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n-Hexadecanoic acid

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Normal melting point

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Data compiled by: Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director

Tfus (K) Reference Comment
336.15Gaikwad and Subrahmanyam, 1985Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
334.6Gioia Lobbia, Berchiesi, et al., 1982Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
334.6Berchiesi, 1981Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
334.6Berchiesi, 1981, 2Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
336.Pacor, 1967Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
335.8Adriaanse, Dekker, et al., 1964Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.05 K; TRC
335.65Mod, Magne, et al., 1962Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
335.5Costello and Bowden, 1958Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
335.83Wirth, Droege, et al., 1956Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
336.7Links and de Groot, 1953Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
335.7Ward and Singleton, 1952Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC
336.Grob, Jenny, et al., 1951Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
334.Myers, 1951Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 2. K; TRC
335.33Hoffman, Hoerr, et al., 1945Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
335.55Hoffman, Hoerr, et al., 1945Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
335.49Hoffman, Hoerr, et al., 1945Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
335.25Hoffman, Hoerr, et al., 1945Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.3 K; TRC
335.5Wibaut, Overhoff, et al., 1943Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC
336.Whitmore, Sutherland, et al., 1942Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 3. K; TRC
334.9Biltz, Fischer, et al., 1930Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 1. K; TRC
328.15Bruner, 1894Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC; Data excluded from overall average
335.2Krafft, 1882Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 3. K; TRC

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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.

Gaikwad and Subrahmanyam, 1985
Gaikwad, B.R.; Subrahmanyam, V.V., Melting behavior of fatty alcohols and their binary blends., J. Indian Chem. Soc., 1985, 62, 513. [all data]

Gioia Lobbia, Berchiesi, et al., 1982
Gioia Lobbia, G.; Berchiesi, G.; Berchiesi, M.A., Int. DATA Ser., Sel. Data Mixtures, Ser. A, 1982, No. 1, 7. [all data]

Berchiesi, 1981
Berchiesi, M.A., Int. DATA Ser., Sel. Data Mixtures, Ser. A, 1981, No. 2, 116. [all data]

Berchiesi, 1981, 2
Berchiesi, M.A., Int. DATA Ser., Sel. Data Mixtures, Ser. A, 1981, No. 2, 119. [all data]

Pacor, 1967
Pacor, P., Applicability of the Du Pont 900 DTA apparatus in quantitative d. t. a., Anal. Chim. Acta, 1967, 37, 200-8. [all data]

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]

Mod, Magne, et al., 1962
Mod, R.R.; Magne, F.C.; Skau, E.L., J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1962, 7, 31. [all data]

Costello and Bowden, 1958
Costello, J.M.; Bowden, S.T., The temperature variation of orthobaric density difference in liquid- vapour systems: IV fatty acids, Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas, 1958, 77, 803. [all data]

Wirth, Droege, et al., 1956
Wirth, H.E.; Droege, J.W.; Wood, J.H., Low Temperature Heat Capacity of Palmitic Acid and Methyl Palmitate, J. Phys. Chem., 1956, 60, 917. [all data]

Links and de Groot, 1953
Links, J.; de Groot, M.S., The Preparation of Higher Fatty Acids with An Odd Number of Carbons Atoms by the Arndt-Eistert Synthesis, Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas, 1953, 72, 57. [all data]

Ward and Singleton, 1952
Ward, T.L.; Singleton, W.S., Physical Properties of Fatty Acids II. Some Dilatometric and Thermal Properties of Palmitic Acid, J. Phys. Chem., 1952, 56, 696. [all data]

Grob, Jenny, et al., 1951
Grob, C.A.; Jenny, E.F.; Utzinger, H., Synthesis of dl-1,3-dihydroxy-2-aminooctadecane, Helv. Chim. Acta, 1951, 34, 2249. [all data]

Myers, 1951
Myers, G.S., 2-Octadecenoic Acid I> Preparation and SOme Reactions of the cis and trans Isomers, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1951, 73, 2100-4. [all data]

Hoffman, Hoerr, et al., 1945
Hoffman, E.J.; Hoerr, C.W.; Ralston, A.W., The Binary System Stearonitrile-Palmitonitrile., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1945, 67, 1542. [all data]

Wibaut, Overhoff, et al., 1943
Wibaut, J.P.; Overhoff, J.; Jonker, E.W., On the Preparation of Some Hydrocarbons of the Mixed Aliphatic-Aromatic and Aliphatic-Alicyclic Type Containing 22 to 30 C-atoms, Recl. Trav. Chim. Pays-Bas, 1943, 62, 31. [all data]

Whitmore, Sutherland, et al., 1942
Whitmore, F.C.; Sutherland, L.H.; Cosby, J.N., Higher Hydrocarbons. I. Seven Alkyl Substituted Docosanes., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1942, 64, 1360. [all data]

Biltz, Fischer, et al., 1930
Biltz, W.; Fischer, W.; Wunnenberg, E., Molecular and Atomic Volumes. The Volume Requirements of Crystalline Organic Compounds and Low Temperatures, Z. Phys. Chem., Abt. A, 1930, 151, 13-55. [all data]

Bruner, 1894
Bruner, L., The heats of fusion of some organic compounds, Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges., 1894, 27, 2102. [all data]

Krafft, 1882
Krafft, F., On Nineteen Higher Normal Paraffins and a Simple Volume Law for Liquids that form Drops I., Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges., 1882, 15, 1687-711. [all data]


Notes

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