cubic carbon tetrachloride to the stable rhombohedral modification, J. Chem. Thermodynam., 1972, 4, 789-791. [all data]

Chang and Westrum, 1970
Chang, E.T.; Westrum, E.F., Heat capacities and thermodynamic properties of globular molecules. XV. The binary system tetramethylmethane-tetrachloromethane, J. Phys. Chem., 1970, 74, 2528-2538. [all data]

Hicks, Hooley, et al., 1944
Hicks, J.F.G.; Hooley, J.G.; Stephenson, C.C., The heat capacity of carbon tetrachloride from 15 to 300K. The heats of transition and of fusion. The entropy from thermal measurments compared with the entropy from molecular data, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1944, 66, 1064-1067. [all data]

Latimer, 1922
Latimer, W.M., The distribution of thermal energy in the tetrachlorides of carbon, silicon, titantium and tin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1922, 44, 90-97. [all data]

Stull, 1937
Stull, D.R., A semi-micro calorimeter for measuring heat capacities at low temperatures, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1937, 59, 2726-2733. [all data]


Notes

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